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NLRB Extends Time For Public Comments On Ambush Election Rules
February 16, 2018
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) is considering changing or even rescinding the highly controversial "ambush election rules" that significantly shortened the time period between the filing of a union election petition and the election itself.
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EEOC Releases 2017 Data
February 16, 2018
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has recently released its 2017 Enforcement and Litigation Data that can be helpful to employers looking for the bigger picture.
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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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NLRB Resets Rules on Past Practice Changes
February 15, 2018
As the composition of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continues to change under President Trump, the shift from majority Democratic appointees to majority Republican appointees has brought with it some reversals of Board precedent set under the prior administration.
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Another Anonymous Employee Posting App? Watch Out!
February 15, 2018
Employers struggle with the challenges of social media platforms that allow employees to post information, complaints, and even disclose confidential company information on an anonymous basis. Often, the information is false or misleading.
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Are Your Employment Applications Legally Compliant?
February 12, 2018
Many employers don’t know that Massachusetts law prohibits employers from asking for certain information on employment applications and requires employers to include certain statements on employment applications.
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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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Prevention of Sexual Harassment Claims: Learning From #MeToo
February 12, 2018
The catalyst of powerful movements is unfortunately often adverse - this is the nature of many examples of real change and progress, most recently the widespread #MeToo campaign taking place on Twitter.
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No Enforcement of the EEOC’s Criminal Background Check Guidance?
February 8, 2018
My world shifted slightly last week, when a federal court in Texas ruled that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission could not enforce its Enforcement Guidance on “Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.”
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What Can I Do To Protect My Business From A Data Breach?
February 5, 2018
Cyber attackers are waging an invisible war against businesses everywhere. In an instant, a cybercriminal can hack into a business’ network, access confidential information and wreak havoc.
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Recent Developments in Affordable Care Act Compliance: Employer Obligations for 2018 and Beyond
February 5, 2018
Over the past year, there has been a significant focus in the press on various attempts to overhaul or repeal key elements of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), which was originally passed into law almost eight years ago.
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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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Tweets Follow

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