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October 1, 2018

Ask the Experts: Service Dogs and the ADA

October 1st, 2018 Question: We have a new employee in our call center who has a service dog. She came to her interview and trained without […]
September 28, 2018

Retaliation: A Workplace Soap Opera

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, explains through three tongue-in-cheek […]
September 27, 2018

What We’re Reading – September 2018

We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are 10 curated stories that caught our attention […]
September 25, 2018

Redesigned W-4 Form to Launch in 2020

September 25th, 2018 When will the new Form W-4 be released? In 2020, according to a press release published by the Treasury Department on September 20, […]
September 25, 2018

Ask the Experts: FSA Limits

September 25th, 2018 Question: Our company offers flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for health care and dependent daycare. Our plan limits are the maximum amounts allowed by […]
September 24, 2018

California Employment Law Update – September 2018

Reminder of Employees’ Right to Copy Their Employment Records On September 17, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation (S.B. 1252) reminding employers that according to […]
September 24, 2018

Michigan Employment Law Update – September 2018

State Agencies Ban the Box on Applications On September 7, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed Executive Directive 2018-4 instructing all state departments and agencies to […]
September 24, 2018

New Mexico Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 24th, 2018 Minimum Wage Act Summary Poster The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions released a one-page Minimum Wage Act Summary as a new posting […]
September 24, 2018

Vermont Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 24th, 2018 Crime Victim Rights Poster The Vermont Commissioner of Labor released its Employment Protections for Victims of Crime, Notice of Employee Rights poster, which employers […]
September 18, 2018

FCRA Model Disclosures Updated: Compliance Required by September 21, 2018

On September 12, 2018, the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) updated two model disclosures. The following documents now reflect changes made to the Fair Credit […]
September 18, 2018

Changes to Functional Affirmative Action Plan Approval Process Proposed

Cara Crotty, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP explains the details of […]
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 […]
April 9, 2018

Utah Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Broadcasting Companies and Post-Employment Restrictive Covenants On March 27, 2018, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed legislation (H.B. 241) modifying the state’s Post-Employment Restrictions […]
April 9, 2018

Kentucky Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Protections for National Guard Members On April 2, 2018, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed legislation (H.B. 291) clarifying that employment protections apply to […]
April 9, 2018

Tennessee Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Workers’ Compensation and Agricultural Employers On April 2, 2018, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed legislation (S.B. 2141) permitting employers of farm or agricultural […]
April 9, 2018

Virginia Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Group Health Insurance and Continuation of Coverage On March 23, 2018, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (H.B. 1368) disqualifying a discharged employee […]