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May 6, 2019

Arkansas Employment Law Update — May 2019

May 6th, 2019 Empower Independent Contractors Act of 2019 On April 16, 2019, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed legislation (H.B. 1850) enacting the Empower Independent Contractors […]
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 […]
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 […]