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May 29, 2019

IRS Announces HSA Limits for 2020

May 29th, 2019 On May 28, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2019-25 announcing the annual inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) […]
May 22, 2019

Ask the Experts: Does ERISA Require SPDs in Other Languages?

Question: Our company offers group health coverage and other employee benefit plans. Our workforce includes a number of employees who do not speak English. Are we […]
May 20, 2019

Connecticut Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 20th, 2019 Pregnancy Accommodation Guidance On April 23, 2019, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities released guidance addressing federal law and the Connecticut […]
May 20, 2019

Florida Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 20th, 2019 Vaping in Enclosed Workspaces On April 26, 2019, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation (S.B. 7012) banning workers from vaping in most enclosed […]
May 20, 2019

Georgia Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 20th, 2019 Workers’ Compensation Amendments On May 7, 2019, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed legislation (S.B. 135) amending the state’s workers’ compensation law by changing […]
May 20, 2019

Kentucky Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 20th, 2019 EEO Poster Updated In May 2019, the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights updated its Equal Employment Opportunity notice to include information about the […]
May 20, 2019

Maryland Employment Law Update — May 2019

Gender Diversity in the Boardroom On May 13, 2019, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed legislation (H.B. 1116) to promote gender diversity in corporate management and boardrooms […]
May 17, 2019

What We’re Reading — May 2019

At ThinkHR, knowledge makes us tick, so we keep up with the latest people risk management news and information and share it with you. Check out […]
May 16, 2019

Six New Members Appointed to the 2019 ERISA Advisory Council

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the U.S. Department of Labor announced the appointments of six new members as well as chair and vice chair to the 2019 […]
May 14, 2019

Ask the Experts: Uncashed Claim Checks

May 14th, 2019 Question: Our company’s group medical plan is self-funded (uninsured). What is our responsibility when we pay a claim but the payee never cashes […]
May 10, 2019

“Moms in the Workplace” Quiz!

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, tests your knowledge with […]
May 8, 2019

Ask the Experts: Self-identification for the EEO-1 Report

May 8th, 2019 Question: What is the best way for an employer to collect race, ethnic, and gender information for the EEO-1 report? Answer: Self-identification is […]
December 21, 2017

New Hampshire Man Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Justice in Connection with U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Investigation, and Lawsuit

CONCORD, NH – A New Hampshire man has pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of obstruction of justice in connection with a U.S. Department […]
December 22, 2017

Top 10 Holiday Party Mishaps

December 21st, 2017 During our annual holiday party webinar, we asked participants to share their company holiday party mishaps with us. Here are the top 10 […]
December 27, 2017

IRS Extends Deadline for Employers to Furnish Forms 1095-C and 1095-B

December 27th, 2017 On December 22, 2017, the IRS released Notice 2018-06 to extend the due date for employers to furnish 2017 Form 1095-C or 1095-B […]
December 27, 2017

Ask the Experts: Out of Office Communication

December 27th, 2017 Question: The holidays are coming and we know people will be out of the office for various celebrations and events. Often people don’t […]