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.

Global Employment Laws: Do You Know Your Stuff?

UpstartHR

This is just one example of the interesting global employment laws that can catch an unsuspecting employer at an inopportune time. Global Employment Law Differences It has been said that companies based in the United States have it “easy.”

Three Employment Law State Trends that Every Employer Should Know

Ceridian

We’re seeing momentum build around several areas of employment law, and during a recent webcast , I spoke about three: Paid Leave, Retirement Programs (“Auto-IRAs”) and fair scheduling. Sign up for the free webcast: Top Compliance Issues Every Employer Should Know.

CalChamber-Opposed Employment Law Bills Await Action by Governor

HRWatchdog

Quite a few employment-related bills have passed the Legislature. Five bills that could significantly affect California employers are on the Governor’s desk awaiting review and action. In addition, the bill carries the threat of litigation for employers.

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.

Upcoming Changes in Poland’s Labor and Employment Law

Global People Strategist

The Polish legislature is currently working on a couple of labor and employment laws that will take effect in 2019 and possibly ring in a new era of HR in Poland. This amendment is aiming to align Poland with the EU General Data Protection Regulation that went into effect in May 2018.

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. Employment Law overview – common missteps to avoid.

The 12 Days of Employment Law Christmas (2017 edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

For the past five Noels, I’ve concluded my posting year with “The 12 Days of Employment Law Christmas.” On the first day of Christmas, my employment lawyer gave to me. On the second day of Christmas, my employment lawyer gave to me. 4 collective actions , 3 data breaches.

Arizona Employers Face Tougher Requirements on Data Breaches

HR Daily Advisor

A new law taking effect this summer means Arizona employers will face more stringent requirements in the event of a breach of personal information (PI) of customers or employees. When the new law becomes effective, Arizona’s definition of PI will be among the broadest in the nation.

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Data Security for HR and Workplace Leaders

Cisive

In the pilot episode of the Workolog Go podcast , I touched on how data security concerns are growing in importance as more HR teams, their data, and employee records are housed in the cloud. Here, I’m going to dig a little deeper into how to keep your data and employee records secure. The Rising Cost of Data Breaches for Employers and HR. A report by Gemalto’s Breach Level Index reveals that 945 data breaches led to a staggering 4.5

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Keeping Employee Records Secure – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Educating employees on best practices to keep sensitive data secure is something HR will need to focus on in the years to come. Mark, are there laws regarding how organizations should maintain employee records? And if so, are the laws federal, state or both?

Reminder to California Employers: Law Requires Electronic Filing/Payment of Payroll Taxes

HRWatchdog

The California Chamber of Commerce is reminding employers with 10 or more employees that employment tax returns, wage reports and payroll tax deposits must be submitted electronically to the Employment Development Department (EDD). Increases data accuracy.

Pay Data Component of EEO-1 Report Suspended

HR Daily Advisor

Employers may be breathing a sigh of relief after the announcement on August 29 that the pay data collection aspect of the EEO-1 form has been suspended. “We’re This March would have been the first time employers were required to submit the new data.

Top Skills of High Performing HR Data Scientists

Visier

In our research over the past year, we have found that–in addition to the analytics-focused CHRO , people analytics function leader , and HR business partner manager –the HR Data Scientist is also key to success. Mid- and senior-level HR Data Scientists must cover all these areas.

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EEOC Asks Court to Confirm Pay Data Reporting Complete

HRWatchdog

And the EEO-1 pay data saga continues! On October 8, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a motion with the court, asking it to determine that the EEO-1 Component 2 data (also known as pay data) collection is deemed complete.

I’m gonna throw a little employment law at this Matt Patricia – Detroit Lions Sexual Assault saga

The Employer Handbook

Under Michigan law , an employer cannot ask an applicant about or maintain records concerning any misdemeanor arrests that did not result in a conviction. That’s because, in Pennsylvania, we have a law called the Criminal History Record Information Act (CHRIA).

I’m gonna throw a little employment law at this Matt Patricia – Detroit Lions Sexual Assault saga

The Employer Handbook

Under Michigan law , an employer cannot ask an applicant about or maintain records concerning any misdemeanor arrests that did not result in a conviction. That’s because, in Pennsylvania, we have a law called the Criminal History Record Information Act (CHRIA).

Protecting Data from Departing Employees (or Why I Love Auditing and Access Restrictions)

HR Daily Advisor

Countless formal and informal studies show that most employees retain at least some company data when they leave a job. Motivation matters only so much, though, because even the innocent retention of data can have far-reaching consequences.

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EEOC Pay Data Update: Component 2 Collection Continues

HRWatchdog

The EEOC continues to collect Component 2 data (also known as pay data). As previously reported , the EEOC filed a motion with the court asking it to deem collection of EEO-1 Component 2 data complete. percent of filers submitted Component 2 data for calendar year 2017; and 81.5

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Colorado Implementing New Data Privacy Requirements

HR Daily Advisor

Colorado’s new, more stringent data privacy law is set to take effect on September 1, meaning employers face more obligations related to disposal and security of residents’ personal identifying information (PII). The new law also creates C.R.S.

