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In a recent case, the court found an employee diagnosed with Stage IV inoperable Adenocarcinoma pancreatic cancer had a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The court further held that the employee was entitled to reasonable accommodations in the form of a modified work schedule to obtain chemotherapy treatment. The court concluded that
The distinction between a 1099 independent contractor and a W-2 employee is an important one, as this classification affects federal income tax, social security and Medicare taxes, as well as impacts eligibility for Medicare benefits. It is critical that business owners correctly determine whether individuals are employees or independent contractors. If a business misclassifies an
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Dear General Counsel, P.C. Clients and Friends:  General Counsel, P.C. is pleased to announce that Lewis P. Rhodes has joined the firm.  Lewis brings a combination of over 15 years of government contracts and legal experience and 26 years of management and leadership experience that will be invaluable to General Counsel, P.C. clients.  Lewis is
The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced a change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that will make over a million more American workers now eligible for overtime pay. Business owners should be aware of this new rule, which goes into effect on January 1, 2020. The new rule changes the earnings threshold necessary
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