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June 19, 2019

Former Ohio Labor Union Official Sentenced to Year in Prison after Pleading Guilty to Embezzling from Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Local 84

YOUNGSTOWN, OH – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and Office of Inspector General, U.S. District Court Judge […]
June 19, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor Obtains Consent Order and Judgment To Restore Assets to Participants in Jackson, Michigan, Retirement Plan

JACKSON, MI – The U.S. Department of Labor has obtained a consent order and judgment requiring the fiduciaries of the DJI & Associates Inc. Simple Plan […]
June 17, 2019

Two New Types of HRAs Coming for 2020

On June 13, 2019, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury released an advance copy of a Final Rule on Health Reimbursement […]
June 14, 2019

It’s Time to Put Employees (Not Managers) at the Center of Your Harassment Prevention Strategy

In partnership with Impactly, ThinkHR recently conducted a survey of its customers to measure the extent to which U.S. employers are adopting EEOC best practices to […]
June 13, 2019

Ask the Experts: Executive-Only Medical Plans

June 13th, 2019 Question: Our company offers group medical and dental plans for all employees. We also have an executive-only medical plan that covers out-of-pocket expenses […]
June 13, 2019

U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury Expand Access to Quality, Affordable Health Coverage Through Health Reimbursement Arrangements

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury issued a new policy that will provide hundreds of thousands […]
June 10, 2019

Ask the Experts: Taxability of Reimbursements for Mileage

June 10th, 2019 Question: Are amounts an employer reimburses employees for mileage taxable? Answer: They may be; the type of reimbursement plan will dictate whether reimbursement […]
May 31, 2019

The 4 A’s of a Mentally Healthy Workplace

As Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close, we revisit the topic of fostering a mentally healthy workplace all year long. At the beginning of […]
May 31, 2019

New Hampshire Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 31st, 2019 Night Working Hours and Minors On May 15, 2019, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed legislation (H.B. 223) limiting the number of night […]
May 31, 2019

Nevada Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 31st, 2019 Employment Discrimination On May 21, 2019, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed legislation (S.B. 177) adding the following regarding right-to-sue notices and damage awards: […]
May 31, 2019

Oregon Employment Law Update — May 2019

Employer Accommodation for Pregnancy Act On May 22, 2019, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed legislation (H.B. 2341) enacting the state’s Employer Accommodation for Pregnancy Act and […]
May 31, 2019

Washington Employment Law Update — May 2019

Preventing Sexual Assault of Isolated Workers On May 13, 2019, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation (S.B. 5258) requiring every hotel, motel, retail, or security guard […]
December 19, 2017

New York Employment Law Update-December 2017

December 18th, 2017 New York City Pregnancy and Employment Rights Publications Updated The New York City Commission on Human Rights published an updated poster and fact […]
December 19, 2017

Ohio Employment Law Update-December 2017

December 18th, 2017 Disposal of Social Security Numbers On June 6, 2017, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed legislation (S.B. 769) prohibiting the disposal, or transfer to […]
December 19, 2017

Oregon Employment Law Update – December 2017

December 18th, 2017 Disposal of Social Security Numbers On June 6, 2017, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed legislation (S.B. 769) prohibiting the disposal, or transfer to […]
December 19, 2017

Washington Employment Law Update – December 2017

December 18th, 2017 Poster Updates The following Washington required posters have been updated to reflect 2018 changes: Employers are required by Washington law to display the […]