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Minnesota: July 1, 2019 Changes to Employer Recordkeeping and Wage Theft Statutes
June 25, 2019
On June 24, 2019, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) published guidance about Minnesota’s new statutory amendments regarding employer recordkeeping and wage theft.
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Oregon Workplace Fairness Act Sails Through to Law
June 21, 2019
As the Oregon Legislature has been publicly forced to respond to allegations of workplace sexual harassment occurring in its own halls, Senate Bill 726, also known as the Oregon Workplace Fairness Act, passed through both chambers without much resistance.
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Oregon State Legislature Makes Sweeping Changes for Public Sector Unionized Employers
June 20, 2019
Oregon public employers with unionized workforces take note: last week, the Oregon State Legislature passed House Bill (“HB”) 2016, which will place numerous new restrictions and requirements on how government employers do business with unions and unionized workforces.
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Nevada Legislature Updates
June 17, 2019
On June 3, 2019, the Nevada Legislature ended its 80th Session with the passage of many bills affecting most of Nevada's employers.
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School is Out—Summer Interns and Child Labor
May 30, 2019
Each year as we approach the end of another school year, I try to remind employers of the potential pitfalls that can occur when employing persons under the age of 18.
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Revised Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance Introduced to City Council
May 30, 2019
On May 29th, an updated version of the Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance was introduced in the Chicago City Council.
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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Vetos the Ban the Box Bill
May 28, 2019
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced on May 24, 2019 that he was vetoing HB994, the “Ban the Box” bill.
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Extension to Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Deadlines & Public Hearing Dates Announced by Department
May 8, 2019
The Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) has recently announced several important changes and provided additional information regarding the Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (PFML), which goes into effect July 1, 2019.  It also has announced Public Hearing dates for the draft regulations.
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Prior Planning Prevents Legal Liability: Josh Leadford and Masud Labor Law Group get the Win
April 30, 2019
Between frequently changing legislation, state and federal regulatory bodies, and judicial rulings, the intricacies of labor and employment law can result in legal liability for even the best managed businesses.
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DOL Overtime Calculation and Joint Employer Proposals
April 29, 2019
Recently, the Department of Labor continued its process of proposing revisions to some of the Fair Labor Standards Act regulations that are administered by Wage Hour.
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Some New Guidance on EEO-1 Reports But Questions Remain
April 26, 2019
We recently addressed a challenging situation that faced employers required to file EEO-1 forms. This includes both private employers with 100 or more employees and federal contractors and first-tier subcontractors with both 50 or more employees and federal contracts of at least $50,000.
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The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Will Be No More…
April 24, 2019
As of July 1, 2019, the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation will officially be known only as the “Department of Labor.” So now our handy way of distinguishing between the state (DLLR) and the federal (DOL) agencies will disappear.
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Tweets Follow

Jun 25

Minnesota Upcoming Changes to Employer Recordkeeping and Wage Theft Statutes https://t.co/J2w7NXiayn

Jun 25

Penalizing the Employer for the EEOC’s Mistake? https://t.co/j07tjA6Bpm

Jun 24

Oregon Workplace Fairness Act Sails Through to Law https://t.co/LJzLHfjJ90