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March 16, 2018

DOL Fiduciary Rule Overturned

March 16th, 2018 In its March 15, 2018, decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit overturned the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Fiduciary […]
March 15, 2018

Clearing the Haze about Marijuana in the Workplace

ThinkHR Chief Knowledge Officer Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication that has been serving the insurance industry since 1878. […]
March 14, 2018

Ask the Experts: Gathering Race and Ethnicity Information for the EEO-1 Report

March 14th, 2018 Question: What is the best way to get ethnicity and race information for each employee for the EEO-1 report? Answer: Self-identification is the […]
March 13, 2018

Inclusion Riders: Not Just for Movies?

Even if you were fast asleep by the time the best actress award was given late in the broadcast of the 2018 Academy Awards, chances are […]
March 12, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – March 2018

EEO-1 Reporting and Employees Who Regularly Report to Client Sites The portal for 2017 EEO-1 reporting is open and reports must be submitted and certified by […]
March 12, 2018

California Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 California Supreme Court Rules on Overtime Calculations with Retroactive Application On March 5, 2018, the California Supreme Court ruled in Alvarado v. Dart […]
March 12, 2018

New Jersey Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Depriving Servicemember of Employment On January 16, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S.B. 713) providing U.S. Armed Forces and Reserves […]
March 12, 2018

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Attorney General Updates Guidance on the Equal Pay Act On March 1, 2018, the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General released an updated […]
March 12, 2018

District of Columbia Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Federal Law Conformity Act Amended On February 21, 2018, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed an emergency […]
March 12, 2018

Iowa Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Electronic Wage Statements On March 7, 2018, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation (H.F. 2240) allowing employers to provide employees with electronic wage […]
March 12, 2018

West Virginia Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Property Deductions Permitted from Employee’s Final Paycheck On February 23, 2018, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed legislation (H.B. 2546) allowing replacement costs […]
March 9, 2018

Sixth Circuit Court Rules in Favor of Transgender Worker

March 9th, 2018 On March 7, 2018, the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that employers in its circuit (Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee) may […]
May 21, 2018

Indiana Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 21st, 2018 Independent Contractors and Marketplace Contractors On March 14, 2018, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed legislation (H.B. 1286) specifying that a marketplace contractor is […]
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 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 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 […]