Internal Revenue Service New W-4

The Internal Revenue Service has issued a resign of the W-4 Tax Form. Effective January 1, 2020 employers must provide all new hires the redesigned W-4[1]. The new design was created to reduce complication and complexity and increase simplicity. The questions are more direct to make tax withholding easier for new employees. Employees that already […]

Delaware House of Representatives to Vote on Marijuana Legalization Bill

On June 5th the Delaware House Revenue and Finance Committee voted in favor of House Bill 110, creating the Delaware Marijuana Control Act. The Delaware Marijuana Control Act regulates and taxes marijuana in the same manner as alcohol. The act allows adults over the age of 21 to legally possess and consume under one ounce […]

Delaware Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Law and the Importance of the Continuing Advancement of the #MeToo Movement

States all across the U.S. have been continuing to create new laws and advancements in accordance with the ‘Me Too’ movement. The ‘Me Too’ movement which was founded in 2006 to help survivors of sexual violence. The goal of the ‘Me Too’ movement is to develop a conversation around sexual violence and in 2006 the […]

#Me Too’s Not Going Away

  According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Chair Victoria Lipnic, workers stepping forward to report claims of sexual harassment isn’t likely to slow down anytime soon. In the year since the #Me Too movement took off, the EEOC has launched 50 % more sexual harassment lawsuits than it did the previous year. The EEOC […]

Workers will find it easier to Sue their Unions for Negligence

  A new policy implemented by the National Labor Relations Board could cause a major increase in litigation at a time when unions are already struggling to retain members and stabilize finances. According to the NLRB, unions that do not properly process workers’ grievances will be presumptively considered liable unless they can prove otherwise.  “In […]

EEOC Sues Connections CSP For Disability Discrimination

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits employers from discriminating against employees or applicants with disabilities in all aspects of employment including hiring, pay, promotion, firing, and much more. Recently, a human services provider unlawfully fired employees who needed medical leave. According to the EEOC, Connections CSP, Inc. is one of Delaware’s Largest non-profit […]

Delaware is Increasing Minimum Wage

Delaware’s minimum wage has now increased $.50 cents from $8.25 to $8.75. In 2015 Delaware increased its minimum wage to $8.25 and had hopes of increasing the minimum wage even more. The $8.75 increase is just the start as there is going to be another increase in the minimum wage effective October 1, 2019. This […]

NPR: Workers Should Be Prepared to Start Over in New Jobs, Stats Show

A recent study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that baby boomers have held 10 to 11 jobs, on average, by the time they reach age 46. Read More…