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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 […]
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 […]
January 22, 2018

Rhode Island Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 22nd, 2018 Poster Update In January 2018, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training updated its poster, Notice to All Employees – Information Employers […]
January 22, 2018

North Carolina Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 22nd, 2018 Wage and Hour Poster Updated In December 2017, the North Carolina Department of Labor updated its labor law poster. One part of the […]
January 22, 2018

Michigan Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 22nd, 2018 Junior Hockey Player Classified as Nonemployee On December 20, 2017, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation (S.B. 483 and S.B. 486) clarifying junior […]
January 22, 2018

Maryland Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 22nd, 2018 Unemployment Poster Updated The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Office of Unemployment Insurance updated its Unemployment Insurance Law poster (revised 9-17). […]