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February 19, 2019

You Can Reduce the Risk of Workplace Violence

On Friday, February 15, 2019, five employees of a manufacturer in Aurora, Illinois, were killed by an employee they were about to terminate as they met […]
February 14, 2019

Ask the Experts: Coordinating Health Benefits with Military Coverage

February 14th, 2019 Question: We recently hired an employee who has health coverage through the military (TRICARE). Our company provides a group major medical plan along […]
February 13, 2019

Court Sentences Founders of Laboratory Marketing Companies After U.S. Department of Labor Uncovers Healthcare Fraud

WEST PALM BEACH, 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 […]
February 12, 2019

Former Substance Abuse Recovery Center Director Sentenced to Prison After U.S. Department of Labor Finds Healthcare Fraud Scheme

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 […]
February 11, 2019

Federal Employment Law Update – February 2019

EEO-1 Survey Opening Postponed The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that due to the recent partial lapse in appropriations, the opening of the EEO-1 has […]
February 11, 2019

California Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 Agricultural Workers and Required Overtime Compensation On January 1, 2019, the California Industrial Welfare Commission released an updated Wage Order No. 14-2001 (IWC […]
February 11, 2019

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 Paid Family and Medical Leave Draft Regulations On January 23, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave released draft regulations for […]
February 11, 2019

Michigan Employment Law Update – February 2019

Posters Updated In January 2019, the following new mandatory posters were released by the Michigan Wage and Hour Division: Minimum Wage and Overtime General Requirements The […]
February 11, 2019

New Jersey Employment Law Update – February 2019

Minimum Wage Increases On February 4, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (A.B. 15) that incrementally raises the state’s hourly minimum wage. Per the […]
February 11, 2019

New York Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act On January 25, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation (S.B. 1047) enacting the state’s Gender Expression Non-Discrimination […]
February 11, 2019

Ohio Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 Franchises and the Employment Relationship On December 19, 2018, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed legislation (H.B. 494) regarding franchises and the employment relationship. […]
February 11, 2019

Washington Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 State Supreme Court Announces New Sexual Harassment Standard for Places of Public Accommodation On January 31, 2019 the Washington State Supreme Court issued […]
February 23, 2018

New Mexico Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Santa Fe Living Wage Poster Updated In February 2018, the City of Santa Fe updated its living wage poster to reflect the March […]
February 23, 2018

Missouri Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Kansas City Ban the Box Ordinance On February 1, 2018, the Kansas City Council in Missouri passed an ordinance (180034) restricting an employer’s […]
February 23, 2018

California Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Employer Response to Immigration Inspection Notice In January 2018, the California Department of Labor Standards and Enforcement (DLSE) released its pre-inspection notice, Notice […]
February 27, 2018

Ask the Experts: Final Paycheck After Theft

February 27th, 2018 Question: We had an employee walk off the job after admitting that she was stealing money and property from the workplace. She has […]