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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 […]
March 11, 2019

Virginia Employment Law Update — March 2019

March 11th, 2019 Nondisclosure or Confidentiality Agreements and Sexual Assault On February 22, 2019, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (H.B. 1820) enacting a new law […]
March 8, 2019

Overtime Regulations Resurface

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 proposed rule […]
March 6, 2019

EEO-1 Pay Data Collection Requirement Reinstated

On March 4, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling in National Women’s Law Center v. Office of Management and […]
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. […]
February 10, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Investigations Help Retirement Plans Recover Nearly $16 Million After Losses from Fraudulent Loans

CHICAGO, IL – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a settlement agreement with U.S. Fiduciary Services and three of its subsidiaries that provides for […]
February 12, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 12th, 2018 Enforcement of NYC Fast Food Deductions Law Stayed by Federal Judge On January 17, 2018, enforcement of the NYC Fast Food Deductions Law, […]
February 12, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 12th, 2018 IRS Releases Publication 15 and W-4 Withholding Guidance for 2018 On January 31, 2018, the federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Publication 15 […]
February 19, 2018

Ask the Experts: Do company owners need to fill out a Form I-9?

February 19th, 2018 Question: Do company owners need to fill out a Form I-9? Answer: The owner of a business will need to complete a Form I-9 to […]