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Now that the federal government, through the Department of Labor (DoL), has committed to investing $ 2 billion in stimulus funds to strengthen Unemployment Insurance (UI) systems in states besieged by the surge in Unemployment claims due to the coronavirus pandemic, the federal government and state officials discussed how those efforts will be carried out …

What is operating leverage? Operating leverage is a cost accounting formula that measures how much a business or project can increase operating profit by increasing revenue. A business that generates sales with a high gross margin and low variable costs has high operating leverage. Key points to remember Operating leverage is used to calculate the …

Cloud Microsoft touts the top secret ATO cloud By Adam Mazmanian August 16, 2021 Microsoft announced that its top-secret and isolated Azure cloud regions have been granted permission to operate and are “generally available” for national security workloads. Tom Keane, Microsoft’s corporate vice president for Azure Global, wrote in an August 16 blog post that …

Share-based awards are often an important part of a company’s compensation program. However, unlike more general benefit programs, which are generally only subject to federal law, share-based compensation agreements are, in most cases, subject to both federal laws (for example, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (Exchange Act) and state laws. Individual state …

On July 29, 2021, the US Department of Labor announced that it was repealing a final rule released last year (2020 Final Rule) that sought to clarify the standard for finding two separate entities as “co-employers” under the Fair Labor Standards Act. (FLSA). The 2020 Final Rule was a welcome development for franchise businesses, as …

This discussion should be read in conjunction with the unaudited consolidated financial statements of Northrim BanCorp, Inc. (the “Company”) and the notes thereto presented elsewhere in this report and with the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020. Except as otherwise noted, references to “we”, “our”, “us” or “the …

Ken Fisher’s RIA, which employs 4,000 people, took 40 years to manage $ 100 billion in assets, experienced a downturn, and then resumed operations. Ken Fisher fought against the cancellation of culture and won – to the tune of about $ 100 billion in new assets under management. His eponymous company, Fisher Investments, topped all …

On July 29, 2021, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that it would repeal the Trump-era rule (the “Joint Employer Rule”) relating to the determination of joint employers for the purposes of assigning responsibility for wages and hours violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The Joint Employer Rule, which came into …

Hello and welcome to the opening day of the 2021 Industry Liaison Group (ILG) National Conference. After a one-year hiatus, the 2021 ILG National Conference officially kicked off today in Nashville, TN. Providing access to programming both virtually and in person, the conference works hard to address the realities of operating in a COVID world. …

United States: Watch your limits – FedRAMP publishes draft guide on licensing limits for public consultation July 30, 2021 Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. The FedRAMP Program Management Office is seeking comments on its Draft FedRAMP Authorization Limits Guide, Version 2.0, released July 13, 2021. …