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A Local Victory For Outsourcing Businesses

Due to the nature of their affiliations, businesses that outsource particular tasks and functions are often joined as defendants in lawsuits filed by the outsourced entity’s own employees on the theory of “joint employership” found in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Erie Angel Network is Open for Business

Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. is a sponsor of Blue Tree Allied Angels Erie Network (“Erie Angel Network”).

Federal Court Authorizes Vet to Pursue Punitive Damages Under State Claim for “Wrongful Discharge"

An Air Force reservist who claimed that he was denied the right to “reclaim” his civilian job after returning from a deployment to Pakistan was recently awarded the right to pursue punitive damages under a state tort claim for wrongful discharge by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Leverage 401(k) Plan with Cross-Testing to Maximize Key Employee Benefits

This article is written for employers who: (i) have a 401(k) plan; (ii) contribute (or have cash flow to contribute) at least 3% to 5% of employee compensation to the plan; and (iii) would like to differentiate the level of benefits for key employees (including owners) from the level of benefits provided to other employees.

Allocating Certain Plan Expenses to Individual Participants' Accounts in Profit Sharing, 401(k)

The Department of Labor (DOL) has recently changed its longstanding position regarding the allocation of certain plan fees to the accounts of participants who utilize certain plan features.

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