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February 23, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Spokane Ban the Box Ordinance In December 2017, the City of Spokane enacted a ban the box ordinance prohibiting employers from advertising restrictions […]
February 23, 2018

Wyoming Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Health and Safety Poster Updated On February 2, 2018, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services updated its Notice to Employees Health and Safety Protection […]
February 19, 2018

Ask the Experts: Do company owners need to fill out a Form I-9?

February 19th, 2018 Question: Do company owners need to fill out a Form I-9? Answer: The owner of a business will need to complete a Form I-9 to […]
February 12, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 12th, 2018 IRS Releases Publication 15 and W-4 Withholding Guidance for 2018 On January 31, 2018, the federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Publication 15 […]
February 12, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 12th, 2018 Enforcement of NYC Fast Food Deductions Law Stayed by Federal Judge On January 17, 2018, enforcement of the NYC Fast Food Deductions Law, […]
February 10, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Investigations Help Retirement Plans Recover Nearly $16 Million After Losses from Fraudulent Loans

CHICAGO, IL – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a settlement agreement with U.S. Fiduciary Services and three of its subsidiaries that provides for […]
February 10, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Sentencing Of Former Connecticut Resident for Theft of Benefit Checks

HARTFORD, CT – After an investigation by the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and Office of Inspector General (OIG), Yolanda Silverio, a former […]
February 6, 2018

CMS Disclosure Requirement for Employer Health Plans

Do you offer health coverage to your employees? Does your group health plan cover outpatient prescription drugs? If so, federal law requires you to complete an […]
February 5, 2018

Ask the Experts: Do I need to submit an EEO-1 report for each employee location?

February 5th, 2018 Question: We are a staffing firm with employees in multiple locations. Do we need to submit an EEO-1 report for each location? Answer: It […]
February 3, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Assists in Pension Fund Theft Investigation That Nets Criminal Conviction

PROVIDENCE, RI – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) participated in a multi-agency investigation related to pension fund theft that has resulted […]
February 1, 2018

2018 W-4 Forms Won’t Be Released Until Late February

February 1st, 2018 If you’ve been getting questions from your employees about completing new 2018 W-4 forms to take advantage of the tax reform rules, we’ve […]
January 29, 2018

EEOC Data Reveals 2017 as a Year of Discrimination

January 29th, 2018 The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its 2017 data on enforcement and litigation detailing the top 10 most frequently filed charges […]
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 […]