Hot Topics in Employment Law


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. Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). Still looking for more information on compliance?

Some Employment Law and Workplace-Related Thoughts Regarding Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You

HR Daily Advisor

He begins to excel at his job, eventually working his way up to becoming a top seller who handles lucrative sales calls for his employer, Regal View Telemarketing. Conferring benefits on employees during a union organizing campaign to induce employees to vote against the union.

Conference Twitter Primer #SHRM18


Our debut conference Twitter primer for #Unleash18 in Las Vegas was a hit (really, people told us so). Also read our post on Social Marketing Best Practices for HR Conferences and Trade Shows to help your team get up to speed on engaging with conferences socially.

The Top HCM Compliance Issues to Watch for in 2018


The HCM world has seen a flurry of recent compliance changes that will continue into 2018. Employers should start planning their responses to this changing landscape over the coming year. Employers should anticipate major tax reform changes in 2018. employers.

HR Compliance in a Legal Whiplash World

Ultimate Software

Guest post by Kate Bischoff, Employment Lawyer & HR Consultant. HR compliance is hard. Employers are subject to so many different laws that even the most seasoned HR practitioners can innocently overlook legal changes. Employers have to ask themselves, Got sick leave

Keeping Employee Records Secure – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

My biggest concern is personnel file compliance. Mark, are there laws regarding how organizations should maintain employee records? And if so, are the laws federal, state or both?

Roadmap to Better HR Compliance

CIC Plus

As employment laws and regulations increase, so does your risk of penalties for non-compliance. Staying compliant with federal, state, and local laws and regulations requires work. Otherwise, unpredictability can lead to mixed results–and compliance suffers.

Compliance officer: 3 ACA slip-ups can trigger expensive penalties

HR Morning

The DOL has said that by the end of 2018, it plans to audit every employer covered by the ACA for compliance with the healthcare reform law. Realistic or not, it sent a strong message to employers. . — and are in compliance with those provisions.

13 HR Conferences to check out in Q1 2020


We wanted to run through 10 great HR conferences in Q1 of next year that you’ll want to put on the calendar (and start convincing your boss to allocate $$$ to): HCI 2020 People Analytics & Workforce Planning Conference. Social Recruiting Strategies Conference.

The Top 10 HR Conferences You Should Know About


In today’s hot HR climate, there are thousands of conferences to choose from. Some conferences are solely focused on trends and technology. Other conferences are industry-specific like the HR Healthcare Conference or the Leap HR Manufacturing Conference.

Top HR Conferences to Attend in 2018


HR conferences of course. To help you find the conference that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up the top upcoming HR conferences across the country (Events with an asterisk indicate that Namely will be in attendance—we hope to see you there!) 1. HCI 2018 Workforce Planning & People Analytics Conference Miami, FL | February 27-March 1 Are you tasked with the responsibility of growing your company's workforce this year? Then this is conference for you.

New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act Takes Effect October 29

HR Daily Advisor

The law requires all private and public New Jersey employers, regardless of size, to offer paid sick leave. In addition to expanding how paid sick leave can be used, the new law preempts the 13 New Jersey municipalities that have their own local paid sick leave ordinances.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News


Commuty, a provider of a smart parking solution for employers to manage parking spots, raised €500k in funding. The Employer Branding Strategies Conference. Attend the Employer Branding Strategies Conference in San Diego, CA this May, 2019.

Responses to “HR Compliance in 2018” Questions

Sterling Talent Solutions

There have been many changes in employment laws that impact the hiring process throughout 2017. There could be more alterations to employment laws and regulations that govern the background screening industry to come in the New Year. The changing laws can be overwhelming to an employer, and if regulations are not complied with properly, an organization might have to deal with penalties and large fines. Ban-the-Box Laws.

The Top HR Conferences in 2017-2018 You Can’t Afford to Miss

Compensation Today

Which HR conferences are you interested in attending this year? It’s hard to overstate the value of a good conference. The problem is knowing which conferences are worth the cost. (If Wondering if that HR conference is worth the price of admission? HR Conferences in March.

How your tiny health incentives can leave you wide open to major legal trouble

HR Morning

Many employers think of these programs as hassle-free ways to help workers improve their health. But that mindset often leaves employers open to a slew of compliance issues. 9 federal laws, statutes.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News


Compliance Management Software Provider GAN Integrity Raises $15M in Series B Funding. Recruiting and Employment Solutions Provider TransForce Acquires Drive360 Logistics. Pay Equity Disputes Are Flourishing, and Expect More in the New Year (National Law Journal).

Coordinating FMLA with State and Federal Laws

HR Daily Advisor

In this article series, we’ll focus on the intersection of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how it affects many other laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), workers’ comp, and other state laws that apply to medical or disability leaves.

SHRM Session: 5 Easy Business Practices For Getting Sued

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor was recently at the SHRM’s 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition in New Orleans. Uppal and Balch say that there are plenty of easy ways for employers to get sued. Misidentifying the employer. Getting sued is easy.

Eric’s Wild-n-Crazy HR-Compliance Road Show – Coming atcha!

