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October 30, 2018

OSHA’s Top 10 2018 Violations

October 30th, 2018 OSHA released a preliminary list of its top 10 cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2018 (Oct. 1, 2017 – Sept. 30, […]
October 29, 2018

Are You Ready for Election Day?

Election Day is next Tuesday, November 6. Do you know what provisions, if any, you must make to accommodate your employees’ rights to vote? Time off […]
October 24, 2018

8 Tips for Handling Tough Employee Conversations

ThinkHR Chief Knowledge Officer Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication that has been serving the insurance industry since 1878. […]
October 23, 2018

9 Treats, No Tricks

What We’re Reading – October 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are 9 […]
October 23, 2018

10 Treats, No Tricks

What We’re Reading – October 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are 10 […]
October 22, 2018

Delaware Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 22nd, 2018 Minimum Wage Increase and Updated Poster On September 28, 2018, the Delaware Department of Labor released an updated labor law poster covering: Payment […]
October 22, 2018

Florida Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 22nd, 2018 2019 Minimum Wage Increase The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced that the state’s minimum wage will increase to $8.46 per hour, with […]
October 22, 2018

New Mexico Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 22nd, 2018 City of Albuquerque Minimum Wage Increase The City of Albuquerque announced the following minimum wage increases for 2019: The minimum wage increases to $9.20. […]
October 19, 2018

OSHA Softens Approach to Safety Incentive Programs and Post-incident Drug Testing

The Workplace Safety Practice Group at leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, explains OSHA’s […]
October 17, 2018

Ask the Experts: Mandatory Flu Shots

October 17th, 2018 Question: Can we require our employees to get flu shots? Answer: While there is no law that prohibits employers from mandating flu shots […]
October 12, 2018

Easy-to-Use Tax Withholding Calculator

Employers, have you reminded your employees to check that they are having the right amount of tax withheld from their paychecks? It’s a good idea for […]
October 9, 2018

Ask the Experts: Distributing ERISA Notices Electronically

Question: Our company is getting ready for open enrollment. Can we distribute ERISA notices electronically instead of printing and delivering hard copies? Answer: Yes, electronic delivery […]
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 […]