Midterms to affect employment law landscape

Business Management Daily

The post Midterms to affect employment law landscape appeared first on Business Management Daily. Centerpiece Employment LawWhile a divided Congress should reduce the chances for big legislative action, it’s sure to mean one important thing for HR: more regulatory activity.

Governor Newsom Signs New 2020 Employment Laws

HRWatchdog

Employers need to be aware of a few significant new 2020 employment laws that may affect their daily business operations, policies and employees. Some new laws make significant changes while others make smaller changes to existing law. Expanding Statute of Limitations for FEHA Claims: Someone alleging violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) currently has one year to file a complaint with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH).

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Seats Filling Fast for 2019 Employment Law Updates in January

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and 1,016 of them were signed into law. Dozens of new laws will affect employers in 2019, but some won’t have an impact until 2020 or 2021. Many of the new laws stem from the #MeToo movement and strengthen harassment protections, while others clear up ambiguities in laws that took effect in 2018, such as the ban on asking about an applicant’s salary history. General 2019 Employment Laws CalChamber live seminar webinar

Employment laws to watch in 2018

Insperity

Employment laws continue to evolve, and 2018 will usher in some big changes in two of our most populous states, California and New York. The HR world is abuzz with all the implications of implementing New York state’s paid family leave legislation and California’s ban-the-box law, both of which went into effect January 2018. The law was signed in 2016, giving employers a little over a year to accommodate this new requirement. 1, 2018.

Governor Signs New Employment Laws for 2019

HRWatchdog

Governor Jerry Brown signed several key employment law bills that businesses need to be aware of for the coming year. With a few strokes of his pen on September 30th, 2018, the last day to sign or veto bills, Governor Jerry Brown altered the landscape for California employers in a number of significant ways. Here are some of the new laws taking effect in January 2019 that employers should anticipate: Assembly Bills.

New 2018 Midyear Employment Law White Paper

HRWatchdog

We are over halfway through 2018, and yet again, California employers have been busy paying attention to plenty of new employment law developments. Luckily, CalChamber’s employment law experts highlight the significant developments so far this year in CalChamber’s free 2018 Midyear Employment Law Update white paper. The post New 2018 Midyear Employment Law White Paper appeared first on HRWatchdog by HRWatchdog.

New California Employment Laws Affect Businesses in 2018 and Beyond

HRWatchdog

Several new laws will affect California employers’ daily operations and policies in 2018 and beyond. The California Chamber of Commerce today released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2018 and beyond that will affect California employers’ daily operations and policies. Some new laws made significant changes while others made small changes to existing law.

Get ready for 2019 new labor and employment laws

Business Management Daily

With 2019 just around the corner, now is the time to preview labor and employment laws that will soon affect employers. The post Get ready for 2019 new labor and employment laws appeared first on Business Management Daily. Centerpiece Employment Law Human Resources

Fair Credit Reporting Act—Employment Law Basics

HR Daily Advisor

‘Consumer Reports’ and ‘Investigative Consumer Reports’ In the employment context, a consumer report is any written, oral, or other communication of any information by a consumer reporting agency bearing on an individual’s employment. An investigative consumer report in the employment context is information about an employee or applicant obtained through personal interviews with neighbors, friends, or associates.

Employment Law Bills Signed This Week

HRWatchdog

Governor Brown has more employment-related legislation to decide on before the October 15 deadline. We have been waiting to see which employment-related bills from this year’s legislative session Governor Edmund G. This week, he signed a few employment-related bills. This bill also reduces the burden of proof for the employee making a claim and expands the Labor Commissioner’s authority to investigate an employer for retaliation, even without a complaint from an employee.

Employment laws to watch in 2019

Insperity

Employment law is ever-evolving, and 2019 is shaping up to usher in its fair share of changes. Employment laws tend to come in waves, with particular themes for each era. A patchwork of state and federal laws was eventually replaced when Congress set minimum age requirements with the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938. Today’s employment laws tend to be driven by perceptions of what’s fair to workers.

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It’s the most important employment law decision of 2018

The Employer Handbook

But the biggest takeaway is that any subsequent employer-defendant asserting a Faragher/Ellerth defense in the Third Circuit will find it very difficult to obtain summary judgment on any hostile work environment claim. Minarsky went through hell for several years working for her employer. She claims that Yadlosky knew that her young daughter was ill and thus knew Minarsky depended on her employment to pay medical bills. The employer had a sexual harassment policy.

