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April 18, 2019

EEOC Secures $505 Million for Victims in Fiscal Year 2018

On April 10, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released detailed breakdowns for the 76,418 charges of workplace discrimination the agency received in fiscal […]
April 16, 2019

Ask the Experts: Preparing for New Overtime Thresholds

April 16th, 2019 Question: What should employers do to prepare for the anticipated January 1, 2020, effective date of new DOL’s white collar exemptions? Answer: On […]
April 11, 2019

Ask the Experts: White Collar Exemptions

April 11th, 2019 Question: What determines if an employee falls within one of the FLSA white collar exemptions? Answer: Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), […]
April 8, 2019

Federal Employment Law Update — April 2019

EEOC Proposes September 2019 for Submission of EEO-1 Component Two data On March 3, 2019, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a submission (in […]
April 8, 2019

Arkansas Employment Law Update — April 2019

April 8th, 2019 Employees and Forced Human Microchips On March 19, 2019, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed legislation (H.B. 1177) to protect employees from forced human […]
April 8, 2019

California Employment Law Update — April 2019

April 8th, 2019 Updated DFEH Form and Poster In March 2019, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) released the following updated form and […]
April 8, 2019

Florida Employment Law Update — April 2019

April 8th, 2019 Workers’ Compensation Poster In February 2019, the Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation updated its all-in-one “Broken Arm” (or “Workers’ Comp Works for You”) […]
April 8, 2019

Idaho Employment Law Update — April 2019

April 8th, 2019 Wage Claims On March 18, 2019, Idaho Governor Brad Little signed legislation (H.B. 113) extending the time in which a claim for unpaid […]
April 8, 2019

Kentucky Employment Law Update — April 2019

April 8th, 2019 Employment Agreements On March 25, 2019, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed legislation (S.B. 7) allowing all of the following: Arbitration, mediation, or alternative […]
April 8, 2019

Massachusetts Employment Law Update — April 2019

April 8th, 2019 Guide to Paid Family Leave In March 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave released an employer’s guide to aid with […]
April 8, 2019

Maryland Employment Law Update — April 2019

April 8th, 2019 Minimum Wage Increase On March 28, 2019, the Maryland General Assembly overrode Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of legislation that would have increased the […]
April 8, 2019

Maine Employment Law Update — April 2019

April 8th, 2019 Tip Pooling Clarification On March 25, 2019, Maine Governor Janet Mills signed legislation (H.P. 67) clarifying that an employer may establish a valid […]
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 […]