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June 21, 2018

The News about Association Health Plans

On June 19, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor released its Final Rule regarding Association Health Plans (AHPs). AHPs are not new, but they have not […]
June 18, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 NLRB: Guidance on Handbook Rules Post-Boeing On June 8, 2018, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel, Peter B. Robb, released a memorandum […]
June 18, 2018

California Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 California Hotel Workers Ergonomic Standard The Cal/OSHA Standards Board’s new standard (Cal. Code Regs. tit. 8, § 3345) for hotel housekeeping musculoskeletal injury […]
June 18, 2018

Colorado Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 Working Families College Savings Act On May 29, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed legislation (H.B. 1217) creating a temporary income tax credit […]
June 18, 2018

Maryland Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 State and County Minimum Wages Effective July 1, 2018, the minimum wage rates in Maryland increase as follows: The state minimum wage rate […]
June 18, 2018

Michigan Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination Prohibited in Employment On May 21, 2018, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission released a resolution that interpreted […]
June 18, 2018

Minnesota Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 City of Duluth Earned Sick and Safe Time On May 29, 2018, the Duluth City Code adopted an ordinance (No. 10571) establishing minimum […]
June 18, 2018

Nevada Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 Employers May Pay Lower-Tier Minimum Wage if Health Insurance Offered According to the May 31, 2018 Nevada Supreme Court opinion in MDC Restaurants, […]
June 18, 2018

New Hampshire Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 Discrimination Based on Gender Identity On June 8, 2018, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed legislation (H.B. 1319) adding gender identity as a […]
June 18, 2018

Oregon Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 Statewide Transit Tax and Employer Requirements The 2018 legislative session amended portions of the Statewide Transit Tax (OR H.B. 2017, enacted in 2017). Subsequent […]
June 18, 2018

Vermont Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 Promoting Remote Workers and Remote Work Arrangements On May 30, 2018, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed legislation (S.B. 94) establishing a new remote […]
June 15, 2018

IRS Early Release of Draft W-4 Form and Instructions for 2019

June 15th, 2018 No Action Needed by Employers In the beginning of June 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a draft 2019 Form W-4 along […]
April 18, 2018

What We’re Reading this April

At ThinkHR, knowledge makes us tick. We are always on the lookout for the latest workplace and human resources news, trends, research, and law. Here are […]
April 18, 2018

Top 10 Policies You Need in Your Employee Handbook

April 18th, 2018 Nestor Barrero, senior counsel at Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, a well-respected national employment law firm and legal partner to ThinkHR, summarizes […]
April 20, 2018

Ask the Experts: What to Report to OSHA

April 20th, 2018 Q: What events must employers report to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)? A: All employers are required to notify OSHA when an […]
April 23, 2018

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 23rd, 2018 Ban the Box Amendments On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (S.B. 2371) modifying the state’s current ban-the-box regulations as […]