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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 […]
April 12, 2018

Grandmothers Can Visit a Little Longer

States that permit carriers to renew medical policies without adopting various Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements may continue to do so through 2019, according to a […]
April 11, 2018

Another Step Toward Equal Pay

On April 9, 2018, in Rizo v. Yovino, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that under the federal Equal Pay Act an employer cannot justify a wage differential between […]
April 11, 2018

Ask the Experts: Workplace Assault and Workers’ Compensation

April 11th, 2018 Q: One of our employees was assaulted and injured by another coworker in our workplace. Is this compensable under California workers’ compensation? A: […]
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

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

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

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 […]