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 […]
August 27, 2018

Texas Employment Law Update – August 2018

Austin Paid Sick Leave Temporarily Blocked On August 17, 2018, an Austin-based appeals court blocked the city’s paid sick leave ordinance, which would have required private […]
August 22, 2018

New Investment to Deliver More

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August 20, 2018

Ask the Experts: Pornography and the ADA

August 20th, 2018 Question: We found pornography on an employee’s computer. How should we handle this? And, is an employee’s addiction to pornography protected under the […]
August 15, 2018

SCOTUS 2018 Roundup and 2019 Preview

August 15th, 2018 The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) heard several cases with employment implications during their 2018 session, including the following four cases […]
April 23, 2018

Salary History Bans Are Catching On

April 23rd, 2018 The issue of pay has traditionally been an inevitable topic of discussion in any job interview. However, in a growing number of places […]
April 23, 2018

EEO-1 Reporting Deadline Moved to June 1

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that it has extended the deadline to submit 2017 EEO-1 report data. The deadline, which was March 31, 2018, will now be […]
April 26, 2018

It’s Intern Season

Summer internships offer students opportunities to gain real-world experience and hands-on career development. Conversely, internship programs give employers access to highly motivated and educated young workers […]
April 27, 2018

IRS Changes Course (Again) and Restores 2018 HSA Family Limit to $6,900

Yesterday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that the 2018 annual contribution limit to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for persons with family coverage under a qualifying […]