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October 9, 2018

Ask the Experts: Distributing ERISA Notices Electronically

Question: Our company is getting ready for open enrollment. Can we distribute ERISA notices electronically instead of printing and delivering hard copies? Answer: Yes, electronic delivery […]
October 8, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – October 2018

USCIS Notice to Appear Policy Memorandum Not Applicable to Employment-Based Petitions On September 27, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) clarified that its Notice […]
October 8, 2018

California Employment Law Update – October 2018

Criminal History and Job Applicants On September 30, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation (S.B. 1412) specifying that employers, public agencies, private individuals, and corporations […]
October 8, 2018

Montana Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 8th, 2018 2019 Minimum Wage Increase The Montana Department of Labor and Industry announced that the state’s minimum wage will increase to $8.50 per hour […]
October 8, 2018

New Jersey Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 8th, 2018 Proposed Rules for Paid Sick Leave Implementation On September 13, 2018, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development released proposed new […]
October 8, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – October 2018

Finalized Materials and Guidance on NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Law On October 1, 2018, Governor Cuomo announced the release of the following finalized materials and guidance on New […]
October 8, 2018

Ohio Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 8th, 2018 2019 Minimum Wage Increase On September 30, 2018, the Ohio Department of Commerce announced that the state’s minimum wage will increase as follows: […]
October 8, 2018

Pennsylvania Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 8th, 2018 PHRC Releases Guidance Extending PHRA Protections to LGBTQ Community On August 2, 2018, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) released its Guidance on […]
October 8, 2018

South Dakota Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 8th, 2018 2019 Minimum Wage Increase According to the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, the state’s minimum wage increases for 2019 as follows: […]
October 8, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – October 2018

October 8th, 2018 Seattle Minimum Wage Increase for 2019 On October 2, 2018, the Seattle Office of Labor Standards (OLS) announced that the city’s minimum wage […]
October 5, 2018

3 New Sexual Harassment Bills Signed in California, 2 Vetoed

California legislators sent a total of 1,217 bills to California Governor Jerry Brown for the 2017-2018 regular legislative session. He signed 1,016, vetoed 201, and 183 […]
October 3, 2018

Reminder: Medicare Part D Notices are Due Before October 15

October 3rd, 2018 Employers that offer a health plan that covers outpatient prescription drugs must distribute the plan’s Medicare Part D notice before October 15. The […]
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 […]