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May 21, 2018

Kentucky Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 21st, 2018 Marketplace Contractors and Independent Contractors On March 21, 2018, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed legislation (H.B. 220) specifying that a marketplace contractor is […]
May 21, 2018

Maine Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 21st, 2018 Human Trafficking Awareness Signs Required for Certain Businesses On May 2, 2018, the Maine legislature overrode the governor’s veto of S.P. 639, thereby […]
May 21, 2018

Minnesota Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 21st, 2018 Minneapolis Paid Sick and Safe Time — Court Rules Ordinance Applicable to Resident Employers Only In a lawsuit brought against the City of […]
May 21, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 21st, 2018 Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act On May 9, 2018, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a packet of 11 bills, […]
May 18, 2018

Job applicants have disparate impact claim based on age, court says

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, breaks down Klaber v. CareFusion, […]
May 17, 2018

Ask the Experts: Nicotine Testing

May 17th, 2018 Question: We currently do not hire individuals who smoke tobacco, and we require them to take a test at time of hire to […]
May 15, 2018

Staffing for Scalability

Vince Murdica, chief revenue officer at ThinkHR, discusses what it takes to become scalable and sustainably staff companies through bursts of rapid growth. I’ve seen it […]
May 11, 2018

IRS Announces HSA Limits for 2019

May 11th, 2018 On May 10, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2018-30 announcing the annual inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) […]
May 9, 2018

Ask the Experts: Marijuana and DOT Regulations

May 9th, 2018 Question: In states where recreational marijuana is legal, how does that affect federal Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations?  For example, what can we […]
May 8, 2018

Workplace Violence Is More Common Than You Think

High-profile shootings like last month’s incident at YouTube’s headquarters dominate the news, but workplace violence is much more common than most people realize. The Occupational Safety […]
May 7, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 EEO-1 Filing Deadline Extended In late April 2018, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the deadline for the EEO-1 Employer Information […]
May 7, 2018

Arizona Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Allegations of Sexual Assault or Harassment and Nondisclosure Agreements On April 25, 2018, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation (H.B. 2020) regulating the […]
May 4, 2018

5 Employee Handbook Mistakes to Avoid

Gary Wheeler, partner at Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, a well-respected national employment law firm and legal partner to ThinkHR, explains five mistakes he sees […]
May 7, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Seattle Eliminates Subminimum Wage for Workers with Disabilities On April 2, 2018, the Seattle City Council announced the elimination of the city’s subminimum […]
May 7, 2018

New Jersey Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Paid Sick Leave Enacted On May 2, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (A.B. 1827) enacting a statewide paid sick leave […]
May 7, 2018

Michigan Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Filing Due Date Amended for Form W-2 On April 25, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation (H.B. 5091) amending the due date […]