Free 2019 Midyear Employment Law White Paper

HRWatchdog

We are over halfway through 2019, and as always, you can count on the Golden State for interesting developments in employment law. CalChamber also offers convenient HR compliance products and services for current and comprehensive employment law information.

The New HR Rules: Employment law updates for 2020

Business Management Daily

A comprehensive legal and HR compliance update is absolutely essential for keeping up with ever-changing laws and regulations. Here’s what you need to know about employment law changes to stay ahead of the curve. The rule applies to all employers with 50 or more workers.

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On the Road: Employment Law Updates Seminars

HRWatchdog

The New Year brings many things — resolutions, cold weather and CalChamber’s annual Employment Law Updates seminars. Last week, our employment law experts packed their bags and began the annual seminar road trip with a visit to Southern California.

2016 Midyear Employment Law Update

HRWatchdog

CalChamber’s new white paper explains important changes to employment law. It’s already been a busy 2016 for employers, with lots of action from the California Legislature, federal and state agencies, local governments and our courts.

Top Employment Law Changes for June 2019

BackStitch

Welcome to the backstitch HR law blog, a new series where we will provide the latest updates on upcoming and recently in-effect legislation. For the month of June 2019 , several new pieces of State legislation follow in new trends developing within employment law.

Wisconsin Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality.

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. CalChamber also offers convenient HR compliance products and services for current and comprehensive employment law information.

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.

New 2017 Midyear Employment Law White Paper

HRWatchdog

Our employment law experts highlight the significant developments so far this year. Even though the year isn’t over, 2017 has already been busy for California employers. The post New 2017 Midyear Employment Law White Paper appeared first on HRWatchdog by HRWatchdog.

North Carolina Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality.

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. Notably, the use of both monitoring services is strictly restricted, to be used by employers only when necessary.

What’s In the Nevada Marijuana Drug Employment Law?

Zenefits

New legislation in Nevada makes it the first state to prohibit employers from disqualifying candidates because of a failed drug screen for marijuana. Governor Steve Sisolak signed the new law on June 5. Since the state passed its recreational marijuana use laws in 2016, the Governor felt the law was necessary to protect job seekers who use cannabis recreationally but may have been barred from employment because of their legal use of the substance.

Ensuring Suppliers Abide by Employment Laws

Peoplefluent

Ensuring Suppliers Abide by Employment Laws By Julia Mendez. Employers are responsible for Equal Employment Opportunity compliance by the staffing agency. On June 29, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that BP Exploration and Production Inc.

Stop summertime FMLA abuse: The Friday Monday Leave Act

HR Morning

Don’t hesitate to put a system in place and use it to protect the company from lost productivity due to FMLA abuse. Many employers fail to request the medical certification form from the doctor which states why an employee is in need of leave.

Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

Zenefits

With a fast-growing small business, compliance is just one of many things on your to-do list, behind hiring, improving operations, and fine-tuning your products. Here’s a quick checklist of some major federal laws you’ll need to tackle at different employee thresholds in your growth. Employers must properly classify and pay employees a corresponding minimum wage, while following overtime and child labor standards. Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) , via DoL.

The Growing Importance of Detailed Job Descriptions in HR

Cisive

The fast-evolving legal landscape of employment drug testing laws, primarily with state-specific marijuana laws, has brought increasing challenges for employers. In the early years of medical marijuana legalization, most state-specific marijuana laws had no significant impact on or failed even to mention employment drug testing programs. Marijuana – The Language of the Laws are Changing. Cisive Drug Screening Employment Law Hiring HR Industry New

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).

Iowa Employers Need to Be Ready for Medical Marijuana

HR Daily Advisor

Medical marijuana manufacturers and dispensaries in Iowa must be ready to put their products on sale by December 1, meaning you need to understand the implications of the state’s medical marijuana law on your drug-free-workplace policies. Employer Policies.

When is Termination a Good Thing?

HR Examiner

Making an employment change is a big deal. But ending an employment relationship that isn’t working is better for everyone. For an excellent step by step approach, as well as great insights into the difficulties of ending employment relationships, see Jay Shepherd’s Firing At Will.

Stop summertime FMLA abuse: The Friday Monday Leave Act

HR Morning

Don’t hesitate to put a system in place and use it to protect the company from lost productivity due to FMLA abuse. Many employers fail to request the medical certification form from the doctor which states why an employee is in need of leave.

