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May 6, 2019

California Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 6th, 2019 Updated Santa Monica Posters In April 2019, the City of Santa Monica updated its packet of mandatory workplace posters to reflect the following […]
May 6, 2019

District of Columbia Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 6th, 2019 Employment Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Offenses, and Stalking Amendment Act On April 11, 2019, the District of Columbia released the […]
May 6, 2019

Iowa Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 6th, 2019 Negligent Hiring and Employer Liability On April 17, 2019, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation (H.F. 650) relating to the liability of private […]
May 6, 2019

Indiana Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 6th, 2019 Occupational Safety and Health Violations On April 24, 2019, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed legislation (H.B. 1341) regarding penalties for occupational safety and […]
May 6, 2019

Massachusetts Employment Law Update — May 2019

Exemption and Workforce Notification Deadlines Extended On May 1, 2019, in response to feedback from the 12 public listening sessions held throughout Massachusetts, as well as […]
May 6, 2019

Maine Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 6th, 2019 Protecting Job Applicants from Identity Theft On April 22, 2019, Maine Governor Janet Mills signed legislation (H.P. 229) to protect job applicants from […]
May 6, 2019

North Dakota Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 6th, 2019 Wage Mandate On March 26, 2019, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation (H.B. 1193) prohibiting a political subdivision from enacting, maintaining, or […]
May 6, 2019

Nebraska Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 6th, 2019 Wage Disclosure Discrimination On April 17, 2019, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts signed legislation (L.B. 217) amending the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act to […]
May 3, 2019

EEOC to Require 2018 and 2017 Comp Data by Sept. 30

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, has been following the […]
May 2, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor Obtains Consent Order and Judgment To Distribute Assets to Participants of Ohio Retirement Plan

FREMONT, OH – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Cincinnati office of the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), the Department of Labor has […]
May 1, 2019

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 1st, 2019 One in five adults (43.8 million people) will experience a mental illness in any given year. The consequences of living with a mental […]
April 29, 2019

EEO-1 Pay Data Due by September 30

April 29th, 2019 On April 25, 2019, Judge Tanya Chutkan issued an order in National Women’s Law Center, et al. v. Office of Management and Budget, et […]
December 28, 2017

Driving in to 2018

December 28th, 2017 How Changes to the Mileage Reimbursement Rate and Qualified Transportation Benefits Will Impact Employers in 2018 On December 14, 2017, the Internal Revenue […]
January 4, 2018

New Year, New Penalties

January 3rd, 2018 Department of Labor Publishes Updated Penalties for OSHA Violations On January 2, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published updated, inflation-adjusted penalties […]
January 4, 2018

2017 Best of Blog

Happy New Year! As we finish out the first week of the new year, we offer a look back at some of our blog posts from […]
January 5, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Proposal to Expand Access to Healthcare Through Small Business Health Plans

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to expand the opportunity to offer employment-based health insurance to small […]