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 […]
March 6, 2019

EEO-1 Pay Data Collection Requirement Reinstated

On March 4, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling in National Women’s Law Center v. Office of Management and […]
March 6, 2019

U.S. District Court Sentences Investment Advisor to Prison and Orders Payment of $1,636,604 in Restitution for Pension Fraud

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – After a U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) investigation of a multi-million dollar pension trust fraud, the U.S. […]
March 5, 2019

Is Your Harassment Prevention Training Working?

Thanks to new training mandates in California, New York, and Delaware, more employees will be trained on sexual harassment and discrimination prevention in 2019 than ever […]
March 4, 2019

Another Caution for Employers in Medical Marijuana States

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, explains what an Arizona […]
March 1, 2019

Legislative Cleanup: California Senate Attempts to Clear Up S.B. 1343 Sexual Harassment Training Confusion

On February 26, 2019, California Senate Bill 778 was introduced to clear up confusion about when employers are required to provide employees with sexual harassment prevention […]
February 26, 2019

The Risks are Real

By Larry Dunivan, CEO of ThinkHR Part 3 in an ongoing series of posts on people risk management, this article focuses on acknowledging and preventing risk. […]
February 25, 2019

SCOTUS Vacates Rizo v. Yovino on Technicality Not Merit

Update: SCOTUS Decision On February 25, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) vacated and remanded Rizo v. Yovino based on a legal technicality […]
February 25, 2019

March Madness 2019: The Ball is in Your Court

February 25th, 2019 March Madness is upon us, and there is no avoiding it. Selection Sunday, when the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Committee announces which […]
February 24, 2019

District of Columbia Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 24th, 2019 Wage Garnishment Fairness Amendment Act On February 7, 2019, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Wage Garnishment Fairness Amendment Act (B22-0572) […]
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) […]