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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 7, 2018

California Supreme Court Issues Ruling on Overtime Calculations

On March 5, 2018, the California Supreme Court decided how an employee’s overtime pay rate should be calculated when the employee earns a flat sum bonus […]
March 9, 2018

“This Week in Employment Law” Quiz

Are you in the know? Find out with this quiz by Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment […]
March 9, 2018

Sixth Circuit Court Rules in Favor of Transgender Worker

March 9th, 2018 On March 7, 2018, the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that employers in its circuit (Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee) may […]
March 12, 2018

West Virginia Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Property Deductions Permitted from Employee’s Final Paycheck On February 23, 2018, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed legislation (H.B. 2546) allowing replacement costs […]