Category: Employment Law

Employment law is the bread and butter of the HR Daily Advisor. Check out articles from this topic to see what the latest rules and regulations are, as well as track important employment law cases.

What Happens when an Alleged Harasser Claims Discrimination?

Occasionally, an employee accused of harassment will file a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claiming that he was subjected to disciplinary action even though he was innocent or that he was the real victim of harassment.

The Trump Effect: Navigating the Minefield

Recent presidential politics, combined with employee social media use, create a potential minefield for private-sector employers. In many respects, the law in this area still is in its nascent stages, but developments are rapidly occurring.

NLRB Chair Says Rule Defining Joint Employment on the Way

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) announced intention to issue a proposed rule on joint employment by summer is seen as a way to provide a stable solution to the question of when two or more employers share joint responsibility for the same group of employees.

Plan Sponsors Must Now Analyze 401(k) Plan Administration (Part 2)

Yesterday we began to explore some of the changes that the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 has made to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and what it all means. Today we will continue to explore the topic, including the definition of compensation and hardship distributions.

Plan Sponsors Must Now Analyze 401(k) Plan Administration (Part 1)

When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law December 22, 2017, several proposed changes to the federal tax code that would have affected tax-qualified retirement plans were dropped. However, some of those changes were brought back as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 enacted in early February of this […]

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Got FMLA Forms? Visit DOL.gov for Updated Expiration Date on Model Notices

Those with eagle eyes and current FMLA administration needs may have noticed the May 31, 2018, expiration of several model DOL forms. Never fear, fresh forms—now sporting a June 30, 2018, expiration—are now available from the DOL. Aside from the one-month expiration extension, no other changes have been made to the forms.