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February 14, 2019

Ask the Experts: Coordinating Health Benefits with Military Coverage

February 14th, 2019 Question: We recently hired an employee who has health coverage through the military (TRICARE). Our company provides a group major medical plan along […]
February 13, 2019

Court Sentences Founders of Laboratory Marketing Companies After U.S. Department of Labor Uncovers Healthcare Fraud

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), the U.S. District Court for the Southern […]
February 12, 2019

Former Substance Abuse Recovery Center Director Sentenced to Prison After U.S. Department of Labor Finds Healthcare Fraud Scheme

MIAMI, FL – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of […]
February 11, 2019

Federal Employment Law Update – February 2019

EEO-1 Survey Opening Postponed The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that due to the recent partial lapse in appropriations, the opening of the EEO-1 has […]
February 11, 2019

California Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 Agricultural Workers and Required Overtime Compensation On January 1, 2019, the California Industrial Welfare Commission released an updated Wage Order No. 14-2001 (IWC […]
February 11, 2019

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 Paid Family and Medical Leave Draft Regulations On January 23, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave released draft regulations for […]
February 11, 2019

Michigan Employment Law Update – February 2019

Posters Updated In January 2019, the following new mandatory posters were released by the Michigan Wage and Hour Division: Minimum Wage and Overtime General Requirements The […]
February 11, 2019

New Jersey Employment Law Update – February 2019

Minimum Wage Increases On February 4, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (A.B. 15) that incrementally raises the state’s hourly minimum wage. Per the […]
February 11, 2019

New York Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act On January 25, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation (S.B. 1047) enacting the state’s Gender Expression Non-Discrimination […]
February 11, 2019

Ohio Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 Franchises and the Employment Relationship On December 19, 2018, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed legislation (H.B. 494) regarding franchises and the employment relationship. […]
February 11, 2019

Washington Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 State Supreme Court Announces New Sexual Harassment Standard for Places of Public Accommodation On January 31, 2019 the Washington State Supreme Court issued […]
February 11, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor Obtains Temporary Restraining Order To Protect Participants and Beneficiaries of Failing MEWA

January 29, 2018

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 29th, 2018 Healthcare Coverage Form On November 3, 2017, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (H.B. 4008) requiring Massachusetts employers with six or more employees […]
January 29, 2018

Hawaii Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 29th, 2018 Labor Posters Updated In January 2018, the Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division (HIOSH) updated its You Have a Right to a Safe […]
January 29, 2018

EEOC Data Reveals 2017 as a Year of Discrimination

January 29th, 2018 The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its 2017 data on enforcement and litigation detailing the top 10 most frequently filed charges […]
February 1, 2018

2018 W-4 Forms Won’t Be Released Until Late February

February 1st, 2018 If you’ve been getting questions from your employees about completing new 2018 W-4 forms to take advantage of the tax reform rules, we’ve […]