Welcome to our new Legal Corner designed to keep small business employers informed of critical employment legislation and case law.
House Proposes H.R. 1406, The Working Families Flexibility Act The Working Families Flexibility Act (2013) proposes an extension to private sector workers of the public-sector rule that allows non-exempt employees to choose paid time off as compensation for working overtime hours. The proposed rule does not change the current FLSA requirements unless the employee "knowingly and voluntarily" requests the change in written format. We'll watch this proposed ruling for updates to our clients.
Health Savings Accounts Allow Higher Limits for 2014 The Internal Revenue Service announced higher limits for 2014 on contributions to health savings accounts (HSAs) and for out-of-pocket spending under high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) linked to them.