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January 29, 2019

The Right Information at the Right Time

By Larry Dunivan Part 2 in an ongoing series of posts on people risk management, this article focuses on anticipating and understanding risk – knowing what […]
January 28, 2019

Are You Prepared for the Polar Vortex?

Much of the country is locked in a deep freeze, with windchills in the Midwest expected to be 50 below zero or lower on Wednesday. This […]
January 28, 2019

E-Verify is Back Following the Government Shutdown

January 28th, 2019 Now that the partial government shutdown has ended, E-Verify operations have resumed. Employers understandably have questions on how to proceed for cases that […]
January 28, 2019

Federal Employment Law Update – January 2019

DOL Publishes Penalty Increases Update: The penalties were published in the Federal Register on January 23, 2019 and are effective. On January 15, 2019, the U.S. Department […]
January 28, 2019

Delaware Employment Law Update – January 2019

January 27th, 2019 Equal Rights Amendment to State Constitution On January 16, 2019, Delaware Governor John Carney signed legislation (H.B. 1) amending the Delaware Constitution’s Bill […]
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 […]
March 1, 2018

6 Ways to Keep the Flu from Sidelining Your Workplace

March 1st, 2018 This year’s flu season is a rough one. Although the predominant strains of this year’s influenza viruses were represented in the vaccine, they […]
March 6, 2018

March Madness: The Ball is in Your Court

March 6th, 2018 March Madness is upon us, and there is no avoiding it. Selection Sunday, when the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Committee announces which […]
March 6, 2018

IRS Releases New Form W-4 and Updates Withholding Calculator

March 6th, 2018 Our February 1, 2018 blog post reported on the late February release of the Form W-4 and guidance on the income withholding rules […]
March 7, 2018

2018 HSA Family Contribution Limit Reduced by $50

March 7th, 2018 On March 5, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced a reduction in the maximum annual contribution allowed for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) […]