September 24, 2018

New Mexico Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 24th, 2018 Minimum Wage Act Summary Poster The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions released a one-page Minimum Wage Act Summary as a new posting […]
September 24, 2018

Vermont Employment Law Update – September 2018

September 24th, 2018 Crime Victim Rights Poster The Vermont Commissioner of Labor released its Employment Protections for Victims of Crime, Notice of Employee Rights poster, which employers […]
September 18, 2018

FCRA Model Disclosures Updated: Compliance Required by September 21, 2018

On September 12, 2018, the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) updated two model disclosures. The following documents now reflect changes made to the Fair Credit […]
September 18, 2018

Changes to Functional Affirmative Action Plan Approval Process Proposed

Cara Crotty, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP explains the details of […]
September 17, 2018

Ask the Experts: Overtime Pay Calculations with Nondiscretionary Bonuses

Question: How do we handle overtime pay calculations for hourly employees when they receive nondiscretionary bonuses? Answer: A nondiscretionary bonus is a bonus based on an employee meeting […]
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 […]
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 […]