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Third of HR teams fail to delete personal data after retention periods expire

cipHR

New CIPHR study highlights discrepancies between data protection policies and practices among UK HR teams – despite 87% saying they are confident their processes are ‘fully compliant’ with the regulations. A third of HR teams admit to being in breach of the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by failing to delete personal data about employees, leavers and candidates after data-retention periods expire, according to a new survey by HR solutions provider CIPHR.

Reminder: EEO-1 Component 2 Data Due September 30th!

HRWatchdog

Deadline for submitting EEO-1 Component 2 data is the end of September! The EEO-1 annual compliance survey requires certain employers to report company employment data categorized by race/ethnicity and gender in each of 10 job categories. Reporting Component 2 Data.

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EEOC Pay Data Collection Portal Opens

HRWatchdog

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) opened its web-based portal to collect Component 2 data (also known as pay data.) As previously reported , recent litigation reinstated a revised EEO-1 report requiring the reporting of that data.

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EEOC Opens Portal for Pay Data Collection Mid-July

HRWatchdog

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) expects to open a web-based portal to collect component 2 data (also known as pay data). The EEOC will also have FAQs and other materials to assist filers with the submission of Component 2 data.

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#HotInHR: Obsessing over Performance Data, Should Diversity Training be Optional?

HRmarketer

Fast Company: Our obsession with performance data is killing performance. In business, education, law enforcement, surgery, and more, one researcher finds that performance outcomes drop when people know how they’re being measured. HotInHR: Obsessing over Performance Data, Should Diversity Training be Optional? Labor Employment Perspectives: “High” Stakes for Employers Dealing With Evolving Cannabis Laws . Tags: Cannabis, Employment Law.

EEO-1 Reporting Requirements Finalized

ScaleHRO

Pay data for both 2017 and 2018 must be reported to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by September 30, 2019. The data that has been required in years past was still due by May 31, 2019. hr Compliance Employment Law

EEO-1 Pay Data Collection Deadline Has Passed – What Employers Need to Know Now

HRWatchdog

You still have time to submit your EEO-1 pay data. Although the EEO-1 Component 2 data (also known as pay data) September 30 deadline is officially behind us, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) continues to accept this employer data.

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Major Employment-Related Bills Sent to California Governor

HRWatchdog

This year, employment-related bills generated some of the biggest buzz. CalChamber is urging members to contact the Governor to have him veto one employment-related job killer bill prohibiting arbitration of labor and employment claims as a condition of employment.

How to Deal with Unexpected Truth

HR Examiner

Data Editorial Advisory Board Employment Law Heather Bussing HR Scoop HRExaminer Leadership Policies Social Media Policy“Dealing with uncomfortable truths is part of business and life. Own your part in them. Do what you can to fix and prevent them. And make your word count.”

EEOC Steps Up Data Collection on Discrimination

HRExecutive

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced it will implement changes in the collection of demographic data from individuals who file charges with the agency. These changes, the agency says, will allow it to collect more precise data about the religion of the individual alleging discrimination – allowing the EEOC, as well as the public, to recognize and respond to trends in charge data. discrimination EEOC employment law HR profession

Voluntary Self-Identification: Best Practices

HR Daily Advisor

Federal law requires many employers to track applicant demographic data and report it to the federal government. Reporting may be imposed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), for example.

California Seeks to Enact Law Prohibiting Employers from Seeking Salary Histories. A Few Thoughts…

Something Different

You can read the HRPA synopsis here , and the text of the bill itself here , but in summary if this bill is passed it would prohibit employers from seeking salary history information about an applicant for employment (i.e. employers seldom disclose the range for a position).

CalChamber Releases 2019 Job Killer List

HRWatchdog

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its annual Job Killer list, which includes 24 bills that would harm California’s economic growth and job creation should they become law. Banning such agreements benefits the trial attorneys, not the employer or employee.

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

We’re adopting AI very fast, for all employers, and we need to be more careful and ask harder questions of our vendors,” says Bischoff, a Minneapolis-based attorney with tHRive Law and Consulting.

2019 Job Killer Update

HRWatchdog

The California Chamber of Commerce annual Job Killer list initially identified 31 bills that would harm California’s economic growth and job creation should they become law, several of those dealing with labor and employment issues. In Assembly Labor and Employment Committee.

Workplace disputes cost the average UK council nearly £200,000 over the past three years

cipHR

FOI requests submitted by CIPHR also find more than half of EC1 notices submitted by councils to Acas between 2016 and 2018 progressed to employment tribunal. What any employer should want to avoid is incurring high costs fighting a claim that is likely to lose at tribunal – the double-whammy.