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December 27, 2018

Government Shutdown Update: E-Verify and E-Verify Services Unavailable

December 27th, 2018 On December 22, 2018 the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted notice that due to the […]
December 19, 2018

Our Gift to You

What We’re Reading – December 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are eight […]
December 17, 2018

The ACA Remains the Same Following Texas Court Ruling

December 17th, 2018 Last Friday’s ruling by a Texas federal district court judge does not have any effect on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how […]
December 17, 2018

Vermont Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 17th, 2018 Data Privacy, Consumer Privacy, and Discrimination On May 22, 2018, Vermont Governor Phil Scott allowed legislation to become law without his signature (H.B. […]
December 17, 2018

Kansas Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 17th, 2018 Workers’ Compensation Notice The Kansas Department of Labor updated its Workers’ Compensation Rights and Responsibilities notice to remove irrelevant dates and updated the […]
December 17, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – December 2018

Proposed Rule: H1-B Cap Petitions On December 3, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require petitioners seeking […]
December 12, 2018

Ask the Experts: FMLA Leave and Attendance Incentives

December 12th, 2018 Question: We give year-end bonuses based on attendance, and employees with a certain number of absences are disqualified. If an employee took FMLA […]
December 10, 2018

Ask the Experts: Flu and FMLA

December 10th, 2018 Question: Is the common flu considered a serious health condition under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? Answer: Most cases of the […]
December 7, 2018

Avoid Women at All Costs?

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, explains that avoiding harassment […]
December 3, 2018

Alaska Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 3rd, 2018 Omnibus Workers’ Compensation Legislation On August 24, 2018, Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed the state’s comprehensive Omnibus Workers’ Compensation law (H.B. 79), which, […]
December 3, 2018

California Employment Law Update – December 2018

Private-Sector Emergency Ambulance Employees to Remain on Call During Work Breaks On November 6, 2018, California voters passed a proposition (Proposition 11) creating the Emergency Ambulance […]
December 3, 2018

Delaware Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 3rd, 2018 Sexual Harassment Notice On November 14, 2018, the Delaware Department of Labor, Division of Industrial Affairs released its mandatory sexual harassment information sheet […]
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 […]