|MARCH 6, 2008|
FeaturesEmployers face increasing pressure to verify worker identity
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is expected to re-issue rules requiring employers to check on employees' identities if they receive letters from DHS notifying them that a worker's Social Security numbers does not match the government's database.
Bringing down Public Enemy No. 1: IRS makes Al Capone's records public
It's been 77 years since Al Capone was prosecuted and now the IRS is releasing documents about the country's most celebrated tax evasion case. The documents reveal the extreme lengths federal agents were willing to go to bring down Chicago's most notorious crime boss, even sending one knowledgeable bookkeeper to South America for safekeeping.
Court rules 401(k) participants may sue plan administrators
In a unanimous decision the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that individual participants of defined contribution pension plans such as 401(k) plans are protected under section 502(a)(2) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and may sue for losses resulting from a breach of fiduciary duties.
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The greatest referral source marketing fallacy among professionals is the thinking that you can't reciprocate to referral sources because you don't serve the same type of clients as your referral source....
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Members of the PCAOB's Standing Advisory Group (SAG) warned during their Feb. 27, 2008 meeting that a Professional Judgment Framework (PJF) recommended by the SEC Advisory Committee on Improvements to Financial Reporting (CiFIR) could become a litigation trap that could lead to enhanced, not reduced liability....
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A recent age discrimination case in California was brought
about by a former manager at Google. The 58-year-old man
claimed that fellow Googlers routinely referred to him as "old
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