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 […]
November 19, 2018

Arkansas Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 19th, 2018 Arkansas Minimum Wage Increases On November 6, 2018, Arkansas voters approved the Arkansas Minimum Wage Increase Initiative (Issue 5), which will incrementally raise […]
November 19, 2018

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 19th, 2018 Veterans’ Right to Participate and Take Leave On August 9, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (S.B. 2632) requiring employers to allow […]
November 19, 2018

Michigan Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 19th, 2018 Legalized Recreational Use of Marijuana On November 6, 2018, Michigan voters approved the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (Michigan Proposal 18-1) […]
November 19, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 19th, 2018 2019 Exemption Rates Increase For 2019, and under the New York Minimum Wage Act’s minimum wage orders, the salary basis threshold will increase […]
November 19, 2018

South Carolina Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 19th, 2018 Expungement of Criminal Records and Employer Liability On June 27, 2018, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed legislation (H.B. 3209) adding law (S.C. […]
November 19, 2018

Utah Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 19th, 2018 Medical Marijuana Legalized On November 6, 2018, Utah voters approved the Utah Medical Cannabis Act (Utah Proposal 2) legalizing the medical use of […]
November 16, 2018

Talking Turkey

What We’re Reading – November 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are 10 […]
March 26, 2018

New Guidance on Tipped Wages

March 26th, 2018 The 2,232-page budget spending bill that was signed by President Trump on March 23, 2018, included an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards […]
March 27, 2018

Ask the Experts: Electronic Delivery of ERISA Notices

March 27th, 2018 Q. Can we provide summary plan descriptions (SPDs) electronically? A. Yes. However, just sending them is not enough to meet ERISA requirements; you […]
April 2, 2018

Workplaces to Love

LinkedIn recently released its list of the top 50 large companies most in demand with job seekers. Rankings were based on a rubric that included job […]
April 3, 2018

Four Pay Issues to Watch in 2018

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. […]