The Employer Handbook

And I’ll teach you a thing or two about employment law. Two days later, on October 4, I’m presenting an update on the significant changes in 2018 in NJ employment law (e.g.,

Review of the Trump Administration’s First Year: Aggressive Agency Action

HR Daily Advisor

In this article, we’ll take a look at the various actions by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP). Employment Law Harassment President Donald Trump

Ex-DOL admin’s warning about new OT rule: ‘Don’t throw away your old pay plans’

HR Morning

While the majority of industry experts expect the DOL to create a new overtime rule that sets the salary threshold somewhere in the $33K ballpark, there’s at least one person who sees a scenario where employers will have to comply with the originally proposed $47K threshold. ” If that happens and the 5th Circuit lifts the injunction, a mandate would follow within 30 days and, McCutchen says, employers would have to be in compliance.

Veterans Reporting Opens Soon: New Compliance Form Available


The federal Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) collects and compiles data on the employment of veterans with federal contractors and subcontractors. 15000 Conference Center Drive, Suite B0132. Gail Cecchettini Whaley, CalChamber Employment Law Counsel/Content. The post Veterans Reporting Opens Soon: New Compliance Form Available appeared first on HRWatchdog by Gail Cecchettini Whaley.

Health Insurer Can Be Sued for Losing PHI, Even if No Evidence of Misuse

HR Daily Advisor

20, 2017), illustrates the potential liability exposure for employers and other plan sponsors that do not have strong safeguards in place, such as encryption for laptops with sensitive information. as well as numerous violations of state law. Employer Takeaways.

Plan Must Cover Room, Board for Residential Mental Health Treatment

HR Daily Advisor

Underlying Law. As of its 23rd year, BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium is being renamed HR Comply. By any name, it is the nation’s leading human capital management conference for HR professionals, executives, and in-house counsel.

Plan Sponsors Must Now Analyze 401(k) Plan Administration (Part 2)

HR Daily Advisor

The TCJA made several changes to the tax code that eliminated the ability for employers to deduct and employees to exclude from income certain fringe benefits received by the employee. Benefits Employment Law 401(k) income IRS safe harbor

HR Pros Can Be Criminally Liable in Antitrust Cases, Feds Say

HR Daily Advisor

And HR professionals “often are in the best position” to ensure compliance, the organizations said in a new guidance. Issued in late October, the guidance is intended to alert those involved in hiring and compensation decisions to the requirements of federal antitrust laws, the agencies said.

The 5 best stories from the biggest HR event of the year

HR Morning

Here’s a recap of our coverage of the SHRM16 Annual Conference & Exposition (click on the headline to read the full story) : 11 remarkable overtime rule tips from DOL insider. 5 costly employment myths we need to discard.

HIPAA Experts Highlight Recent ‘Spike’ in Enforcement

HR Daily Advisor

A recent surge in monetary Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) settlements is altering the compliance landscape at a time when new technical and legal challenges also are coming into play, practitioners and regulators told a recent conference.

HR Collaboration Strategies at Enterprise 2.0 conference

Strategic HCM

conference in Santa Clara on Tuesday 9th November: Human Resources professionals are at the center of managing the most valuable asset a company possesses - its people - and how to get them to interact and collaborate more effectively.

Video: 5 reasons to Request FMLA Recertification from Employee on Leave

HR Daily Advisor

What are the 5 circumstances in which an employer can request FMLA recertification from an employee on leave? Barnsback presented on the topic at a recent Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS). Leave Management Benefits Compensation Legal Compliance Mike Barnsback

Relief from the Leave Law Patchwork Could Be on Its Way

HR Daily Advisor

As the push for paid leave gains momentum, employers are facing a growing patchwork of state and local laws. And they’re struggling with implementation and compliance, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Video: How to Prepare for a Paid Leave Law Coming to Your City or State

HR Daily Advisor

Do you anticipate that your city or state will soon have a paid leave law for employers? Has your city, county or state recently passed such legislation and you are trying to figure out what steps you should take to ensure compliance?

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Video: Why Should Employers Consider Offering Paid Sick Leave?

HR Daily Advisor

As more and more states and cities adapt paid sick leave laws or ordinances, employers that operate in multiple states will increasingly find themselves with a section of their workforce covered by such laws. What are the benefits to employers for providing paid leave?

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Video: Medical Certification Process for Employee Leave Requests Explained

HR Daily Advisor

When an employee requests a leave of absence under the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the employer must provide a medical certification form to be completed by the employee’s health care provider.

Free HR and Payroll Learning Opportunity: Kronos Fall eSymposium

HR Bartender

As someone who has attended Kronos conferences and their eSymposium in the past, I can speak from experience that Kronos delivers quality professional development. Career Development HR Law and Legislation Technology and Social Media HR Technology technology

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Bill Would Add Parental Bereavement Leave to FMLA

HR Daily Advisor

The FMLA requires that employers with 50 or more employees provide workers 12 weeks’ leave for certain reasons. Parental bereavement should have been included in the original law, Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) said, announcing the bill at a press conference, calling it “beyond reasonable.”.