Employers have until May 21 to make known their concerns about the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed rule that is expected to make more than a million more workers eligible for overtime pay.
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Employers in New York City are under pressure to have employees trained under the city’s new sexual harassment prevention law.
In a widely expected move, the Maryland General Assembly has approved a significant increase in the state’s minimum wage by voting for legislation aimed at increasing the current rate of $10.10 per hour to $15 by 2025.
New events added to the Forum Events lineup in the Human Resources sector will appeal to a specific subset of HR executives and allow them to source solutions for their business needs, as well as network with peers to discuss best practices and industry pain points.
A new report by Globoforce called “Social Impact in the Human Workplace” examined whether the combination of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements and low unemployment are creating power shifts in the workplace. The results show that indeed power is shifting in the workplace.
A new North Carolina law offering protections against negligent hiring and retention claims is set to take effect December 1.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is proposing a mechanism to help small businesses offer retirement plans to their employees, but although the proposal may ease the way for some employers, it doesn’t eliminate all complications.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) new report on sexual harassment data for fiscal year (FY) 2018 shows a more than 50 percent increase in sexual harassment lawsuits filed by the agency and a more than 12 percent increase in the number of charges it received over FY 2017.
Effective January 1, 2019, employers in California with 5 or more employees (or independent contractors) must provide sexual harassment training to all employees (SB 1343). The deadline for compliance with initial training is January 1, 2020.
On October 1, 2018, New York state updated the sexual harassment prevention guidance and model documents it has made available online. The state had issued draft documents in August and had requested public comments. Here are some of the key differences in the final documents: