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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

February 7, 2019

Court Sentences Lansing, Michigan, Resident to Jail, Orders $48,285 In Restitution for Theft of Mother’s General Motors’ Employee Pension

LANSING, MI – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), and the 30th Circuit Court for Ingham County, Michigan, […]
February 6, 2019

Employment Risks to Watch in 2019

Sexual harassment, legalized marijuana, equal pay, and time off issues create opportunities for agents Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication […]
February 6, 2019

ThinkHR Launches World’s First Comprehensive People Risk Management Solution

Core to Business Success, Supports Better Decisions While Mitigating Risk PLEASANTON, Calif. (February 6, 2019) – ThinkHR, the premier provider of HR risk management solutions, has […]
February 4, 2019

Ask the Experts: Benefits Changes After Open Enrollment Ends but Before Plan Year Begins

February 4th, 2019 Question: Can an employee change a pretax plan election after the employer’s open enrollment window has closed but before the plan year has begun? […]
February 1, 2019

California Dockworkers Union Member Sentenced After U.S. Department of Labor Uncovers Healthcare Fraud Scheme

LOS ANGELES, CA – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), the U.S. District Court for the Central District […]
January 31, 2019

Federal Court Sentences Former Autoworkers’ Union Official After Guilty Plea for Health and Welfare Fund Embezzlement

January 30, 2019

California Sexual Harassment Training Update

As we reported in October 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1343 modifying the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) sexual harassment training […]
January 29, 2019

The Right Information at the Right Time

By Larry Dunivan Part 2 in an ongoing series of posts on people risk management, this article focuses on anticipating and understanding risk – knowing what […]
January 28, 2019

Are You Prepared for the Polar Vortex?

Much of the country is locked in a deep freeze, with windchills in the Midwest expected to be 50 below zero or lower on Wednesday. This […]
January 28, 2019

E-Verify is Back Following the Government Shutdown

January 28th, 2019 Now that the partial government shutdown has ended, E-Verify operations have resumed. Employers understandably have questions on how to proceed for cases that […]
February 3, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Assists in Pension Fund Theft Investigation That Nets Criminal Conviction

PROVIDENCE, RI – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) participated in a multi-agency investigation related to pension fund theft that has resulted […]
February 5, 2018

Ask the Experts: Do I need to submit an EEO-1 report for each employee location?

February 5th, 2018 Question: We are a staffing firm with employees in multiple locations. Do we need to submit an EEO-1 report for each location? Answer: It […]
February 6, 2018

CMS Disclosure Requirement for Employer Health Plans

Do you offer health coverage to your employees? Does your group health plan cover outpatient prescription drugs? If so, federal law requires you to complete an […]
February 10, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Sentencing Of Former Connecticut Resident for Theft of Benefit Checks

HARTFORD, CT – After an investigation by the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and Office of Inspector General (OIG), Yolanda Silverio, a former […]