Employment Law 2020: Are You Prepared and Protected?

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It’s a brand-new decade, and employment law changes are occurring at a breakneck speed right alongside technological innovation. Trends and best practices in employment law have evolved dramatically in recent years, and it can be hard for HR practitioners to keep up.

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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Restaurant Time & Attendance Tracking

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You also probably discovered—very quickly—that there was an administrative side to things that involved parts of the business you weren’t particularly fond of, like paperwork, and employment laws, and tracking time and attendance for your restaurant. Does your restaurant have the right time & attendance tracking software in place? Doing so can put these businesses in serious risk of time theft. How much do you understand about time theft?

Governor Signs New Employment Laws for 2019


Governor Jerry Brown signed several key employment law bills that businesses need to be aware of for the coming year. Here are some of the new laws taking effect in January 2019 that employers should anticipate: Assembly Bills.

Podcast Shares Questions Asked Most Often at Employment Law Updates Seminars


The California Chamber of Commerce employment law team has been on the road throughout January, conducting Employment Law Updates seminars and explaining changes that transpired over the previous year that impact workplace practices and policies.

Wisconsin Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know


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.

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.

Retaliation—The Marcia Brady Of Employment Law

HR Daily Advisor

neither can employers seem to escape claims of retaliation by their employees. Everywhere employers turn, there’s another retaliation claim being made against them under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), or another state or federal statute.

Time & Attendance Software for Technology Startups

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Is there a “right time” for a tech startup to add operational management functions, especially if they’re not ready for a human resources department? That’s when a number of federal and state employment laws kick in. But what about time & attendance for tech startups?

Employers’ Flu Worries Go Beyond Germs, Attendance

HR Daily Advisor

This year’s influenza outbreak has sickened millions of people across the country, leaving employers struggling to cover for employees who are out sick and searching for ways to prevent others from coming down with the flu. Flu-related absences are another concern for employers.

Flexibility Matters - Customized Time & Attendance

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A comprehensive time and attendance system can give your company and it s employees the flexibility it needs in order to handle even the most complex requests with ease. These include: Employee attendance and scheduling. Employment law compliance.

Two Seasonal Employment Laws You Need to Know


It’s That Time of The Year Again. Most employment laws, except the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA ), also apply to seasonal employees. Get your temporary workers onboard quickly and in plenty of time to ensure you can get them properly trained.

“The Employment Law Year in Review” webinar recap

The Employer Handbook

Thank you to everyone who tuned in to “The Employment Law Year in Review” webinar we hosted yesterday. Because lawyers love to talk, we ran out of time to address audience questions yesterday. However, if you attended and still have unanswered hypothetical questions. A couple of housekeeping items: If you signed up, Jon Hyman will be emailing you a link to both the slide deck and a recording of the presentation.

Annual January Seminars Offer Insights on Paid Sick Leave and Other 2015 Employment Laws


California recently enacted many noteworthy laws that will affect the day-to-day operations, practices and policies of California businesses in 2015. Mandatory paid sick leave makes significant changes to California’s legal landscape, while additional laws and regulations address immigration-related practices, employer contractor liability, unemployment insurance and other employer requirements. Benefits Time Off mandatory paid sick leave

Paid Sick Time for Federal Contractors: Creating an Audit Trail

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Paid sick time requirements are a concern for any company acting as a federal contractor or marketing to government entities. How Time & Attendance Software Can Help Businesses Track Paid Sick Time Hours. labor laws Time Off Request time and attendance software

Not Too Late to Learn About Employment Law Updates for 2015


Continuing its tradition, California rings in the new year with changes to employment laws. Did you also know that employers can now be accountable for wage-and-hour violations when they use staffing agencies or other labor contractors to hire workers? Fortunately, it’s not too late to learn more about these and other noteworthy new laws. In fact, anyone with employees in California will benefit from our employment law experts’ compliance guidance.

Sleepiness: The Career Killer

Workforce Software

Sleep deprivation causes over 274,000 workplace accidents a year, costing employers $31B. Blog Absence Management Employment Laws Fatigue Management Organizational Culture Time and Attendance WFM Technology Workforce Scheduling

Employment Laws: What You Need to Know About Medical and Disability-Related Leave


If you’re an employer, are you up-to-date and in-the-know about the laws that govern how you’re required to handle medical and disability-related employee leave? There are other employers that may be covered under the FMLA — see the Employer Guide for more details. .

