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April 9, 2018

Iowa Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Alcohol Testing Policies On March 28, 2018, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation (H.F. 2383) amending the state’s law relating to private employer […]
April 9, 2018

Michigan Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Job Interview Requirements On March 26, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation (S.B. 353) prohibiting local governmental bodies from adopting, enforcing, or […]
April 9, 2018

Colorado Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Physician Noncompete Exemption for Rare Disorder On April 2, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed legislation (S.B. 82) granting physicians the right to […]
April 9, 2018

Virginia Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Group Health Insurance and Continuation of Coverage On March 23, 2018, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (H.B. 1368) disqualifying a discharged employee […]
April 9, 2018

Tennessee Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Workers’ Compensation and Agricultural Employers On April 2, 2018, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed legislation (S.B. 2141) permitting employers of farm or agricultural […]
April 9, 2018

Kentucky Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Protections for National Guard Members On April 2, 2018, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed legislation (H.B. 291) clarifying that employment protections apply to […]
April 9, 2018

Utah Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Broadcasting Companies and Post-Employment Restrictive Covenants On March 27, 2018, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed legislation (H.B. 241) modifying the state’s Post-Employment Restrictions […]
April 9, 2018

Idaho Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Minimum Wage On March 26, 2018, Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed legislation (H.B. 466) providing an exemption to the applicability of the state’s […]
April 6, 2018

SCOTUS Takes its Thumb Off the Scales of Justice

Check out an analysis of a recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision regarding overtime exemptions by Steve Katz, senior counsel with leading national labor and employment law firm […]
April 5, 2018

The Rap on Wraps

There’s a good chance you use a wrap document to help satisfy your Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) summary plan description (SPD) obligations. Yet if […]
April 4, 2018

New Rules for Disability Benefit Claims Are Now in Effect

April 4th, 2018 The Department of Labor’s new claim rules for disability benefits took effect April 2, 2018. The changes were announced over a year ago, […]
April 3, 2018

Four Pay Issues to Watch in 2018

ThinkHR Chief Knowledge Officer Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication that has been serving the insurance industry since 1878. […]
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 […]