• Compass WFS Legislative Updates

Minimum Wage Increases for New York and New Jersey

As of December 31st, 2016 minimum wage increases went into effect for New York State. As of January 1st, 2017 minimum wage increases went into effect in the state of New Jersey along with 17 other states across the country.

NYC Enacts Freelance Worker Protections

The Freelance Isn’t Free Act, Effective May 15th 2017, offers protection to all New York City residents who identify as freelance workers against underpayment and undue manipulation on behalf of their employers.

Annual W-4 Reminder

As 2016 comes to a close, we encourage you to remind your employees to review their W-4 information and submit a revise W-4 if they have any changes…

FLSA Legal Update

The Department of Labor’s Overtime rule, which was set to go into effect December 1st has been blocked by a federal judge…

NYC Pre-Tax Transit Benefits

NYC Pre-Tax Transit Benefits – January 2016 On October 20, 2014, the New York City Council signed the Affordable Transit Act, regulating the transit benefits for the New York City area. Effective January 1, 2016, the law requires private employers with 20 or more full time employees to provide a pretax payroll deduction for transit […]

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