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January 29, 2018

Hawaii Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 29th, 2018 Labor Posters Updated In January 2018, the Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division (HIOSH) updated its You Have a Right to a Safe […]
January 29, 2018

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 29th, 2018 Healthcare Coverage Form On November 3, 2017, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (H.B. 4008) requiring Massachusetts employers with six or more employees […]
January 29, 2018

New Jersey Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 29th, 2018 Breastfeeding Civil Rights On January 8, 2018, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation (A.B. 2294) to include breastfeeding and expressing milk […]
January 29, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 29th, 2018 NYC Requires Cooperative Dialogue for Accommodation Request On January 19, 2018, the New York City Council enacted a local law (Int. 804-A) to […]
January 29, 2018

West Virginia Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 29th, 2018 Wage Payment and Collection Act Poster Updated In January 2018, the West Virginia Division of Labor updated its West Virginia Wage Payment and […]
January 25, 2018

New Tax Breaks for Health Plans

January 25th, 2018 Last week’s drama that shut down the federal government, then un-shut it three days later, was settled when agreement was reached on a […]
January 23, 2018

Deadline Approaching: Post Form 300A (Summary of Work-Related Illnesses and Injuries)

January 22nd, 2018 This is a reminder that from February 1 through April 30, 2018, impacted employers are required to post a copy of their 2017 […]
January 23, 2018

Federal Tax Credit for Employers Offering Paid Family and Medical Leave

Signed on December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (US H.B. 1) created a federal tax credit (IRC § 45S) for employers that annually […]
January 22, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – January 2018

WHD Revises Test for Unpaid Internships On January 5, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) released a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB […]
January 22, 2018

California Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 22nd, 2018 Workplace Discrimination Poster Updated In November 2017, the California Division of Labor and Employment updated its workplace discrimination poster, California Law Prohibits Workplace […]
January 22, 2018

Maryland Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 22nd, 2018 Unemployment Poster Updated The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Office of Unemployment Insurance updated its Unemployment Insurance Law poster (revised 9-17). […]
January 22, 2018

Michigan Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 22nd, 2018 Junior Hockey Player Classified as Nonemployee On December 20, 2017, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation (S.B. 483 and S.B. 486) clarifying junior […]
May 31, 2018

Connecticut Employment Law Update – May 2018

May 31st, 2018 Mandated Insurance Coverage On May 25, 2018, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed legislation (H.B. 5210) mandating insurance coverage of essential health benefits and […]
June 1, 2018

ACA Play or Pay: Affordability Percentage for 2019

June 1st, 2018 On May 21, 2018, the IRS announced that the affordability percentage under the Affordable Care Act’s play or pay rules will increase to […]
June 4, 2018

10 Tales from the Front

Michelle Florkowski, HR consultant at ThinkHR, handles human resources on-site for a regional chain of mattress stores, where she shakes her head in disbelief on a […]
June 4, 2018

Cake Maker Prevails but Not as Expected: SCOTUS Decision Hinges on Freedom of Religion

On June 4, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission in favor of the […]