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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Gavel to Gavel: Exercise Care When Discussing Protected Leave

June 23, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The workplace is governed by myriad laws and regulations, most of which only impose liability on employers, not on individual supervisors and managers. That’s not true of the Family and Medical Leave Act, which allows for liability to be claimed […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

How To Hire a Payroll Specialist or Manager in 6 Simple Steps

June 22, 2022

Via: Fit Small Business

Payroll professionals—be it a specialist or a manager—handle your company’s payroll and ensure your employees are paid correctly and on time. They work closely with your accounting and human resources (HR) teams to ensure tax remittances are correctly processed and […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Illinois Governor Signs Bills Expanding Contractors’ Liability for Unpaid Wages

June 22, 2022

Via: SHRM

On June 10, Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker signed House Bill 5412 and its trailer bill, House Bill 4600, into law. Both bills amend the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (WPCA) to make certain primary contractors liable for any […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

One of Apple’s U.S. Stores Unionized—A First

June 21, 2022

Via: SHRM

One of Apple’s U.S. stores, located near Baltimore, voted to unionize, a first within the country, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced June 18. We’ve gathered articles on this news from SHRM Online and other media outlets. Main Issues […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Employers Face New Rules to Protect Workers From Outdoor Heat Exposure and Wildfire Smoke

June 16, 2022

Via: SHRM

With summer weather and wildfire season approaching, Washington State employers will have new seasonal workplace safety rules to take into account. On June 1, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries adopted emergency rules that add to already existing […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

The End of the HR Data Exemption under California law?

June 15, 2022

Via: JD Supra

Unless the California legislature acts soon, the scope of information subject to the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) will include all employee or human resource-related personal information on January 1, 2023. To date, California employers have been obligated to only […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

San Francisco Issues Proposed Rules for Revised Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance

June 13, 2022

Via: SHRM

On May 27, the San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) issued its “Proposed Rules Implementing the Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance (as amended).” The OLSE also issued a notice of proposed rulemaking. The city will be accepting public comments […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

EEOC Issues Guidance Regarding How Employer Software and Artificial Intelligence May Discriminate Against Individuals With Disabilities

June 13, 2022

Via: National Law Review

On May 12, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued guidance addressing the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) to employers utilizing software, algorithms, and artificial intelligence in hiring and employment decisions. Produced in connection with the […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Minnesota Employers: Understanding the New Frontline Worker Pay Law

June 9, 2022

Via: JD Supra

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed a bill into law last month providing bonus pay for eligible COVID-19 frontline workers. Although the State is administering the program, which opens June 8, 2022, the Frontline Worker Pay law requires that employers in […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

What Is a Solo 401(k) and Self-Employed 401(k)?

June 7, 2022

Via: Investopedia

What Is a Solo 401(k)? Just because you are a one-person outfit, a freelancer, or an independent contractor doesn’t mean you have to do without a retirement savings plan or the tax benefits that accompany them. One option If you […]