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April 9, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Labor Relations On March 23, 2018, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed three bills (H.B. 2751, S.B. 6229, and S.B. 6231) covering the following: […]
April 9, 2018

Iowa Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Alcohol Testing Policies On March 28, 2018, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation (H.F. 2383) amending the state’s law relating to private employer […]
April 9, 2018

Michigan Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Job Interview Requirements On March 26, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation (S.B. 353) prohibiting local governmental bodies from adopting, enforcing, or […]
April 9, 2018

Colorado Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Physician Noncompete Exemption for Rare Disorder On April 2, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed legislation (S.B. 82) granting physicians the right to […]
April 9, 2018

Virginia Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Group Health Insurance and Continuation of Coverage On March 23, 2018, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (H.B. 1368) disqualifying a discharged employee […]
April 9, 2018

Tennessee Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Workers’ Compensation and Agricultural Employers On April 2, 2018, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed legislation (S.B. 2141) permitting employers of farm or agricultural […]
April 9, 2018

Kentucky Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Protections for National Guard Members On April 2, 2018, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed legislation (H.B. 291) clarifying that employment protections apply to […]
April 9, 2018

Utah Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Broadcasting Companies and Post-Employment Restrictive Covenants On March 27, 2018, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed legislation (H.B. 241) modifying the state’s Post-Employment Restrictions […]
April 9, 2018

Idaho Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Minimum Wage On March 26, 2018, Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed legislation (H.B. 466) providing an exemption to the applicability of the state’s […]
April 6, 2018

SCOTUS Takes its Thumb Off the Scales of Justice

Check out an analysis of a recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision regarding overtime exemptions by Steve Katz, senior counsel with leading national labor and employment law firm […]
April 5, 2018

The Rap on Wraps

There’s a good chance you use a wrap document to help satisfy your Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) summary plan description (SPD) obligations. Yet if […]
April 4, 2018

New Rules for Disability Benefit Claims Are Now in Effect

April 4th, 2018 The Department of Labor’s new claim rules for disability benefits took effect April 2, 2018. The changes were announced over a year ago, […]
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 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 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 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, […]