Remember to Properly Report Wages for Unemployment Insurance Taxes

Summer is here and so is summer travel season. It’s also a good time for employers to verify that they are properly reporting wages for unemployment insurance taxes. Whether employees are working from another state while on vacation or working on a project outside of Oregon, employees may be performing services in multiple states.  When… Continue reading Remember to Properly Report Wages for Unemployment Insurance Taxes

DOL Withdraws Guidance on Joint Employment and Independent Contractors

This morning, the DOL withdrew the agency’s 2015 and 2016 informal guidance on joint employment and independent contractors.  The DOL announcement says:  “Removal of the two administrator interpretations does not change the legal responsibilities of employers under the Fair Labor Standards Act or Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, as reflected in the Department’s long-standing… Continue reading DOL Withdraws Guidance on Joint Employment and Independent Contractors