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July 2, 2018

Colorado Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Longmont Bans Smoking in Enclosed Areas Longmont, Colorado has passed an ordinance (Ord. No. O-2017-4) generally prohibiting smoking in enclosed areas open to […]
July 2, 2018

District of Columbia Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Minimum Wage Tip Credit Phase Out On June 19, 2018, District of Columbia voters passed a ballot initiative (Initiative 77) to: Increase the […]
July 2, 2018

Idaho Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Noncompete Agreements and Rebuttable Presumptions On March 28, 2018, Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed legislation (S.B. 1287) removing the rebuttable presumption that irreparable […]
July 2, 2018

Georgia Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Hands Free Law – Distracted Driving On May 2, 2018, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation (H.B. 673) with the following restrictions on […]
July 2, 2018

New Hampshire Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Implanting of Subcutaneous Identification Devices in Individuals On June 12, 2018, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed legislation (H.B. 1372) prohibiting the implanting […]
July 2, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Westchester County and Salary History On March 26, 2018, the County Board of Westchester County, New York passed a resolution making it an […]
July 2, 2018

Pennsylvania Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Equal Pay for Commonwealth Employees On June 6, 2018, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed Executive Order 2018-18-03 prohibiting commonwealth agencies from: Inquiring about […]
July 2, 2018

Virginia Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Income Withholding Orders On March 23, 2018, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (S.B. 51) repealing an employer’s duty to request disclosure of withholding […]
June 27, 2018

SCOTUS Ends Term with Another Decision Impacting the Workplace

Public-Sector Employees No Longer Required to Subsidize a Union They Don’t Join On June 27, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) closed out […]
June 27, 2018

Ask the Experts: Arbitration Clauses

June 27th, 2018 Q: May we add an arbitration clause prohibiting class action lawsuits to our employment contracts? A: Yes. Until recently , courts were split […]
June 25, 2018

10 Stories That Caught Our Eye in June 2018

Are you having a hard time keeping up with the steady flow of news and information that affects your workplace? Let ThinkHR help! We’ve curated some […]
June 22, 2018

Ask the Experts: State-specific Sick Leave

June 22nd, 2018 Q: We have employees in both California and Massachusetts. What guidance can you provide on meeting state-specific regulations under one sick leave policy? […]
April 9, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – April 2018

Supreme Court Rules Auto-Service Advisors Exempt from FLSA Overtime Requirement and Rejects Narrow Construction of Exemptions On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in […]
April 11, 2018

Ask the Experts: Workplace Assault and Workers’ Compensation

April 11th, 2018 Q: One of our employees was assaulted and injured by another coworker in our workplace. Is this compensable under California workers’ compensation? A: […]
April 11, 2018

Another Step Toward Equal Pay

On April 9, 2018, in Rizo v. Yovino, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that under the federal Equal Pay Act an employer cannot justify a wage differential between […]
April 12, 2018

Grandmothers Can Visit a Little Longer

States that permit carriers to renew medical policies without adopting various Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements may continue to do so through 2019, according to a […]