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December 3, 2018

Delaware Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 3rd, 2018 Sexual Harassment Notice On November 14, 2018, the Delaware Department of Labor, Division of Industrial Affairs released its mandatory sexual harassment information sheet […]
December 3, 2018

Illinois Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 3rd, 2018 Equal Pay Act and African Americans On November 28, 2018, the Illinois State Congress overrode the governor’s amendatory veto and amended the Equal […]
December 3, 2018

Minnesota Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 3rd, 2018 St. Paul Minimum Wage Ordinance On November 14, 2018, Mayor Melvin Carter signed the City of Saint Paul Minimum Wage Ordinance and created […]
December 3, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 3rd, 2018 New York City Expands Protections and Rights for Lactating Workers On November 17, 2018, the New York City Council passed two initiatives (Int. […]
December 3, 2018

Ohio Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 3rd, 2018 Cryptocurrency Tax Payments In November 2018, Treasurer of Ohio Josh Mandel announced that Ohio businesses may pay their state business taxes with cryptocurrency […]
December 3, 2018

Oregon Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 3rd, 2018 Equal Pay Law Poster In February 2018, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries released its Equal Pay Law poster summarizing the provisions […]
December 3, 2018

South Carolina Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 3rd, 2018 All-in-One Workplace Laws Notice Updated In August 2018, South Carolina updated its South Carolina Workplace Laws: Notice to Employees, which provides information about […]
December 3, 2018

Texas Employment Law Update – December 2018

December 3rd, 2018 Court of Appeals Declares Austin Paid Sick Leave Law Unconstitutional On November 16, 2018, the Texas Court of Appeals, Third District, at Austin, […]
November 29, 2018

Ask the Experts: False Information on W-4

November 29th, 2018 Question: If an employee is not in fact married, can they claim “married” on the federal Form W-4? Answer: They should not. However, […]
November 27, 2018

Celebrate the Season Safely

November 27th, 2018 As the holiday season approaches, the economy is humming along, unemployment is low, and companies are enjoying the fruits of corporate tax breaks. […]
November 21, 2018

DOL Guidance for Benefit Plans Impacted by California Wildfires

November 21st, 2018 The U.S. Department of Labor has issued compliance guidance for benefit plans, employers and employees, and service providers who are impacted by the […]
November 21, 2018

Ask the Experts: Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Rebates

Question: Our company received a rebate check from our health insurance carrier. As the employer, we pay the bulk of premiums, although employees who enroll for […]
March 15, 2018

Clearing the Haze about Marijuana in the Workplace

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. […]
March 16, 2018

DOL Fiduciary Rule Overturned

March 16th, 2018 In its March 15, 2018, decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit overturned the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Fiduciary […]
March 19, 2018

A DOL Audit Can Happen to You

Summary plan descriptions (SPDs) are required for all retirement, health, and welfare plans subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). However, misconceptions […]
March 22, 2018

What We’re Reading this March

At ThinkHR, knowledge makes us tick. We are always on the lookout for the latest workplace and human resources news, trends, research, and law. Here are […]