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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 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 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

California Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Belmont Minimum Wage The City of Belmont updated its minimum wage rate official notice to reflect the city’s minimum wage increase to $12.50 […]
May 7, 2018

Colorado Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Exemption from Workers’ Compensation for Out-of-State Employers On April 30, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed legislation (H.B. 1308) establishing an exemption from […]
May 7, 2018

Hawaii Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Collective Bargaining and Payroll Deductions On April 24, 2018, Hawaii Governor David Ige signed legislation (H.B. 1725) requiring collective bargaining public employees to […]
May 7, 2018

Maryland Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Rights and Protections for State Personnel Who are Nursing Mothers On April 24, 2018, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed legislation (H.B. 306) requiring […]
May 7, 2018

Michigan Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Filing Due Date Amended for Form W-2 On April 25, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation (H.B. 5091) amending the due date […]
May 7, 2018

New Jersey Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Paid Sick Leave Enacted On May 2, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (A.B. 1827) enacting a statewide paid sick leave […]
May 7, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 Seattle Eliminates Subminimum Wage for Workers with Disabilities On April 2, 2018, the Seattle City Council announced the elimination of the city’s subminimum […]
May 4, 2018

5 Employee Handbook Mistakes to Avoid

Gary Wheeler, partner at Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, a well-respected national employment law firm and legal partner to ThinkHR, explains five mistakes he sees […]
May 1, 2018

California Supreme Court Rules that Determining Worker Status is Easy as ABC

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court filed its decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court and held that businesses must apply the […]
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 […]