Compliance Corner: November 2017

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The Department of Labor estimates that 70% of employers are not complying with FLSA in some way. Here are 7 potentially costly mistakes employers should avoid.

Timing Is Everything—and Sometimes Bad Timing Can Be Costly

HR Daily Advisor

English mentalist Tony Corinda once said, “Good timing is invisible. Bad timing sticks out a mile.” ” A federal judge in New Orleans recently rejected an employer’s request to dismiss its former employee’s pregnancy discrimination case.

DOL Opinion: Using FMLA Leave to Attend Child’s Special Education Meetings


California law specifically provides leave for employees to participate in a child’s school “activities,” which could potentially include IEP meetings. The employer granted FMLA leave to take the children to medical appointments but denied leave to attend IEP meetings.

It’s Time to Cozy Up to the New I-9

HR Daily Advisor

It’s time for employers to get acquainted with the new Form I-9. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued the form November 14 and while employers are free to use either form for now, they must use the new form beginning January 22, 2017. Time for an Audit.

Employment Law Blog Carnival: The Wreck of the Old 97 Edition #ELBC#ELBC

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Regardless the reason, my favorite band gets billing as the honoree of this month’s Employment Law Blog Carnival, as we look at the month’s best blog posts through the swarthy lens of some of the Old 97’s best songs. Employment Essentials has some suggestions, in The EEOC Asks: Is Your Corporate Wellness Program Really Voluntary? The Mad Pooper, though, is clearly worse, says Eric Meyer’s Employer Handbook Blog, in Well, that stinks!

Top HR Conferences to Attend in 2018


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. SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference Washington D.C. Professionals from across the nation attend this conference to catch up on the latest HR legislation and stay ahead of the curve.

The Legal Consequences of Not Paying Your Employees On Time


Payroll compliance is a new topic we’ve been exploring on the blog, and this week, we’re talking about the legal repercussions of not paying your employees on time. As an employer, it is your responsibility to adhere to a regular pay schedule that is in accordance with state regulations.

Are Full-Time Employees of Staffing Companies Exempt? It Depends

HR Daily Advisor

A new 6 th Circuit case sheds some light on whether full-time employees of staffing companies are considered exempt from overtime. Attending networking events. The court could not conclusively determine that the employees spent more than 50% of their time on exempt “matchmaking” tasks.

“If I could press a button and instantly vaporize one sector of employment law?” (redux)

Ohio Employer's Law

Nearly six years ago, Walter Olson , writing as his Overlawyered blog, asked the following question: “If I could press a button and instantly vaporize one sector of employment law…” ? In the 70+ years that have passed, it has evolved, via a complex web of regulations and interpretations, into an anachronistic maze of rules that even the best-intentioned employer cannot hope to comply with. developmentally disabled persons in community employment.

Unforgettable Lessons Learned from Wage and Hour Lawsuits


According to law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP “New federal labor regulations, the fight for a minimum wage hikes and an intense focus on independent contractor classification and joint employer status create a perfect storm for new lawsuits.” . Time theft. Falsifying time records.

USERRA: Managing employees with military obligations

Business Management Daily

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act or USERRA can be the stealth bomber of employment laws. Few employers would list the USERRA law as a top concern. This is separate from any paid military leave employers voluntarily provide.

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. The agreement should be for a specific period of time.

New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act Takes Effect October 29

HR Daily Advisor

New Jersey’s new Paid Sick Leave Act, which ensures employees get paid time off to care for their own or a family member’s illness or injury, is set to take effect on October 29. The law requires all private and public New Jersey employers, regardless of size, to offer paid sick leave.

Global Compliance Desk – Canada


Recently, there have been some key developments implemented in Canada Federal Employment Law. Canada’s Federal Labor Code, which establishes minimum standards for employment in federally regulated workplaces, was amended in late 2017 by Bill C-63 […]. Global Compliance Updates time and attendance time and attendance management Time Intelligence Time Intelligence Platform the time intelligence company payroll global payroll American Payroll Association

Immigration laws profoundly affect the workplace

Business Management Daily

Immigration laws complicate managing employees in the workplace. citizen or non-citizen national, a lawful permanent resident or an alien authorized to work. Employers play a vital role in ensuring only workers with the legal right to work do so. Employment Law Labor Laws

How technology is helping solve the compliance conundrum


Keeping up with compliance , a moving target within the human resource space, affects employers of all sizes. ADP Compliance on Demand, he says, will save business leaders and HR professionals time and allow them to more easily respond to these multi-layered changes.

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