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March 12, 2018

New Jersey Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Depriving Servicemember of Employment On January 16, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S.B. 713) providing U.S. Armed Forces and Reserves […]
March 12, 2018

Massachusetts Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Attorney General Updates Guidance on the Equal Pay Act On March 1, 2018, the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General released an updated […]
March 12, 2018

District of Columbia Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Federal Law Conformity Act Amended On February 21, 2018, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed an emergency […]
March 12, 2018

Iowa Employment Law Update – March 2018

March 12th, 2018 Electronic Wage Statements On March 7, 2018, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation (H.F. 2240) allowing employers to provide employees with electronic wage […]
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 […]
June 5, 2018

Ask the Experts: Same-sex Marriage License Refusal

June 5th, 2018 Question: We have an employee who has refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples due to her religious beliefs. She has asked […]
June 7, 2018

6 Questions on Dependent Care Spending Accounts

School’s out! Summer is here, and it’s the time of year when working parents have questions about using their Dependent Care Spending Accounts (DCSAs). Are summer […]
June 8, 2018

9 HR Policies are Legal Again, Says NLRB General Counsel

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP explains how this week’s […]
June 11, 2018

Ask the Experts: Translating Handbooks into Spanish

June 11th, 2018 Question: If we have a substantial number of Latino employees, are we required to provide our employee handbook in Spanish? Answer: While providing […]