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November 14, 2018

Cybersecurity: Employees Are the First Line of Defense

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. Enjoy […]
November 8, 2018

The Midterms Happened. Now What?

The midterms are over and my mail is no longer filled with HUGE political direct mail pieces that hide my favorite magazines and my 20-percent-off-one-item coupons […]
November 7, 2018

House Flip Unlikely to Have Impact on Labor and Employment Law

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, gives a quick preview […]
November 6, 2018

PCORI Fee Increase for Health Plans

On November 5, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2018-85 to announce that the health plan Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee for plan […]
November 5, 2018

Massachusetts HIRD Form is Due November 30

November 5th, 2018 Do you employ six or more workers in Massachusetts? If so, be sure that you or your payroll administrator complete the new Health […]
November 5, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 5th, 2018 OSHA Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards On October 23, 2018 at the National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and Expo, the federal Occupational […]
November 5, 2018

Alaska Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 5th, 2018 2019 Minimum Wage Increase On October 26, 2018, the Alaska Division of Labor Standards & Safety, Wage and Hour Administration announced the state’s […]
November 5, 2018

California Employment Law Update – November 2018

2019 City of Alameda Minimum Wage Increase The City of Alameda minimum wage will increase as follows: $13.50 per hour on July 1, 2019. $15 per […]
November 5, 2018

Delaware Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 5th, 2018 State WARN Act Adopted On July 11, 2018, Delaware Governor John Carney signed legislation (H.B. 409) establishing the Delaware Workplace Adjustment and Retraining […]
November 5, 2018

District of Columbia Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 5th, 2018 Initiative 77 — Minimum Wage Amendment Act On October 11, 2018, the District of Columbia enacted the Initiative Minimum Wage Amendment Act (B22-0920), […]
November 5, 2018

Illinois Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 5th, 2018 Service Member Employment and Reemployment Rights Act On August 26, 2018, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation (S.B. 3547) creating the Illinois Service […]
November 5, 2018

Missouri Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 5th, 2018 Disability Discrimination On October 15, 2018, the Missouri Commission on Human Rights amended the state’s regulation prohibiting discrimination based on an individual having […]
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. […]