California Passes Ban on Asking Employees About Salary History
January 1, 2018. Employers in California can no longer ask applicants about their pay.
California Passes Comprehensive Ban-the- Box Law
January 1, 2018. A new law will limit a California employer’s ability to ask applicants about criminal history.
California Expands Job-Protected Leave for New Parents
January 1, 2018. Over two million employees will now have access to job-protected leave.
Employers to Face Penalties for Failing to Comply With Affordable Care Act
November 1, 2017. The IRS plans to send out “play or pay” penalty letters to employers for 2015.
Employers Must Use New I-9 Form in 2017
September 18, 2017. It’s time for employers to switch over to the new Form I-9.
Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule Invalidated By Federal Court
August 31, 2017. Overtime eligibility will not be expanded.
Pardon Our Error: Correction to State Health Insurance Continuation Laws Chart
Aug 31, 2015. Our chart on State Health Insurance Continuation Laws, which appears in several of our books, was printed with an error with regard to Connecticut.
Department of Labor Publishes New FMLA Forms
May 31, 2015. Employers subject to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can now find updated versions of the FMLA forms on the Department of Labor’s website.
Supreme Court Clarifies Employer’s Duty to Accommodate Pregnant Employees
Mar 25, 2015. The U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on an employer’s duty to provide reasonable accommodation to pregnant employees.
EEOC Prosecuting Transgender Discrimination Cases
Sep 25, 2014. In a historic move, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed its first lawsuits on behalf of transgender employees.