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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 […]
January 21, 2019

Ask the Experts: Using a Health FSA on COBRA

January 21st, 2019 Question: A terminated employee took COBRA for the health FSA. Can he stop making after-tax COBRA contributions after three months, then just keep […]
January 18, 2019

Government Shutdown Update: EEOC Closed

January 18th, 2019 The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it is closed because of the federal government shutdown. During this period of federal closure, […]
March 12, 2018

Iowa Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Electronic Wage Statements On March 7, 2018, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation (H.F. 2240) allowing employers to provide employees with electronic wage […]
March 12, 2018

District of Columbia Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Federal Law Conformity Act Amended On February 21, 2018, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed an emergency […]
March 12, 2018

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Attorney General Updates Guidance on the Equal Pay Act On March 1, 2018, the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General released an updated […]
March 12, 2018

New Jersey Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Depriving Servicemember of Employment On January 16, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S.B. 713) providing U.S. Armed Forces and Reserves […]