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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 […]
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 […]
June 18, 2018

Oregon Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 Statewide Transit Tax and Employer Requirements The 2018 legislative session amended portions of the Statewide Transit Tax (OR H.B. 2017, enacted in 2017). Subsequent […]
June 18, 2018

New Hampshire Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 Discrimination Based on Gender Identity On June 8, 2018, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed legislation (H.B. 1319) adding gender identity as a […]
June 18, 2018

Nevada Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 Employers May Pay Lower-Tier Minimum Wage if Health Insurance Offered According to the May 31, 2018 Nevada Supreme Court opinion in MDC Restaurants, […]
June 18, 2018

Minnesota Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 City of Duluth Earned Sick and Safe Time On May 29, 2018, the Duluth City Code adopted an ordinance (No. 10571) establishing minimum […]