March 29, 2019

Court Blocks New DOL Rules on Association Health Plans

Yesterday, a federal district court struck down a Department of Labor (DOL) Rule on Association Health Plans (AHPs). Issued in 2018, the DOL rule aimed to […]
March 29, 2019

It’s Not Optional, It’s FMLA

On March 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released a new opinion letter addressing whether an employer may delay designating Family and Leave Act […]
March 28, 2019

Non-ACA Policies Allowed for Another Year

States that permit carriers to renew medical policies without adopting various Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements may continue to do so through 2020, according to a […]
March 25, 2019

Florida Employment Law Update — March 2019

March 25th, 2019 Smoking Marijuana for Medical Use Permitted On March 18, 2019, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation (S.B. 182) that redefines medical use of […]
March 25, 2019

Indiana Employment Law Update — March 2019

March 25th, 2019 Teen Worker Poster Updated In March 2019, the Indiana Department of Labor, Bureau of Child Labor updated its mandatory teen worker poster. Employers […]
March 25, 2019

North Dakota Employment Law Update — March 2019

March 25th, 2019 Wage Payment Enforcement On March 7, 2019, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation (S.B. 2145) modifying the investigation and enforcement of wage […]
March 25, 2019

New Jersey Employment Law Update — March 2019

March 25th, 2019 Nondisclosure Provisions and Discrimination On March 18, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S.B. 121) barring provisions in employment contracts that […]
March 22, 2019

What We’re Reading March

The knowledge experts at ThinkHR comb the web for interesting and actionable curated content (the four-leaf clovers, if you enjoy a seasonal cliché) so you don’t […]
March 22, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor Obtains Consent Judgment and Order Protecting Participants and Beneficiaries of Failing MEWA

LOS ANGELES, CA – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), the U.S. District Court for the Central District […]
March 20, 2019

Chapter Two in the EEO-1 Pay Survey Flap

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, gives an update on […]
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 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) […]