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January 28, 2019

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – January 2019

January 27th, 2019 Data Breach Notification On January 10, 2019, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (H.B. 4806) amending employers’ breach notification requirements when Massachusetts residents […]
January 28, 2019

Ohio Employment Law Update – January 2019

January 27th, 2019 Antidiscrimination Policy in State Government On January 14, 2019, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed an executive order (E.O. 2019-05D) prohibiting any person employed […]
January 28, 2019

Virginia Employment Law Update – January 2019

January 27th, 2019 Poster Update The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry updated the state’s mandatory Job Safety and Health Protection poster. This poster must be displayed in […]
January 25, 2019

OSHA Recordkeeping: A Change and an Upcoming Deadline

January 25th, 2019 OSHA Issues Final Rule Revising Electronic Recordkeeping Regulations Today, January 25, 2019, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final […]
January 25, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor Provides Compliance Assistance Resources to Secure Employee Benefits

January 23, 2019

Snow Day Reading List

What We’re Reading – January 2019 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are eight […]
January 23, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor Enters into Consent Judgment Permanently Enjoining Former Chief Financial Officer after Pension Plan Mishandling

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 […]
January 21, 2019

Ask the Experts: Using a Health FSA on COBRA

January 21st, 2019 Question: A terminated employee took COBRA for the health FSA. Can he stop making after-tax COBRA contributions after three months, then just keep […]
January 18, 2019

Government Shutdown Update: EEOC Closed

January 18th, 2019 The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it is closed because of the federal government shutdown. During this period of federal closure, […]
January 18, 2019

SCOTUS Arbitration Decision in New Prime

Steven Katz, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, explains what this week’s […]
January 17, 2019

2019 Minimum Wages

January 17th, 2019 Eighteen states rang in 2019 with new, higher minimum wage rates. These states (AK, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, ME, MN, MO, MT, […]
January 16, 2019

California Employment Law Update – January 2019

January 16th, 2019 FMCSA and Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Meal and Rest Breaks On December 27, 2018, the federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that […]
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 […]