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September 10, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 State Sexual Harassment Prevention Draft Form and Policies Beginning October 9, 2018, New York employees must annually receive sexual harassment prevention training. By […]
September 10, 2018

Virginia Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 Poster Update The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry updated the state’s mandatory Job Safety and Health Protection poster. This poster must be […]
September 10, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 10th, 2018 Domestic Workers Ordinance On July 27, 2018, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan signed the Domestic Workers Ordinance covering domestic workers (both employees and independent […]
September 7, 2018

Executive Order Calls for Easing Retirement Plan Rules

September 7th, 2018 On August 31, 2018, President Trump signed an executive order directing the Departments of Labor and Treasury to make it easier for employers […]
September 5, 2018

Back to School Time Off Tips

The coals from the Labor Day barbecues have cooled, the beach chairs have been returned to their sheds, the ice cream shops have scaled back their […]
August 29, 2018

Ask the Experts: OSHA 300 Log and Temps

August 29th, 2018 Question: We conduct hearing tests on employees and record any discovered hearing loss on our OSHA 300 log. Are we required to conduct […]
August 28, 2018

New Federal Contract Compliance Directives

August 28th, 2018 On August 24, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced the following three directives: Guidance for […]
August 27, 2018

Maryland Employment Law Update – August 2018

August 27th, 2018 Veterans’ Preference Definitions On May 15, 2018, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed legislation (H.B. 1617) altering the definition of eligible veteran to include […]
August 27, 2018

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – August 2018

August 27th, 2018 Noncompete Agreements and Trade Secrets On August 10, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (House Document 4868 which amended H.B. 4732) banning […]
August 27, 2018

Missouri Employment Law Update – August 2018

August 27th, 2018 Veterans’ Preference On June 1, 2018, Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed legislation (S.B. 573) permitting private, nonpublic employers to grant a preference in hiring […]
August 27, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – August 2018

August 27th, 2018 New York City Sexual Harassment Fact Sheet and Notice The New York City Commission on Human Rights released a new sexual harassment fact […]
August 27, 2018

South Carolina Employment Law Update – August 2018

August 27th, 2018 Discrimination Poster The South Carolina Human Rights Commission updated its employment discrimination poster, South Carolina Law Prohibits Employment Discrimination. All employers, public and […]
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 […]