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July 9, 2018

Reminder: Health Plan PCORI Fees Are Due July 31

July 9th, 2018 Employers that self-insured any group health plans in 2017, including health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), are responsible for determining whether the annual PCORI fee […]
July 2, 2018

Alaska Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 National Guard Leave and Re-Employment Rights On June 23, 2018, Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed legislation (H.B. 3) extending leave to Alaska residents […]
July 2, 2018

California Employment Law Update – July 2018

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July 2, 2018

Colorado Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Longmont Bans Smoking in Enclosed Areas Longmont, Colorado has passed an ordinance (Ord. No. O-2017-4) generally prohibiting smoking in enclosed areas open to […]
July 2, 2018

District of Columbia Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Minimum Wage Tip Credit Phase Out On June 19, 2018, District of Columbia voters passed a ballot initiative (Initiative 77) to: Increase the […]
July 2, 2018

Idaho Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Noncompete Agreements and Rebuttable Presumptions On March 28, 2018, Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed legislation (S.B. 1287) removing the rebuttable presumption that irreparable […]
July 2, 2018

Georgia Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Hands Free Law – Distracted Driving On May 2, 2018, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation (H.B. 673) with the following restrictions on […]
July 2, 2018

New Hampshire Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Implanting of Subcutaneous Identification Devices in Individuals On June 12, 2018, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed legislation (H.B. 1372) prohibiting the implanting […]
July 2, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Westchester County and Salary History On March 26, 2018, the County Board of Westchester County, New York passed a resolution making it an […]
July 2, 2018

Pennsylvania Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Equal Pay for Commonwealth Employees On June 6, 2018, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed Executive Order 2018-18-03 prohibiting commonwealth agencies from: Inquiring about […]
July 2, 2018

Virginia Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Income Withholding Orders On March 23, 2018, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (S.B. 51) repealing an employer’s duty to request disclosure of withholding […]
June 27, 2018

SCOTUS Ends Term with Another Decision Impacting the Workplace

Public-Sector Employees No Longer Required to Subsidize a Union They Don’t Join On June 27, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) closed out […]
May 7, 2018

Maryland Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Rights and Protections for State Personnel Who are Nursing Mothers On April 24, 2018, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed legislation (H.B. 306) requiring […]
May 7, 2018

Hawaii Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Collective Bargaining and Payroll Deductions On April 24, 2018, Hawaii Governor David Ige signed legislation (H.B. 1725) requiring collective bargaining public employees to […]
May 7, 2018

Colorado Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Exemption from Workers’ Compensation for Out-of-State Employers On April 30, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed legislation (H.B. 1308) establishing an exemption from […]
May 7, 2018

California Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Belmont Minimum Wage The City of Belmont updated its minimum wage rate official notice to reflect the city’s minimum wage increase to $12.50 […]