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October 19, 2018

OSHA Softens Approach to Safety Incentive Programs and Post-incident Drug Testing

The Workplace Safety Practice Group at leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, explains OSHA’s […]
October 17, 2018

Ask the Experts: Mandatory Flu Shots

October 17th, 2018 Question: Can we require our employees to get flu shots? Answer: While there is no law that prohibits employers from mandating flu shots […]
October 12, 2018

Easy-to-Use Tax Withholding Calculator

Employers, have you reminded your employees to check that they are having the right amount of tax withheld from their paychecks? It’s a good idea for […]
October 9, 2018

Ask the Experts: Distributing ERISA Notices Electronically

Question: Our company is getting ready for open enrollment. Can we distribute ERISA notices electronically instead of printing and delivering hard copies? Answer: Yes, electronic delivery […]
October 8, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – October 2018

USCIS Notice to Appear Policy Memorandum Not Applicable to Employment-Based Petitions On September 27, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) clarified that its Notice […]
October 8, 2018

California Employment Law Update – October 2018

Criminal History and Job Applicants On September 30, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation (S.B. 1412) specifying that employers, public agencies, private individuals, and corporations […]
October 8, 2018

Montana Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 8th, 2018 2019 Minimum Wage Increase The Montana Department of Labor and Industry announced that the state’s minimum wage will increase to $8.50 per hour […]
October 8, 2018

New Jersey Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 8th, 2018 Proposed Rules for Paid Sick Leave Implementation On September 13, 2018, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development released proposed new […]
October 8, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – October 2018

Finalized Materials and Guidance on NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Law On October 1, 2018, Governor Cuomo announced the release of the following finalized materials and guidance on New […]
October 8, 2018

Ohio Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 8th, 2018 2019 Minimum Wage Increase On September 30, 2018, the Ohio Department of Commerce announced that the state’s minimum wage will increase as follows: […]
October 8, 2018

Pennsylvania Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 8th, 2018 PHRC Releases Guidance Extending PHRA Protections to LGBTQ Community On August 2, 2018, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) released its Guidance on […]
October 8, 2018

South Dakota Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 8th, 2018 2019 Minimum Wage Increase According to the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, the state’s minimum wage increases for 2019 as follows: […]
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