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January 10, 2019

Get Back to Work!

Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication that has been serving the insurance industry since 1878. While written for brokers, the […]
January 9, 2019

The Big-Picture View of Risk

By Larry Dunivan, CEO of ThinkHR Many human resources and business leaders think about compliance in black-and-white terms. We simply check the boxes and evaluate compliance […]
January 6, 2019

Ask the Experts: HSA for COBRA

January 6th, 2019 Question: Can COBRA premiums be paid for with health saving account (HSA) funds? Answer: Yes, insurance premiums for COBRA can be treated as qualified […]
January 4, 2019

Holiday Break Employment Law Roundup

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, provides a summary of […]
January 3, 2019

Ask the Experts: Federal Survey of Employer Health Plans

January 3rd, 2019 Question: Our company received a survey from the U.S. Census Bureau asking about the health coverage we offer to employees, how much it […]
December 27, 2018

Government Shutdown Update: E-Verify and E-Verify Services Unavailable

December 27th, 2018 On December 22, 2018 the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted notice that due to the […]
December 19, 2018

Our Gift to You

What We’re Reading – December 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are eight […]
December 17, 2018

The ACA Remains the Same Following Texas Court Ruling

December 17th, 2018 Last Friday’s ruling by a Texas federal district court judge does not have any effect on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how […]
December 17, 2018

Vermont Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 17th, 2018 Data Privacy, Consumer Privacy, and Discrimination On May 22, 2018, Vermont Governor Phil Scott allowed legislation to become law without his signature (H.B. […]
December 17, 2018

Kansas Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 17th, 2018 Workers’ Compensation Notice The Kansas Department of Labor updated its Workers’ Compensation Rights and Responsibilities notice to remove irrelevant dates and updated the […]
December 17, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – December 2018

Proposed Rule: H1-B Cap Petitions On December 3, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require petitioners seeking […]
December 12, 2018

Ask the Experts: FMLA Leave and Attendance Incentives

December 12th, 2018 Question: We give year-end bonuses based on attendance, and employees with a certain number of absences are disqualified. If an employee took FMLA […]
March 12, 2018

California Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 California Supreme Court Rules on Overtime Calculations with Retroactive Application On March 5, 2018, the California Supreme Court ruled in Alvarado v. Dart […]
March 12, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – March 2018

EEO-1 Reporting and Employees Who Regularly Report to Client Sites The portal for 2017 EEO-1 reporting is open and reports must be submitted and certified by […]
March 13, 2018

Inclusion Riders: Not Just for Movies?

Even if you were fast asleep by the time the best actress award was given late in the broadcast of the 2018 Academy Awards, chances are […]
March 14, 2018

Ask the Experts: Gathering Race and Ethnicity Information for the EEO-1 Report

March 14th, 2018 Question: What is the best way to get ethnicity and race information for each employee for the EEO-1 report? Answer: Self-identification is the […]