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HR Investigations Pay Dividends: A Healthier Workplace and Protection in Court

USA - December 12 2019 Many HR professionals spend a significant amount of time investigating employee complaints and, depending on the outcome of these investigations…

Five Ways to Simplify Your Employee Benefit Plan Administration For 2020 and Beyond

USA - November 25 2019 As we get ready for 2020 (and beyond) here are five hot employee benefits ideas to implement in order to make your employee benefit plan…

Countdown to 2020: Five Hot Compliance Tips to Keep HR Professionals Out of Hot Water

USA - October 7 2019 It is time to make sure you are ready for 2020 (and beyond). Here are five (5) hot HR compliance issues you should be tracking and implementing: New…

#No Filter: Terminating an Employee for Social Media Posts - Part 2

USA - September 13 2019 Prior to the advent of social media and especially the #MeToo movement, employers were generally comfortable drawing a bright line between what…

Texas’ Expansion of Medical Marijuana May Impact Employers

USA - September 4 2019 Texas has largely avoided the wave of marijuana legalization sweeping the country and the accompanying legal complications that have come along for…

Is It Illegal To Consider A Foreign Accent When Evaluating Candidates For a Customer-Service Job?

USA - August 14 2019 Yes, unless the candidate’s language skills would clearly interfere with their ability to do the job. Amidst all of the current controversy…

Don’t Say That! … Or Do? New Court Guidance on Employer Statements in Union Organizing Campaigns

USA - August 13 2019 I often advise employers large and small on what to do (and what not to do) during union organizing campaigns. I am continually surprised a…

Dallas Paid Sick Leave Ordinance - What You Need to Know

USA - July 16 2019 The Dallas City Council recently joined several other major Texas cities in passing a mandatory paid sick leave ordinance. The new rules (found in…

What Does Your Minnesota Business Need to do to Comply with Minnesota’s new Wage Theft Law?

USA - July 1 2019 Starting today, Minnesota has one of the toughest wage theft laws in the country. The civil portions of Minnesota’s new Wage Theft Law, effective…

Connecticut Passes Legislation Enhancing Employer’s Obligations Regarding Sexual Harassment Training and Notification to Employees

USA - June 28 2019 Connecticut has joined the growing number of states passing or enhancing laws aimed to deter sexual harassment in the workplace. On June 18, 2019…