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  2. The Seven Compliance Trends Every Employer Should Know in 2017

    Dec 31, 2020

    The Seven Compliance Trends Every Employer Should Know in 2017 - Thumb2017 has seen an avalanche of far-reaching changes in HR compliance.  As an employer in the U.S., are you aware of your compliance obligations? Download this guide to help you stay ahead of the curve. ...more

  3. Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (SB 5975)

    Aug 30, 2017

    The Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave Act goes into effect October 19, 2017.  Benefits are available January 1, 2020.  Most employers are covered under the Act where employers and employees share in funding the paid leave benefit program through payroll deductions. Read more »

  4. Employer Consideration of Applicant’s Salary History (Ordinance No. 170350)

    Aug 30, 2017

    San Francisco Ordinance No. 170350 bans employers from considering the current or past salary of an applicant in determining whether to hire an applicant or what salary to offer the applicant.Read more »

  5. New York State Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (“PFLBL”)

    Aug 30, 2017

    Most private employers and employees in New York will be covered by the PFLBL, effective January 1, 2018. Paid family leave benefits will be phased in over 4 years and employees may take benefits in weekly or daily increments.  Read more »

  6. Massachusetts - An Act Further Regulating Employer Contributions to Health Care (HB 3822) (“Health Tax”)

    Aug 30, 2017

    Massachusetts has enacted a new tax on employers who have at least 6 employees and who do not provide health insurance. The 5% tax will be effective from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2019.  The tax will be calculated based on unemployment wages, and only applies to employees who obtain health insurance coverage through the division of medical assistance or subsidized insurance coverage through the commonwealth health insurance connector authority.Read more »

  7. Oregon Scheduling Requirements for Retail, Hospitality, and Foodservice Employees

    Aug 30, 2017

    Oregon recently passed legislation on scheduling practices for retail, hospitality, and foodservice employees Read more »

  8. Washington Paid Sick Leave - Initiative 1433

    Jul 24, 2017

    The Washington Paid Sick Leave Act has been enacted to be effective January 1, 2018, with draft proposed rules that are expected to be finalized in October of 2017. The Washington Department of Labor is aligning state law more closely with local ordinances in Seattle, Tacoma, and Spokane, and also with Oregon state law. Read more »

  9. New York City Voluntary Payroll Deduction Ordinance (“Payroll Ordinance”)

    Jul 24, 2017

    New York City fast food workers can now request that deductions be made from their paychecks and sent to the nonprofit organization of their choice. This ordinance is one of a series of bills designated to benefit New York fast food workers. Read more »

  10. California Supreme Court Ruling on Day of Rest Requirements (“the Mendoza decision”)

    Jun 26, 2017

    The Mendoza decision provides clarification on existing California law about when employers must pay 7th day OT to employees. This case clarifies that employees are entitled to 1 day of rest in each workweek as long as the employee works over 6 hours on any day during the workweek.  Read more »