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September 17, 2018

Ask the Experts: Overtime Pay Calculations with Nondiscretionary Bonuses

Question: How do we handle overtime pay calculations for hourly employees when they receive nondiscretionary bonuses? Answer: A nondiscretionary bonus is a bonus based on an employee meeting […]
September 14, 2018

The 80s Are Back, According to the NLRB

September 14th, 2018 On September 14, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced in the Federal Register a proposed rule to return its joint-employer standard […]
September 14, 2018

Employer Medicare Part D Notices Are Due Before October 15

Are you an employer that offers or provides group health coverage to your workers? Does your health plan cover outpatient prescription drugs — either as a […]
September 13, 2018

Hurricane Season has Begun

Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall in the Carolinas as early as Thursday, September 13. Meteorologists are predicting the Category 4 storm may pack winds […]
September 12, 2018

Do You Have Mixed Emotions about Open Enrollment?

It’s typical to have mixed feelings about the annual benefits open enrollment period. Dread for the additional administrative workload and potential benefits cost increases… Anticipation of newer, […]
September 11, 2018

Is Your Health Plan Affordable for 2019?

The Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility provision — often called the employer mandate or “play or pay” — requires large employers to offer health coverage […]
September 10, 2018

Sexual Harassment Training Laws: What New York Employers Need to Know Now

Both New York State and New York City have enacted laws related to sexual harassment prevention, with different provisions for employee communication and training along with […]
September 10, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors Increases in 2019 On September 4, 2018, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor […]
September 10, 2018

Delaware Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 Sexual Harassment On August 29, 2018, Delaware Governor John Carney signed legislation (H.B. 360) to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. The bill: […]
September 10, 2018

Illinois Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 Employee Reimbursement On August 26, 2018, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation (S.B. 2999) amending the state’s Wage Payment and Collection Act. Under […]
September 10, 2018

Iowa Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 Unemployment Insurance Poster Updated Iowa Workforce Development updated its mandatory unemployment insurance poster, which must be displayed by employers where it can be […]
September 10, 2018

Minnesota Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 2019 Minimum Wage On August 23, 2018, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry announced that Minnesota’s minimum wage rates will increase on […]
March 26, 2018

Indiana Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 26th, 2018 Criminal Background Checks and Home Health Workers On March 19, 2018, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed legislation (S.B. 301) relating to criminal history […]
March 26, 2018

Missouri Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 26th, 2018 Unemployment Poster Updated In March 2018, the Missouri Division of Employment Security updated its mandatory unemployment insurance benefits poster, Notice to Workers Concerning […]
March 26, 2018

Virginia Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 26th, 2018 Civil Air Patrol Leave On March 9, 2018, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (H.B. 1527) providing leave for public and private employees […]
March 26, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – March 2018

Military Leave Clarifications On March 15, 2018, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation (H.B. 2851) clarifying the calculation of military leave for officers and employees that […]