Non-Exempt Employees Earning Less Than $50k Might Soon Become OT Eligible If…

Something Different

This change is not coming tomorrow (the latest estimate is sometime this spring ), so employers will have time to prepare for any changes. wages haven’t kept up with productivity for a very long time. Labor and Employment Law FLSA hr human resources overtime

How HR can improve the remote-worker experience

HRExecutive

HR also can advocate for end users, he suggests, funneling feedback and providing strong business reasons for improving the remote tech experience to encourage strong performance and productivity.

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Two Carnivals for the Price of One

OmegaHR Solutions

The Employment Law Blog Carnival. Talk about productivity! Carnival of HR Employment Law Blog employment law blog Two carnivals were published yesterday that you should pay attention to.

Developing a CBD oil policy? It gets complicated …

HR Morning

Just when you thought you had a handle on how your company policies align with laws on medical marijuana , along comes CBD oil. Made available to consumers by the 2018 Farm Bill, which allows for production and sale of CBD products. Employment Law Management

5 reasons employee productivity’s about to hit a low point

HR Morning

Let’s run down the list of what’s got employees’ attention at this very moment (in no particular order): March Madness (perhaps you’ve heard from this week’s Special Report that it’s a $4 billion productivity drain). What’s an employer to do to refocus the workforce? In this week's e-newsletter Management Employment Law March Madness productivityToday’s forecast: The perfect storm of employee distractions. .

The opioid crisis: Is drug addiction a disability?

Business Management Daily

Drug addiction touches every employer, whether it’s finding applicants to fill open jobs or accommodating treatment and recovery. Employers absorb part of that cost in the form of lost productivity and higher healthcare costs. Employment Law Labor Laws

How technology is helping solve the compliance conundrum

HRExecutive

Keeping up with compliance , a moving target within the human resource space, affects employers of all sizes. Caring for the Elderly, Complying with the Law. Employment Law HR Technology Performance Management Talent Management Top Stories

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In the age of legal weed, new breath tests show promise for employers

HR Morning

Employers have never had accurate drug testing options to determine when an employee might have ingested marijuana and, therefore, if they are likely to still be impaired. So most employers have policies that impose a maximum penalty for any positive test for the drug.

Anti-Vax Nurse Leaks Measles Diagnosis, Leads Texas Hospital to Say No Social Media Privacy

HR Daily Advisor

While the employer clarified that it didn’t fire the nurse because of her anti-vaccine stance, her viewpoints directly clashed with those of the hospital and undoubtedly raised concerns about her continued employment at the facility. Employment Law Social Media Risk vaccination

Employee grooming policies: Review yours with a fine-tooth comb

Business Management Daily

Grooming policies have long been a flashpoint for employers and employees. Employers prefer that employees sport professional hairstyles. More recently, states and cities have stepped in and passed hair discrimination laws based on model legislation called the CROWN Act.

How to create a flu plan that covers every contingency

Business Management Daily

Employers need a flu plan that covers every contingency. Laws impacting influenza contingency planning. Three key laws affect how employers manage their workforce during a flu outbreak. Consider each of these laws when formulating your flu season plan.

Is Smartphone Use Killing Productivity?

HRWatchdog

According to a recent CareerBuilder survey , three out of four employers believe that two or more productive work hours are lost each day because employees are distracted. What is the number one culprit, according to employers? The post Is Smartphone Use Killing Productivity?

Marijuana in the Workplace: A Year of Change for Employment Drug Testing

Cisive

In the early years of state medical marijuana rulemaking, the language of the laws largely excluded the workplace. It is safe to say that tide has turned, and employers now face limitations unlike they ever have before. State-specific rules related to medical and personal use of marijuana are changing at a very rapid pace, and the language of these laws differ from each other significantly. The law as it is today ( L.D.

Too Much Emoji? The Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid in the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

In short, the informality, easily misinterpreted, and otherwise humorous attempts at emoji-speak does not contribute to a productive workplace and should only be shared between friends who will be much more forgiving than the scrutiny of forever preserved evidence in a court of law.

Quitting is for Quitters—and It Leads to Liability

HR Daily Advisor

If the alleged misconduct is so severe that an employee feels compelled to resign his employment, you should assume that other employees at the business had some knowledge of what was occurring. Employment Law #metoo