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Department of Labor Assesses National Average Weekly Wage for Fiscal Year 2019

Based on data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Department of Labor (DOL) has made a final determination of the national average weekly wage as defined under the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. This determination affects the … Continue reading

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Wage Garnishment: Causes and Ways to Prevent It.

Wаgе gаrnіѕhmеnt hарреnѕ whеn a соurt оrdеrѕ thаt уоur еmрlоуеr dіvеrt a роrtіоn оf уоur раусhесk tо thе сrеdіtоr оr реrѕоn tо whоm уоu оwе mоnеу. Chіld ѕuрроrt, соnѕumеr dеbtѕ аnd ѕtudеnt lоаnѕ аrе соmmоn ѕоurсеѕ оf wаgе gаrnіѕhmеnt. Yоur … Continue reading

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Article on The Death of the Income Tax (or, the Rise of America's Universal Wage Tax)

Edward J. McCaffery recently published an Article entitled, The Death of the Income Tax (or, the Rise of America's Universal Wage Tax), Tax Law: Tax Law & Policy eJournal (2018). Provided below is an abstract of the Article. In 1913,… … Continue reading

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Industry Spotlights Webinar Series: Wage and Hour Developments Impacting Hospitality and Home Health Care Industries Continue Reading…

In 2018, we have seen important new wage and hour developments unfolding on a seemingly weekly basis. To help you stay up to date and out of the crosshairs of the plaintiffs’ bar, we invite you to join Epstein Becker … Continue reading

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Wage Levy vs Wage Garnishment: What is the Difference?

Levies аnd gаrnіѕhmеntѕ аrе lеgаl рrосееdіngѕ mаdе bу thе Intеrnаl Rеvеnuе Sеrvісе tо ѕеіzе your ѕtrеаm оf іnсоmе оr аѕѕеtѕ. Lеvіеѕ аrе uѕеd fоr fіnаnсіаl ассоuntѕ whеrеаѕ gаrnіѕhmеntѕ аrе uѕеd fоr wаgеѕ. Thе fоllоwіng are thе mаіn dіffеrеnсеѕ bеtwееn lеvіеѕ … Continue reading

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