Webinar: 2018 Employment Law Review

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Join us as we examine 2018 law cases and other developments regarding a variety of employment law issues, discrimination as well as wage and hour disputes

Employment Laws Every Growing Organization Should Know About

ScaleHRO

Along with adding employees—which may change the feel of your culture as well as your floorplan—your organization may become subject to federal and state laws that take effect once you have a certain number of employees. Most employment laws apply to organizations based on the number of people they employ, so as you grow, it’s vital to keep up-to-speed on any laws that newly apply or will soon apply to your organization.

Here’s a Summary of Key Labor and Employment Laws Taking Effect In 2019

TLNT: The Business of HR

As 2018 draws to a close, employers are looking to the next wave of labor and employment laws and regulations that will take effect in 2019 and beyond. On January 1, and throughout the coming year, employers across the nation must address a host of new or amended federal, state, and/or local obligations.

Employment Law Compliance Trends: 2018 Year in Review

AccuSource

As the weather gets colder, 2018 is drawing to a close and 2019 is days away. AccuSource discussed 2018’s biggest compliance topics in its annual webinar , but here is a summary of those items in case you missed it. background screening hiring small business marijuana laws FCRA employment drug screening GDPR california legislation Salary Webinar Fair Chance Drug Testing Ban The Box Laws News Insider

Employment law update: Harassment training, Labor Class protections

Business Management Daily

The post Employment law update: Harassment training, Labor Class protections appeared first on Business Management Daily. Centerpiece Employment Law Human ResourcesFinal statewide sexual harassment policy and training guidelines have finally been issued in New York, and the rules differ significantly in several important ways. Plus, more civil service employees now have job protection.

Growing Businesses, Take Note: Key Federal Employment Laws to Know

Justworks

Consider the nature of at-will employment, which is the basis for the vast majority of employment relationships in the United States. As a company grows, a myriad of challenges present themselves — scalability of operations, technology enablement, talent acquisition, and expansion into new markets.

UAE Employment Law Changes in 2020

Global People Strategist

The COVID19 outbreak has rattled the global economy and forced many countries to make amends to its labor law as a response. The decisions 279, 280, and 281 all introduce 2020 UAE labor law changes meant to bring stability for employers and employees.

New Year, New California Employment Laws.

HRWatchdog

A parental leave mandate for smaller employers, plus new hiring restrictions, are just a few of the significant changes that take effect on January 1, 2018. Don’t miss CalChamber’s 2018 Employment Law Updates seminars in January throughout California from 8:30 a.m. Join our employment law experts in person for a comprehensive review and discussion of recent updates to California and federal employment laws.

July Ushers in New Employment Laws

HRWatchdog

Employers, make sure you are complying with local and state employment law changes that started July 1. Some of these changes apply only in specific local jurisdictions, but one change to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) applies to all employers statewide. If you are an HRCalifornia member, the content on our member site has been updated with these new laws. Gail Cecchettini Whaley, CalChamber Senior Employment Law Counsel .

Employment law update: FMLA & ADA, FLSA & higher education

Business Management Daily

The post Employment law update: FMLA & ADA, FLSA & higher education appeared first on Business Management Daily. Employment Law FMLA Guidelines Human ResourcesHere are updates on the interaction between the FMLA and the ADA, and on the U. Department of Labor’s new guidance on the FLSA and higher educational institutions.

Trends in State Employment Law

Affinity HR Group

Many state and local legislatures are taking action in several areas of employment law due to the confusion, sluggishness, and/or inaction on the federal level. Some laws passed are part of long-evolving trends such as restricting inquiries into criminal and pay history, while others are responses to new social movements such as #MeToo. The following is a list of the prevailing laws that are popular. Note that the laws vary and may or may not apply to your business.

Trends in State Employment Law

Affinity HR Group

Many state and local legislatures are taking action in several areas of employment law due to the confusion, sluggishness, and/or inaction on the federal level. Some laws passed are part of long-evolving trends such as restricting inquiries into criminal and pay history, while others are responses to new social movements such as #MeToo. The following is a list of the prevailing laws that are popular. Note that the laws vary and may or may not apply to your business.

