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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 […]
January 22, 2018

North Carolina Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 22nd, 2018 Wage and Hour Poster Updated In December 2017, the North Carolina Department of Labor updated its labor law poster. One part of the […]
January 22, 2018

Rhode Island Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 22nd, 2018 Poster Update In January 2018, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training updated its poster, Notice to All Employees – Information Employers […]
January 22, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – January 2018

January 22nd, 2018 Tacoma Updates Posters In December 2017, the City of Tacoma updated its minimum wage poster to reflect the city’s minimum wage increase to […]
January 21, 2018

Ask the Experts: BLS Current Employment Statistics Survey – Is participation mandatory?

January 21st, 2018 Question: We received a request from the New York State Department of Labor, Division of Research and Statistics, to provide information for “Occupational […]
January 12, 2018

Nothing Is Certain, But Death and LESS Taxes…

On January 11, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service released its income tax withholding tables for 2018 reflecting changes made by the December 2017 tax reform legislation. The […]
January 12, 2018

So Who Is a Paid Intern Now?

January 12th, 2018 On January 5, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) created new guidance for determining whether a worker could […]
January 12, 2018

Employers Beware, and Be Ready: How to Prepare for an ICE Raid

On Wednesday morning, officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement inspected nearly 100 7-Eleven stores across the country, and arrested 21 employees for being illegally present in the […]
June 18, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 NLRB: Guidance on Handbook Rules Post-Boeing On June 8, 2018, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel, Peter B. Robb, released a memorandum […]
June 21, 2018

The News about Association Health Plans

On June 19, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor released its Final Rule regarding Association Health Plans (AHPs). AHPs are not new, but they have not […]
June 22, 2018

Ask the Experts: State-specific Sick Leave

June 22nd, 2018 Q: We have employees in both California and Massachusetts. What guidance can you provide on meeting state-specific regulations under one sick leave policy? […]
June 25, 2018

10 Stories That Caught Our Eye in June 2018

Are you having a hard time keeping up with the steady flow of news and information that affects your workplace? Let ThinkHR help! We’ve curated some […]