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December 19, 2017

Illinois Employment Law Update- December 2017

December 18th, 2017 Volunteer Emergency Worker Job Protection Act Amended On August 24, 2017, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation (S.B. 1895) amending theVolunteer Emergency Worker […]
December 19, 2017

Colorado Law Update- December 2017

December 18th, 2017 Health Coverage for Prescription Contraceptives On June 5, 2017, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed legislation (H.B. 1186) requiring health benefit plans to cover […]
December 19, 2017

California Law Update- December 2017

Oakland Minimum Wage Increase and Poster Update On December 12, 2017, the City of Oakland announced its minimum wage will increase to $13.23 on January 1, […]
December 19, 2017

Federal Law Update-December 2017

DOL Announced Proposal Expanding Tip Sharing On December 4, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) regarding the […]
December 15, 2017

An Early Gift for Employers: Recent NLRB Decisions Create More Predictability

Twas eleven days before Christmas, when all through the land, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced it was taking a stand. What came as welcome […]
December 13, 2017

Court Orders Repayment of $45,896 and Sentences Former Fund Manager In Pension Plan Theft to Serve 5 Years of Probation

BIRMINGHAM, AL – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, Southern Division, has sentenced a former fund manager in Birmingham to make restitution […]
December 4, 2017

Pennsylvania Law Update- November 2017

December 4th, 2017 Whistleblower Protections for City of Philadelphia Contractors On November 13, 2017, Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney signed an executive order providing whistleblower protections for […]
December 4, 2017

New Jersey Law Update- November 2017

December 4th, 2017 Random Drug Testing for Direct Care Staff Applicants and Employees On October 6, 2017, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation (A.B. 2503) […]
December 4, 2017

Missouri Law Update- November 2017

December 4th, 2017 2018 Minimum Wage According to the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, the Missouri minimum wage for 2018 is $7.85 per hour. […]
December 4, 2017

California Law Update- November 2017

December 4th, 2017 Posting Updates In November 2017, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing released a new Transgender Rights in the Workplace poster, and […]
December 4, 2017

Federal Law Update-November 2017

December 4th, 2017 OSHA Delays Electronic Filing of Form 300A On November 22, 2017, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the delay of […]
December 4, 2017

Ask the Experts: Inviting Temporary and Contract Workers to Holiday Parties

December 4th, 2017 Question: Can we invite temporary workers (those from an outside agency) and contractors to our company holiday party? Answer: Inviting temporary and contract […]
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 […]