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, […]
January 18, 2019

SCOTUS Arbitration Decision in New Prime

Steven Katz, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, explains what this week’s […]
January 17, 2019

2019 Minimum Wages

January 17th, 2019 Eighteen states rang in 2019 with new, higher minimum wage rates. These states (AK, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, ME, MN, MO, MT, […]
January 16, 2019

California Employment Law Update – January 2019

January 16th, 2019 FMCSA and Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Meal and Rest Breaks On December 27, 2018, the federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that […]
January 16, 2019

Colorado Employment Law Update – January 2019

January 16th, 2019 Minimum Wage and Poster Effective January 1, 2019, the Colorado minimum wage increased to $11.10 per hour and the tipped employee minimum wage […]
January 16, 2019

Michigan Employment Law Update – January 2019

January 16th, 2019 Paid Medical Leave Act On December 13, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation (S.B. 1175) entitled the Paid Medical Leave Act, which […]
January 16, 2019

New York Employment Law Update – January 2019

January 16th, 2019 New York City and Paid Personal Time Proposal On January 9, 2019, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his intent to propose local legislation […]
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 […]