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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 […]
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 […]
January 22, 2018

California Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 22nd, 2018 Workplace Discrimination Poster Updated In November 2017, the California Division of Labor and Employment updated its workplace discrimination poster, California Law Prohibits Workplace […]
January 22, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – January 2018

WHD Revises Test for Unpaid Internships On January 5, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) released a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB […]
January 23, 2018

Federal Tax Credit for Employers Offering Paid Family and Medical Leave

Signed on December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (US H.B. 1) created a federal tax credit (IRC § 45S) for employers that annually […]
January 23, 2018

Deadline Approaching: Post Form 300A (Summary of Work-Related Illnesses and Injuries)

January 22nd, 2018 This is a reminder that from February 1 through April 30, 2018, impacted employers are required to post a copy of their 2017 […]