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September 14, 2018

The 80s Are Back, According to the NLRB

September 14th, 2018 On September 14, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced in the Federal Register a proposed rule to return its joint-employer standard […]
September 14, 2018

Employer Medicare Part D Notices Are Due Before October 15

Are you an employer that offers or provides group health coverage to your workers? Does your health plan cover outpatient prescription drugs — either as a […]
September 13, 2018

Hurricane Season has Begun

Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall in the Carolinas as early as Thursday, September 13. Meteorologists are predicting the Category 4 storm may pack winds […]
September 12, 2018

Do You Have Mixed Emotions about Open Enrollment?

It’s typical to have mixed feelings about the annual benefits open enrollment period. Dread for the additional administrative workload and potential benefits cost increases… Anticipation of newer, […]
September 11, 2018

Is Your Health Plan Affordable for 2019?

The Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility provision — often called the employer mandate or “play or pay” — requires large employers to offer health coverage […]
September 10, 2018

Sexual Harassment Training Laws: What New York Employers Need to Know Now

Both New York State and New York City have enacted laws related to sexual harassment prevention, with different provisions for employee communication and training along with […]
September 10, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors Increases in 2019 On September 4, 2018, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor […]
September 10, 2018

Delaware Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 Sexual Harassment On August 29, 2018, Delaware Governor John Carney signed legislation (H.B. 360) to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. The bill: […]
September 10, 2018

Illinois Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 Employee Reimbursement On August 26, 2018, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation (S.B. 2999) amending the state’s Wage Payment and Collection Act. Under […]
September 10, 2018

Iowa Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 Unemployment Insurance Poster Updated Iowa Workforce Development updated its mandatory unemployment insurance poster, which must be displayed by employers where it can be […]
September 10, 2018

Minnesota Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 2019 Minimum Wage On August 23, 2018, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry announced that Minnesota’s minimum wage rates will increase on […]
September 10, 2018

Nevada Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 Poster Update The Nevada State Labor Commissioner updated its mandatory Rules to Be Observed by Employers poster. Every employer must post the updated […]
April 9, 2018

Colorado Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Physician Noncompete Exemption for Rare Disorder On April 2, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed legislation (S.B. 82) granting physicians the right to […]
April 9, 2018

Michigan Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Job Interview Requirements On March 26, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation (S.B. 353) prohibiting local governmental bodies from adopting, enforcing, or […]
April 9, 2018

Iowa Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Alcohol Testing Policies On March 28, 2018, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation (H.F. 2383) amending the state’s law relating to private employer […]
April 9, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Labor Relations On March 23, 2018, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed three bills (H.B. 2751, S.B. 6229, and S.B. 6231) covering the following: […]