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Revised Posting Requirements Take Effect August 1, 2016
Friday, July 29, 2016
On July 26, 2016, the Federal Department of Labor ("DOL") released revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act ("EPPA") posters. A major change to both posters is the removal
Draft Forms for ACA Health Coverage Reporting Required by Large Employers, Released by IRS
Friday, July 29, 2016
The IRS published early release drafts of Forms 1094-C (Transmittal of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Information Returns) and 1095-C (Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage). The draft
Paid Sick Leave Rules for Federal Contractors One Step Closer to Finalization
Friday, July 29, 2016
Moving one step closer to finalizing the paid sick leave rules requiring federal contractors to provide employees with seven (7) days of paid sick leave, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) submitted final rules to the Office
NLRB Makes It Easier to Organize Temporary Employees, Again
Friday, July 29, 2016
In Miller & Anderson, Inc., 364 NLRB No. 39 (July 11, 2016), the National Labor Relations Board ruled that a petitioner seeking to represent a bargaining unit that consisted of (1) an employer's own employees and (2)
Religious Discrimination Fact Sheet, Published by EEOC
Friday, July 29, 2016
In an effort to educate the younger generation about protection from religious discrimination and the right to reasonable accommodations for religious practices and beliefs, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
HR Practices Review
Friday, July 29, 2016
One of the toughest tasks for HR professionals and management level employees to do is remain up-to-date and compliant with the ever-changing landscape of federal and state labor and employment laws that govern the workplace
Invitation to Participate Now in HEC's 2016 Pay Rates in Hawaii Survey
Friday, July 22, 2016
Survey participation is now open for the 2016 Pay Rates in Hawaii Survey on a new survey platform which provides a new online survey submission process and experience. Enhanced features include ease of survey completion,
EEOC Revises Proposed Rule for Filing Compensation Data
Friday, July 22, 2016
On February 1, 2015, the EEOC published a proposed rule that would require employers with 100 or more employees to collect and report employee compensation in their annual EEO-1 filings. The new report, which would include
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Wage and Hour Update

There have been many significant changes going on at the U.S. Department of Labor. This article discusses two proposed rules for which employers must be prepared, which will (1) increase the salary level thresholds for determining an exempt employee and (2) change the regular rate of pay calculation for overtime.

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