LOS ANGELES -- Results from the Eighth Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey revealed major differences in how employers
and their employees view the importance of retirement benefits.
Because gain on the conversion of a capital or ordinary income asset produces the same tax result, corporate employers
may be indifferent as to characterization.
Law enforcement employers
must consider factors, such as time spent on leave, time spent on call, and time spent training when determining whether an employee has worked the requisite number of hours.
currently may require pre-employment physicals to determine if an employee is able to physically perform their job.
Facts: In the case, the employer
contracted with an RSC to assist in selling employees' residences.
A recent survey by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans said that nearly two-thirds of employers
offer some type of wellness program.
In the first scenario the employee effectively sells the residence to the employer
via the relocation company; the buyout price is generally the average of two or three appraisals.
have been held to a strict standard of liability, referred to as vicarious liability, for the sexually harassing conduct of supervisors, enabling employees alleging they were the victims of sexual harassment to hold employers
liable without the need to establish knowledge or constructive knowledge of the offending conduct and failure to remedy it on the part of the employer
1, enacted last year as AB 1825, requires employers
with 50 or more workers to provide a minimum of two hours of anti-harassment training and education to all supervisors by Jan.
will be disturbed--as will the students and their families.
The smallest employers
generally are keeping costs down by discouraging coverage of dependents and imposing high deductibles.
Even IRS regulations describe differential payments to military personnel as "compensation paid by other employers