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March 22, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor Obtains Consent Judgment and Order Protecting Participants and Beneficiaries of Failing MEWA

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 […]
March 20, 2019

Chapter Two in the EEO-1 Pay Survey Flap

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, gives an update on […]
March 20, 2019

Employers: Keep Eye Out for Social Security “No-Match” Letters

March 20th, 2019 The Social Security Administration (SSA) will begin mailing Employer Correction Request Notices – often referred to as Social Security No-Match Letters – later […]
March 18, 2019

Ask the Experts: EEO-1 Reporting Threshold

March 18th, 2019 Question: We are a private employer and had 100 employees for a portion of last year, but for the rest of the year […]
March 13, 2019

“HR Basics” 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 HR knowledge […]
March 11, 2019

Federal Employment Law Update — March 2019

Department of Labor Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Update Overtime Regulations On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a Notice of […]
March 11, 2019

California Employment Law Update — March 2019

March 11th, 2019 Senate Bill Introduced to Clarify Sexual Harassment Training Requirements On February 26, 2019, the California Senate introduced legislation (S.B. 778) regarding the sexual […]
March 11, 2019

Kentucky Employment Law Update — March 2019

March 11th, 2019 Workplace Posters Updated In February 2019, the Kentucky Labor Cabinet updated the following mandatory workplace posters: All notices must be conspicuously posted in […]
March 11, 2019

Maine Employment Law Update — March 2019

March 11th, 2019 Portland Minimum Wage Poster Updated The City of Portland, Maine released an updated minimum wage poster with the July 1, 2019 city minimum […]
March 11, 2019

Michigan Employment Law Update — March 2019

March 11th, 2019 State Supreme Court Asked to Review Constitutionally of Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Laws On February 20, 2019, the Michigan House adopted […]
March 11, 2019

New York Employment Law Update — March 2019

March 11th, 2019 Westchester County Fair Chance to Work Act (Ban the Box) On December 3, 2018, the Westchester County Board of Legislators adopted the Fair […]
March 11, 2019

Oregon Employment Law Update — March 2019

March 11th, 2019 Portland Prohibits Discrimination Against Non-Religious On February 27, 2019, the Portland City Council passed Ordinance No. 189396, which amends the city’s Civil Rights […]
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 […]