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New York City Proposes Right to “Ignore Your Boss” Law
April 13, 2018
New York City is often on the fringe.  From its fashion to its tall buildings to its restaurants, the Big Apple likes to be cutting edge.  Even when it comes to its laws.
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With Senate Confirmation of NLRB Member John Ring, NLRB Shifts to Republican Majority
April 11, 2018
Today, the Senate, voting along party lines 50 to 48, confirmed John Ring as a member of the National Labor Relations Board.
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2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act Impacts Tip Pools
March 30, 2018
On March 23, Congress passed, and the President signed, the 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act (“Act”) to appropriate and allocate federal funds for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018.
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What to Make of the DOL'S PAID Program
March 21, 2018
You may have read about the U.S. Department of Labor’s new “Payroll Audit Independent Determination” or “PAID’’ pilot program.
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Companies must comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation by May 25, 2018
March 16, 2018
CMS would like to call your attention to the fact that companies doing business in Europe must comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by May 25, 2018.
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DOL Entices Self-Reporting of Wage and Hour Violations, But Employers Should Be Cautious
March 12, 2018
On March 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced it will launch a new pilot program – called the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program – designed to allow employers to self-report violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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Washington: Reminder of Upcoming Deadlines
March 1, 2018
As a reminder, the following deadlines are fast approaching.
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U.S. Supreme Court Issues Decision on Anti-Retaliation Provision of Dodd-Frank Act
February 23, 2018
On February 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision interpreting the anti-retaliation provision of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”).
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Tax Cuts & Jobs Act Impacts Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
February 16, 2018
By now, you have probably heard about the recent changes to tax rates for individuals and businesses, the personal exemption, and the cap on deductions for state, local and property taxes.
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Update Your Employee Handbook for the New Year
February 12, 2018
In the rush to start the new year right, there are many things that businesses large and small need to take care of. It’s a time to review strategies, evaluate performance, and make new projections. One task that is also critical is to update the employee handbook to account for changes in law and benefits, among other changes.
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CMS On your radar - Key employment issues worldwide
February 1, 2018
The international CMS employment group has the pleasure of sharing the fourth edition of On Your Radar publication giving you access to the key employment law developments at your fingertips. Our easy to read guide provides our expert analysis and action points to deal with these developments in Europe and beyond.
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Massachusetts: Are You Prepared for the “Hot Topics” in 2018?
January 26, 2018
Earlier this week, Erica Flores and I teamed up with the Chicopee Chamber of Commerce for a seminar with an HR focus. During the presentation, we discussed new employment laws and issues that we expect to impact Massachusetts employers this year, as well as proposed legislation that should be on your radar.
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Apr 16

New York City Proposes Right to “Ignore Your Boss” Law: https://t.co/MA3VIImggO

Apr 16

Proposed Regulations Intended to Reduce Employer Healthcare Costs: https://t.co/qz43AZGn2U

Apr 11

@NLRB Shifts to Republican Majority: https://t.co/XpIEQLegDr