July 5, 2019

July 4th Weekend Employment Law 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 of […]
July 2, 2019

Ask the Experts: Overtime and Paid Time Off

July 2nd, 2019 Question: Should we include holidays, PTO, vacation, or other leave taken during the workweek in calculating overtime premium pay under FLSA rules? Answer: […]
July 1, 2019

5 Ways to Advance Your Company Culture

How to instill your core values into new hires and grow it in your existing employees In today’s highly competitive talent marketplace, employers are searching for […]
June 24, 2019

Top 10 Reading List — June 2019

At ThinkHR, knowledge makes us tick. Be in the know with 10 of the stories that caught our eye this month. Pride in the Workplace June […]
June 20, 2019

ThinkHR’s Take Your Dog to Work Day Best Practices

June 20th, 2019 Tomorrow, June 21, is Take Your Dog to Work Day. For some businesses, like ThinkHR, dogs are always welcome. On any given day, […]
June 19, 2019

Ask the Experts: Holiday Pay for Sick Day

June 19th, 2019 Question: Do we need to pay an employee who was scheduled to work on a holiday but called in sick and did not […]
June 19, 2019

Louisiana Couple Pleads Guilty to Operating Fraudulent Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana accepted the guilty pleas of The Total Financial Group (TTFG) and its […]
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 […]
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). […]