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May 31, 2018

Connecticut Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 31st, 2018 Mandated Insurance Coverage On May 25, 2018, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed legislation (H.B. 5210) mandating insurance coverage of essential health benefits and […]
May 31, 2018

Louisiana Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 31st, 2018 Database Security Breach Notification Law On May 20, 2018, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed legislation (S.B. 361) amending the state’s Database Security […]
May 31, 2018

South Carolina Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 31st, 2018 Pregnancy Accommodations Act On May 17, 2018, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed legislation (H.B. 3865) enacting the South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act. […]
May 31, 2018

Vermont Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 31st, 2018 Sexual Harassment On May 28, 2018, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed legislation (H.B. 707) relating to the prevention of sexual harassment. The bill: […]
May 31, 2018

EEO-1 Reporting Closes Tomorrow

May 31st, 2018 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission extended the deadline to submit 2017 EEO-1 report data to June 1. If you haven’t already submitted your […]
May 31, 2018

FMLA Forms Expire June 1

May 31st, 2018 The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms expire at midnight tonight. So what should you do? Keep using […]
May 29, 2018

Ask the Experts: Which Employers Must Use the OSHA 300 Log

May 29th, 2018 Question: Which employers are required to maintain records of illnesses and injuries under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) recordkeeping and reporting […]
May 24, 2018

Ask the Experts: Foreign FMLA Documentation

May 24th, 2018 Question: How should we handle a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave request for an employee to care for a parent who […]
May 23, 2018

SCOTUS Epic Decision: Employers Can Enforce Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

On May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) held, in a case of epic proportion to the employment litigation world, that employers […]
May 22, 2018

Health Plan PCORI Fees Are Due July 31

Do you offer coverage to your employees through a self-insured group health plan? Do you sponsor a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)? If so, do you know […]
May 22, 2018

What We’re Reading this May

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 […]
May 21, 2018

Georgia Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 21st, 2018 Garnishment On May 8, 2018, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation (S.B. 194) amending the maximum part of disposable earnings subject to garnishment, […]
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 […]