News

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 […]
March 9, 2018

“This Week in Employment Law” Quiz

Are you in the know? Find out with this quiz by Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment […]
March 7, 2018

California Supreme Court Issues Ruling on Overtime Calculations

On March 5, 2018, the California Supreme Court decided how an employee’s overtime pay rate should be calculated when the employee earns a flat sum bonus […]
March 7, 2018

2018 HSA Family Contribution Limit Reduced by $50

March 7th, 2018 On March 5, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced a reduction in the maximum annual contribution allowed for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) […]
March 6, 2018

IRS Releases New Form W-4 and Updates Withholding Calculator

March 6th, 2018 Our February 1, 2018 blog post reported on the late February release of the Form W-4 and guidance on the income withholding rules […]
March 6, 2018

March Madness: The Ball is in Your Court

March 6th, 2018 March Madness is upon us, and there is no avoiding it. Selection Sunday, when the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Committee announces which […]
March 1, 2018

6 Ways to Keep the Flu from Sidelining Your Workplace

March 1st, 2018 This year’s flu season is a rough one. Although the predominant strains of this year’s influenza viruses were represented in the vaccine, they […]
February 27, 2018

Ask the Experts: Final Paycheck After Theft

February 27th, 2018 Question: We had an employee walk off the job after admitting that she was stealing money and property from the workplace. She has […]
February 23, 2018

California Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Employer Response to Immigration Inspection Notice In January 2018, the California Department of Labor Standards and Enforcement (DLSE) released its pre-inspection notice, Notice […]
February 23, 2018

Missouri Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Kansas City Ban the Box Ordinance On February 1, 2018, the Kansas City Council in Missouri passed an ordinance (180034) restricting an employer’s […]
February 23, 2018

New Mexico Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Santa Fe Living Wage Poster Updated In February 2018, the City of Santa Fe updated its living wage poster to reflect the March […]
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 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 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 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 […]