February 11, 2019

Federal Employment Law Update – February 2019

EEO-1 Survey Opening Postponed The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that due to the recent partial lapse in appropriations, the opening of the EEO-1 has […]
February 11, 2019

California Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 Agricultural Workers and Required Overtime Compensation On January 1, 2019, the California Industrial Welfare Commission released an updated Wage Order No. 14-2001 (IWC […]
February 11, 2019

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 Paid Family and Medical Leave Draft Regulations On January 23, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave released draft regulations for […]
February 11, 2019

Michigan Employment Law Update – February 2019

Posters Updated In January 2019, the following new mandatory posters were released by the Michigan Wage and Hour Division: Minimum Wage and Overtime General Requirements The […]
February 11, 2019

New Jersey Employment Law Update – February 2019

Minimum Wage Increases On February 4, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (A.B. 15) that incrementally raises the state’s hourly minimum wage. Per the […]
February 11, 2019

New York Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act On January 25, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation (S.B. 1047) enacting the state’s Gender Expression Non-Discrimination […]
February 11, 2019

Ohio Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 Franchises and the Employment Relationship On December 19, 2018, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed legislation (H.B. 494) regarding franchises and the employment relationship. […]
February 11, 2019

Washington Employment Law Update – February 2019

February 11th, 2019 State Supreme Court Announces New Sexual Harassment Standard for Places of Public Accommodation On January 31, 2019 the Washington State Supreme Court issued […]
February 11, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor Obtains Temporary Restraining Order To Protect Participants and Beneficiaries of Failing MEWA

February 7, 2019

Court Sentences Lansing, Michigan, Resident to Jail, Orders $48,285 In Restitution for Theft of Mother’s General Motors’ Employee Pension

LANSING, MI – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), and the 30th Circuit Court for Ingham County, Michigan, […]
February 6, 2019

Employment Risks to Watch in 2019

Sexual harassment, legalized marijuana, equal pay, and time off issues create opportunities for agents Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication […]
February 6, 2019

ThinkHR Launches World’s First Comprehensive People Risk Management Solution

Core to Business Success, Supports Better Decisions While Mitigating Risk PLEASANTON, Calif. (February 6, 2019) – ThinkHR, the premier provider of HR risk management solutions, has […]
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 […]