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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 […]
April 30, 2018

Ask the Experts: Requiring Use of Paid Leave Before Unpaid Medical Leave

April 30th, 2018 Question: Can we require employees to use their vacation and sick time at the beginning of an approved medical leave of absence? Answer: […]
April 30, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 30th, 2018 Sexual Harassment On April 12, 2018, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation (S.B. 7507C): Requiring that bids submitted to the state, or […]
April 27, 2018

A Patchwork of State Sexual Harassment Training Requirements

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP asks if it’s time […]
April 27, 2018

IRS Changes Course (Again) and Restores 2018 HSA Family Limit to $6,900

Yesterday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that the 2018 annual contribution limit to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for persons with family coverage under a qualifying […]
April 26, 2018

It’s Intern Season

Summer internships offer students opportunities to gain real-world experience and hands-on career development. Conversely, internship programs give employers access to highly motivated and educated young workers […]
April 23, 2018

EEO-1 Reporting Deadline Moved to June 1

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that it has extended the deadline to submit 2017 EEO-1 report data. The deadline, which was March 31, 2018, will now be […]
April 23, 2018

Salary History Bans Are Catching On

April 23rd, 2018 The issue of pay has traditionally been an inevitable topic of discussion in any job interview. However, in a growing number of places […]
April 23, 2018

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 23rd, 2018 Ban the Box Amendments On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (S.B. 2371) modifying the state’s current ban-the-box regulations as […]
April 20, 2018

Ask the Experts: What to Report to OSHA

April 20th, 2018 Q: What events must employers report to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)? A: All employers are required to notify OSHA when an […]
April 18, 2018

Top 10 Policies You Need in Your Employee Handbook

April 18th, 2018 Nestor Barrero, senior counsel at Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, a well-respected national employment law firm and legal partner to ThinkHR, summarizes […]
April 18, 2018

What We’re Reading this April

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

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 […]