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March 27, 2018

Ask the Experts: Electronic Delivery of ERISA Notices

March 27th, 2018 Q. Can we provide summary plan descriptions (SPDs) electronically? A. Yes. However, just sending them is not enough to meet ERISA requirements; you […]
March 26, 2018

New Guidance on Tipped Wages

March 26th, 2018 The 2,232-page budget spending bill that was signed by President Trump on March 23, 2018, included an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards […]
March 26, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – March 2018

Military Leave Clarifications On March 15, 2018, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation (H.B. 2851) clarifying the calculation of military leave for officers and employees that […]
March 26, 2018

Virginia Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 26th, 2018 Civil Air Patrol Leave On March 9, 2018, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (H.B. 1527) providing leave for public and private employees […]
March 26, 2018

Missouri Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 26th, 2018 Unemployment Poster Updated In March 2018, the Missouri Division of Employment Security updated its mandatory unemployment insurance benefits poster, Notice to Workers Concerning […]
March 26, 2018

Indiana Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 26th, 2018 Criminal Background Checks and Home Health Workers On March 19, 2018, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed legislation (S.B. 301) relating to criminal history […]
March 26, 2018

Mississippi Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 26th, 2018 Military Servicemember Protections On March 8, 2018, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed legislation (S.B. 2459) granting re-employment protections to military servicemembers or veterans […]
March 26, 2018

Utah Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 26th, 2018 Payment of Wages On March 19, 2018, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed legislation (S.B. 212) addressing the payment of unpaid wages to a […]
March 26, 2018

South Dakota Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 26th, 2018 Data Breach Notification On March 21, 2018, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard signed legislation (S.B. 62) creating a breach notification requirement for businesses […]
March 26, 2018

Wyoming Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 26th, 2018 Surety Bonds for Nonresident Employers On March 10, 2018, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed legislation (H.B. 18) requiring all nonresident firms, corporations, or […]
March 22, 2018

What We’re Reading this March

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 […]
March 19, 2018

A DOL Audit Can Happen to You

Summary plan descriptions (SPDs) are required for all retirement, health, and welfare plans subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). However, misconceptions […]
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 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

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

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 […]