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March 6, 2019

U.S. District Court Sentences Investment Advisor to Prison and Orders Payment of $1,636,604 in Restitution for Pension Fraud

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – After a U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) investigation of a multi-million dollar pension trust fraud, the U.S. […]
March 5, 2019

Is Your Harassment Prevention Training Working?

Thanks to new training mandates in California, New York, and Delaware, more employees will be trained on sexual harassment and discrimination prevention in 2019 than ever […]
March 4, 2019

Another Caution for Employers in Medical Marijuana States

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, explains what an Arizona […]
March 1, 2019

Legislative Cleanup: California Senate Attempts to Clear Up S.B. 1343 Sexual Harassment Training Confusion

On February 26, 2019, California Senate Bill 778 was introduced to clear up confusion about when employers are required to provide employees with sexual harassment prevention […]
February 26, 2019

The Risks are Real

By Larry Dunivan, CEO of ThinkHR Part 3 in an ongoing series of posts on people risk management, this article focuses on acknowledging and preventing risk. […]
February 25, 2019

SCOTUS Vacates Rizo v. Yovino on Technicality Not Merit

Update: SCOTUS Decision On February 25, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) vacated and remanded Rizo v. Yovino based on a legal technicality […]
February 25, 2019

March Madness 2019: The Ball is in Your Court

February 25th, 2019 March Madness is upon us, and there is no avoiding it. Selection Sunday, when the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Committee announces which […]
February 24, 2019

District of Columbia Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 24th, 2019 Wage Garnishment Fairness Amendment Act On February 7, 2019, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Wage Garnishment Fairness Amendment Act (B22-0572) […]
February 24, 2019

Florida Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 24th, 2019 Miami Minimum Wage Ordinance Remains Invalid On February 5, 2019, the Florida Supreme Court dismissed the City of Miami’s petition to review a […]
February 24, 2019

Illinois Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 24th, 2019 Minimum Wage On February 19, 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed legislation (S.B. 1) increasing the state’s minimum wage rate as follows: $9.25 […]
February 24, 2019

Wyoming Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 24th, 2019 Penalties for Equal Pay Act Violations Increasing On February 8, 2019, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signed legislation (H.B. 71) increasing the penalties for […]
February 22, 2019

EEOC Buries the Bombs

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, gives a rundown of […]
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 […]