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November 5, 2018

New Jersey Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 5th, 2018 Earned Sick Leave FAQs In October 2018, the New Jersey Department of Labor released earned sick leave frequently asked questions to help employers […]
November 5, 2018

New Mexico Employment Law Update – November 2018

November 5th, 2018 2019 Bernalillo County Minimum Wage Increase On October 24, 2018, the Bernalillo County Commission announced that the county’s minimum wage will increase to […]
November 2, 2018

IRS Announces 2019 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

November 2nd, 2018 On November 1, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2018-83 announcing cost-of-living adjustments affecting dollar limits for pension plans and other […]
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 […]
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. […]