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May 31, 2018

Louisiana Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 31st, 2018 Database Security Breach Notification Law On May 20, 2018, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed legislation (S.B. 361) amending the state’s Database Security […]
May 31, 2018

South Carolina Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 31st, 2018 Pregnancy Accommodations Act On May 17, 2018, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed legislation (H.B. 3865) enacting the South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act. […]
May 31, 2018

Vermont Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 31st, 2018 Sexual Harassment On May 28, 2018, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed legislation (H.B. 707) relating to the prevention of sexual harassment. The bill: […]
May 31, 2018

EEO-1 Reporting Closes Tomorrow

May 31st, 2018 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission extended the deadline to submit 2017 EEO-1 report data to June 1. If you haven’t already submitted your […]
May 31, 2018

FMLA Forms Expire June 1

May 31st, 2018 The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms expire at midnight tonight. So what should you do? Keep using […]
May 29, 2018

Ask the Experts: Which Employers Must Use the OSHA 300 Log

May 29th, 2018 Question: Which employers are required to maintain records of illnesses and injuries under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) recordkeeping and reporting […]
May 24, 2018

Ask the Experts: Foreign FMLA Documentation

May 24th, 2018 Question: How should we handle a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave request for an employee to care for a parent who […]
May 23, 2018

SCOTUS Epic Decision: Employers Can Enforce Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

On May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) held, in a case of epic proportion to the employment litigation world, that employers […]
May 22, 2018

Health Plan PCORI Fees Are Due July 31

Do you offer coverage to your employees through a self-insured group health plan? Do you sponsor a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)? If so, do you know […]
May 22, 2018

What We’re Reading this May

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 […]
May 21, 2018

Georgia Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 21st, 2018 Garnishment On May 8, 2018, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation (S.B. 194) amending the maximum part of disposable earnings subject to garnishment, […]
May 21, 2018

Indiana Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 21st, 2018 Independent Contractors and Marketplace Contractors On March 14, 2018, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed legislation (H.B. 1286) specifying that a marketplace contractor is […]
April 27, 2018

A Patchwork of State Sexual Harassment Training Requirements

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP asks if it’s time […]
April 30, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 30th, 2018 Sexual Harassment On April 12, 2018, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation (S.B. 7507C): Requiring that bids submitted to the state, or […]
April 30, 2018

Ask the Experts: Requiring Use of Paid Leave Before Unpaid Medical Leave

April 30th, 2018 Question: Can we require employees to use their vacation and sick time at the beginning of an approved medical leave of absence? Answer: […]
May 1, 2018

California Supreme Court Rules that Determining Worker Status is Easy as ABC

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court filed its decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court and held that businesses must apply the […]