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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 […]
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). […]
June 18, 2018

Michigan Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination Prohibited in Employment On May 21, 2018, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission released a resolution that interpreted […]
June 18, 2018

Maryland Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 State and County Minimum Wages Effective July 1, 2018, the minimum wage rates in Maryland increase as follows: The state minimum wage rate […]
June 18, 2018

Colorado Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 Working Families College Savings Act On May 29, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed legislation (H.B. 1217) creating a temporary income tax credit […]
June 18, 2018

California Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 California Hotel Workers Ergonomic Standard The Cal/OSHA Standards Board’s new standard (Cal. Code Regs. tit. 8, § 3345) for hotel housekeeping musculoskeletal injury […]