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August 10, 2018

What We’re Reading – August 2018

Looking for some beach reading? Check out a dozen of the stories from around the web that ThinkHR editors have curated for you over the past […]
August 8, 2018

Short-Term Limited-Duration Insurance – In a Nutshell

On August 3, 2018, the Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (the Departments) published a Final Rule to expand the […]
August 6, 2018

DOL Updates the Employer CHIP Notice

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has updated the model notice for employers to use to inform employees about the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). All […]
August 2, 2018

Ask the Experts: Marijuana and the ADA

Question: Is medical marijuana use protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? If so, what accommodations would be considered reasonable? Answer: You are not required […]
August 1, 2018

OSHA Proposes to Eliminate Electronic Submission of Forms 300 and 301

On July 30, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to eliminate the requirement to electronically submit information from […]
July 31, 2018

3 Memos and 3 Categories

NLRB Provides Insight on How it Will Address Employer Policies On July 13, 2018, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) […]
July 30, 2018

New Jersey Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 30th, 2018 Updated Withholding Allowance Certificate With a revision date of July 2018, the New Jersey Division of Taxation released an updated Employee Withholding Allowance […]
July 30, 2018

North Carolina Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 30th, 2018 Certificate of Relief for Criminal Convictions On June 25, 2018, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed legislation (H.B. 774) requiring persons granted a […]
July 30, 2018

Oklahoma Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 30th, 2018 Medicinal Marijuana Legalized On June 26, 2018, Oklahoma voters passed State Question 788 legalizing the licensed cultivation, use, and possession of marijuana for […]
July 27, 2018

Trust Equation

Dan Riordan, ThinkHR COO, explains why trust is one of the most important qualities of workplace culture and how employers can nurture it. We are currently […]
July 25, 2018

It’s National Hire a Veteran Day

July 25th, 2018 On July 25, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) announced its annual celebration of National Hire a Veteran […]
July 23, 2018

Ask the Experts: Prescription Drug Inquries

July 23rd, 2018 Question: Are we allowed to ask employees or applicants whether they’re taking prescription drugs?  Answer: No. In most instances you are prohibited from asking […]
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 […]