CLEVELAND – United Healthcare Services, Inc. (United) violated federal law when it discriminated against a full-time telecommuter by refusing to grant her a religious exemption from the company’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced today.
Archives for September 20, 2023
I have a confession to make.
To the embarrassment of my family, especially my wife, I continue to watch professional wrestling. I’m a sucker when an entire arena is directing “heat” (negative reactions like booing) at a “heel” (the “bad guy”). And when the “babyface” (the “good guy”) is about to
The Internal Revenue Service announced on September 14 that it was “increasingly alarmed” about potentially abusive submissions for tax credits under the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), which is a tax credit passed in conjunction with relief promulgated under the CARES Act. Citing a backlog in reviewing current claims and warning about aggressive promoters pushing employers to take questionable tax positions, the IRS announced an aggressive crackdown on enforcement under the ERC program. The IRS guidance also provides for a longer processing time for current submissions as well as relief programs for ineligible employers that applied for the credit.