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Nonprofit: Internal Compliance Audit Services
Laws, regulations, and best practices constantly evolve and change. Liebert Cassidy Whitmore provides compliance audit services to effectively meet and address the risks and challenges of this ever-changing legal landscape. We utilize systematic auditing processes to ensure compliance with the law and best practices and provide practical recommendations.
Our audit services can provide a comprehensive audit of an employer’s employee handbook and other personal policies. We incorporate important developments in the law and best practices into our analysis, recommendations, and revisions to employee handbooks and personal policies.
LCW has extensive experience providing audits to employers to ensure compliance with wage and hour laws and compensation best practices. Our wage and hour audit can services involve a comprehensive or tailored examination of aspects of an organization’s wage and hour compliance, such as meal and rest break policies, independent contract classifications, overtime compliance, and exempt versus non-exempt classification issues. The wage and hour audit process aims to help an organization achieve compliance, by providing practical recommendations and solutions.
The California Fair Pay Act prohibits pay differentials on the basis of gender and race and applies to nonprofit employers. Our audit process includes a comprehensive review of compensation data, and compensation policies and practices; and job descriptions and duties, in order to analyze and assess an organization’s compliance with the California Fair Pay Act and federal Equal Pay Act. Then we practical solutions to help an organization achieve compliance, while furthering the organization’s compensation philosophies and goals.
Compliance with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is essential for nonprofit organizations to avoid potential exposure to ACA penalties. The audit includes a thorough review and analysis of the employer’s current practices, which includes interviews with select employees with knowledge about key areas that are relevant to ACA compliance. LCW prepares a summary of findings, analysis, and recommendations where applicable.
A core part of our governance work is assisting boards with their governing documents. Attorneys in our Nonprofit Group routinely work with executive leadership and their boards to prepare or update their governing documents, including articles of incorporation, bylaws, conflict of interest policies, whistleblower polices, and other board policies and procedures.
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