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 […]
June 27, 2018

Ask the Experts: Arbitration Clauses

June 27th, 2018 Q: May we add an arbitration clause prohibiting class action lawsuits to our employment contracts? A: Yes. Until recently , courts were split […]
June 25, 2018

10 Stories That Caught Our Eye in June 2018

Are you having a hard time keeping up with the steady flow of news and information that affects your workplace? Let ThinkHR help! We’ve curated some […]
June 22, 2018

Ask the Experts: State-specific Sick Leave

June 22nd, 2018 Q: We have employees in both California and Massachusetts. What guidance can you provide on meeting state-specific regulations under one sick leave policy? […]
June 21, 2018

The News about Association Health Plans

On June 19, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor released its Final Rule regarding Association Health Plans (AHPs). AHPs are not new, but they have not […]
June 18, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 NLRB: Guidance on Handbook Rules Post-Boeing On June 8, 2018, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel, Peter B. Robb, released a memorandum […]
June 18, 2018

California Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 California Hotel Workers Ergonomic Standard The Cal/OSHA Standards Board’s new standard (Cal. Code Regs. tit. 8, § 3345) for hotel housekeeping musculoskeletal injury […]
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 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 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 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 […]