Tennessee SUI Wage Base Unchanged in 2017

Tennessee SUI Wage Base to Remain Unchanged  for 2017.  Tennessee Dept of Revenue announced that the State's Unemployment Trust Fund did not exceed 1 billion dollars and thus the wage base for 2017 for determining SUI taxable income will remain at $8,000. As of late December, Tennessee was the only state in the union unable to [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Tennessee SUI Wage Base Unchanged in 2017

Labor Department in the News for 2017

The Labor Department (DOL) is in the news at the beginning of 2017. DOL files legal brief regarding delay in new OT rule. The Labor Department filed a Brief on December 15, 2016 stating the the Texas court acted in error in delaying the implementation of the new OT rules that increased the wage cap [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Labor Department in the News for 2017

Tennessee Now Requires E-Verify

Employers with over 50 employees now required to use E-Verify. Starting January 1, 2017, all Tennessee employers with 50 or more employees will be required to use the E-Verify system in order to verify the employment eligibility of workers hired on or after January 1. This new requirement results from a 2016 amendment to the [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Tennessee Now Requires E-Verify