A Look at How Brett Kavanaugh Could Shape Employment Law

TLNT: The Business of HR

Respect to the employment law bloggers, reporters, and others who have been trying to read the tea leaves to predict what Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s record as a jurist would foreshadow should he ascend to the U.S. Supreme Court. HR News Labor Relations Featured legal issues

It’s the most important employment law decision of 2018

The Employer Handbook

But the biggest takeaway is that any subsequent employer-defendant asserting a Faragher/Ellerth defense in the Third Circuit will find it very difficult to obtain summary judgment on any hostile work environment claim. Minarsky went through hell for several years working for her employer. She claims that Yadlosky knew that her young daughter was ill and thus knew Minarsky depended on her employment to pay medical bills. The employer had a sexual harassment policy.

How the Latest Employment Law Changes Affect Your Company

Synergy

Each day, news outlets reveal yet another story about a new law that affects hiring, employee management, or HR in general. Let’s take a look at the latest employment law changes and how they might affect your company. New Tax Laws Alter Benefit Offerings. Passed at the end of 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act makes 2018 a confusing one for businesses nationwide. It’s only a matter of time before this law spreads further across the country.

Trends in State Employment Law

Affinity HR Group

Many state and local legislatures are taking acti

8 Employment Law and HR Compliance Challenges for 2019

Extensis

With the new year almost here, here are 8 employment law and HR compliance issues companies will be facing in 2019 (and beyond

Best of TLNT 2018: Here’s a Summary of Key Labor and Employment Laws Taking Effect In 2019

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Hot Topics in Employment Law

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For that reason, it’s important for supervisors and managers to understand the basics of employment laws and regulations to maintain proper compliance. At-Will Employment. According to The National Conference of State Legislatures, at-will employment means that an employer can terminate an employee at any time for any reason, except an illegal one, or for no reason without suffering legal liability. Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).

My conversation with the lawyer who, IMHO, just earned the biggest employment law win of 2018.

The Employer Handbook

By Chris Potter (Flickr: 3D Judges Gavel) [ CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons Yesterday, I blogged here about the most important employment law decision of 2018. The Third Circuit’s opinion is not only remarkable for the holes it poked in an employer’s potential Faragher/Ellerth defense , but also for addressing the #MeToo movement and the chilling effect that misbehaving men in power can have on a victim complaining about harassment.

New California Employment Laws Expand Harassment Rules, Require Women On Boards

TLNT: The Business of HR

Below is our full, final roundup of new laws that employers must comply with and the bills that fell to the Governor’s veto pen. Even though the Governor’s veto saved California employers from some truly awful legislation (such as AB 3080’s attempted ban on employment arbitration agreements), 2019 may well bring a new Legislature just as hostile to business, and a new Governor not known for the practical caution that sometimes has characterized Governor Brown.

My conversation with the lawyer who, IMHO, just earned the biggest employment law win of 2018.

The Employer Handbook

By Chris Potter (Flickr: 3D Judges Gavel) [ CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons Yesterday, I blogged here about the most important employment law decision of 2018. The Third Circuit’s opinion is not only remarkable for the holes it poked in an employer’s potential Faragher/Ellerth defense , but also for addressing the #MeToo movement and the chilling effect that misbehaving men in power can have on a victim complaining about harassment.

[Webinar] Europe: the Latest in HR, Finance and Employment Law

Global Upside

Hear experts from Global Upside, Matheson Law and Global PEO Services on doing business in Europe with insights on the latest in Europe’s HR, Finance and Employment Law. Employment Law overview – common missteps to avoid. How employment law, taxation, differs within Europe. Geraldine Carr, a senior associate in Matheson’s Employment, Pensions and Benefits Group, joins Mark O’Sullivan on secondment to Matheson’s San Francisco and Palo Alto offices.

Kavanaugh appointment unlikely to skew employment law cases

Business Management Daily

Supreme Court, replacing retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, it probably won’t signal a significant shift in how the court approaches employment law cases. The post Kavanaugh appointment unlikely to skew employment law cases appeared first on Business Management Daily. If Judge Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to join the U.S.

Europe: The Latest in HR, Finance and Employment Law

Global Upside

Join international business experts from Global Upside, Matheson Law and Global PEO Services for a webinar on doing business in Europe that includes the latest in Europe’s HR, Finance and Employment Law. March 14th, 2018, 11:00pm – 12:00pm PST. Employment Law overview – common missteps to avoid. How employment law, taxation, differs within Europe? In her position she advises clients on all aspects of the employment relationship.