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 […]
May 8, 2019

Ask the Experts: Self-identification for the EEO-1 Report

May 8th, 2019 Question: What is the best way for an employer to collect race, ethnic, and gender information for the EEO-1 report? Answer: Self-identification is […]
May 6, 2019

Federal Employment Law Update — May 2019

HIPAA Penalties On April 30, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a Notification of Enforcement Discretion Regarding HIPAA Civil Money Penalties (Document No. […]
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 […]
January 25, 2018

New Tax Breaks for Health Plans

January 25th, 2018 Last week’s drama that shut down the federal government, then un-shut it three days later, was settled when agreement was reached on a […]
January 29, 2018

West Virginia Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 29th, 2018 Wage Payment and Collection Act Poster Updated In January 2018, the West Virginia Division of Labor updated its West Virginia Wage Payment and […]
January 29, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 29th, 2018 NYC Requires Cooperative Dialogue for Accommodation Request On January 19, 2018, the New York City Council enacted a local law (Int. 804-A) to […]
January 29, 2018

New Jersey Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 29th, 2018 Breastfeeding Civil Rights On January 8, 2018, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation (A.B. 2294) to include breastfeeding and expressing milk […]