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New Round of Audit Notifications Sent to Federal Contractors

For federal contractors, affirmative action plan (AAP) audits may be just around the corner. The U.S. Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs sent 750 courtesy scheduling announcement letters (CSAL’s) last week to federal contractors, notifying them that … Continue reading

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Can an Independent Contractor’s Income be Garnished?

It’s more difficult for a creditor, including the government for federal student loans, to garnish income from someone who is self-employed — but it can be done.  Once the creditor is aware that someone is self-employed, they can have a … Continue reading

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Avoiding Pitfalls with Home Remodeling Contractors (Part 1)

The content below is a transcript from the home remodeling panel discussion at the Motion Picture and Television Relief Fund’s conference Deal With It: A Women’s Conference, held in Los Angeles, Ca on August 5, 2018: When you have your … Continue reading

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Government Contractors: Avoiding False Claims

A contract with the government can be a lucrative and secure source of funding for your company for, potentially, dozens of years. Engaging in business with the government, however, is no straightforward task and may deal loops and turns that … Continue reading

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New York State Department of Labor Misclassification – Delivery Workers Were Independent Contractors

In a major victory for businesses, the NYS Appellate Division ruled that Postmates Inc. did not misclassify couriers as independent contractors.  On or about June 21, 2018, the court’s decision, In the Matter of the Claim of Luis A. Vega … Continue reading

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