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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 […]
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 […]
February 23, 2018

Wyoming Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Health and Safety Poster Updated On February 2, 2018, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services updated its Notice to Employees Health and Safety Protection […]
February 23, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Spokane Ban the Box Ordinance In December 2017, the City of Spokane enacted a ban the box ordinance prohibiting employers from advertising restrictions […]
February 23, 2018

Vermont Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Recreational Marijuana Legalized On January 22, 2018, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed legislation (H.B. 511) legalizing recreational marijuana. According to Vt. Stat. Ann. […]
February 23, 2018

Texas Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 City of Austin Paid Sick Leave On February 15, 2018, the Austin City Council approved a paid sick leave ordinance (earned sick time) requiring employers to […]