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EEO-1 Reporting Deadline Moved to June 1

Here’s an update on EEO-1  reporting by Cara Crotty, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP. The new deadline is June 1, but only for this year. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that it has extended the deadline to submit 2017 EEO-1 report data.... Read more ›

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Salary History Bans Are Catching On

The issue of pay has traditionally been an inevitable topic of discussion in any job interview. However, in a growing number of places throughout the country, an employer can no longer ask an applicant about his or her salary history. The locations listed on the chart below have enacted laws impacting private employers. More bans... Read more ›

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Federal Employment Law Update April 2018

DOL Releases Assistance for Enforcement of Tip Credit Rules under FLSA On April 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor released a field assistance bulletin (FAB No. 2018-3) providing guidance concerning the Wage and Hour Division’s (WHD) enforcement of tip credit rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) after Congress amended the FLSA in... Read more ›

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Ask the Experts: What to Report to OSHA

Q: What events must employers report to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)? A: All employers are required to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye as follows: Employers must report work-related fatalities within eight hours of finding out about the fatality.... Read more ›

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Top 10 Policies You Need in Your Employee Handbook

Nestor Barrero, senior counsel at Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, a well-respected national employment law firm and legal partner to ThinkHR, summarizes 10 must-have policies for your employee handbook. At-will employment: You can destroy the at-will employment relationship through promises made in an employee handbook. Including this policy reinforces the at-will nature of employment.... Read more ›