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HR Regulatory Analysis
We are continually updating our state and national regulatory analysis to help you keep up with the changing regulations. See the updated section on the What's New page, below, to find all of the updated topics.
Added in the last 14 days
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105090news.aspx/HR-news/Compensation/Overtime/On-Call-Nurse-Overtime-Pay-Personal-Shopping/OvertimeNewsIs On-Call Nurse Eligible for Overtime Pay for Personal Grocery Shopping?
105068news.aspx/HR-news/Benefits-Leave/Retirement-Savings-401k/10-Investment-Actions-DB-plans-New-Year/Retirement Savings and Pension PlansNews10 Investment Actions for DB Plans in the New Year
105075news.aspx/HR-news/Compensation/Travel-Time/Home-Dispatch-Program-Paid-Travel-Time/Travel TimeNewsDoes Optional Home Dispatch Program Trigger Paid Travel Time?
105088news.aspx/HR-news/Discrimination/Age-Discrimination/ADEA-Applies-All-Public-Employers/Age DiscriminationNewsIt's Official: ADEA Applies to All Public Employers
105078news.aspx/HR-news/Staffing-Training/Employment-Contracts/Geographic-Boundaries-Georgia-Noncompete/Employment ContractsNewsLack of Geographic Boundaries Dooms Georgia Firm's Noncompete Agreement
105070news.aspx/HR-news/Benefits-Leave/Retirement-Savings-401k/IRS-Hardship-Regulations-Standard-Determination/Retirement Savings and Pension PlansNewsProposed IRS Hardship Distribution Regulations Change Standard for Determination
105079news.aspx/HR-news/Performance-Termination/Employee-Termination-with-Discharge/Allstates-Appeal-Former-Employees-Judgment/Termination (with Discharge)NewsAllstate's Appeal Wreaks Mayhem on Former Employees' $27 Million Judgment
105066news.aspx/HR-news/Discrimination/Sexual-Harassment/MeToo-Reasons-Change-Your-Company-Culture/Sexual HarassmentNews#MeToo: Concrete Reasons to Change Your Culture and How to Do It
105067news.aspx/HR-news/Benefits-Leave/Retirement-Savings-401k/Shorter-Life-Expectancy-Employer-Liabilities-Pensi/Retirement Savings and Pension PlansNewsShorter Life Expectancy Could Reduce Employer Balance-Sheet Liabilities for Pensions
102376timesavers.aspx/timesavers/HR-checklists/Compensation/FLSA-Fair-Labor-Standards-Act/FLSA-Exemption-Checklist-102376/Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)ChecklistsFLSA Exemption Checklist
105077news.aspx/HR-news/HR-Administration/Employee-Privacy/Cybersecurity-Respond-Workers-Duped-Cyberattackers/PrivacyNewsAdventures in Cybersecurity: How to Respond When Workers Are Duped by Cyberattackers
105074news.aspx/HR-news/HR-Administration/HR-Strategy/California-Employers-New-Employment-Labor-Laws/HR StrategyNewsCalifornia Employers: Are You Aware of the New Employment and Labor Laws in Effect?
105106news.aspx/HR-news/HR-Administration/HR-Management/Private-Employers-Impact-Government-Shutdown/Personnel/ HR ManagementNewsPrivate Employers Seeing Impact of Government Shutdown
105064news.aspx/HR-news/Benefits-Leave/COBRA-Health-Insurance-Continuation/Determination-Period-COBRA-Premiums-Changed/COBRA (Health Insurance Continuation)NewsCan the Determination Period for COBRA Premiums be Changed?
105103news.aspx/HR-news/Discrimination/Interviewing/Connecticut-Ban-Asking-Salary-History-Begins/Pre-Employment Inquiries (Interviewing)NewsConnecticut Ban on Asking for Salary History Begins
105104news.aspx/HR-news/Benefits-Leave/Healthcare-Insurance/DOL-Fines-Noncompliant-Wellness-Incentives/Healthcare InsuranceNewsDOL Exacting Fines for Noncompliant Wellness Incentives
105065news.aspx/HR-news/Staffing-Training/Employment-Contracts/9th-Circuit-Retired-Players-Pursue-Lawsuit-NFL/Employment ContractsNews9th Circuit Allows Retired Players to Pursue Lawsuit Against NFL
91563state_comparison_charts.aspx/state-comparison-charts/Minimum-Wage-by-State-PDF/Minimum WageGuidanceMinimum Wage, by State (PDF)
100483news.aspx/HR-news/Benefits-Leave/Sick-Leave/Paid-sick-leave-laws-around-the-US/Sick LeaveNewsPaid Sick Leave Laws Around the U.S. (Infographic)
105063news.aspx/HR-news/Benefits-Leave/Retirement-Savings-401k/PBGC-Report-Multiemployer-Program-Insolvency/Retirement Savings and Pension PlansNewsPBGC FY18 Report: Multiemployer Program Still Faces Insolvency
105062news.aspx/HR-news/Compensation/Minimum-Wage/Arizona-Voter-Mandated-Hourly-Pay-Rate-Increased/Minimum WageNewsArizona Voter-Mandated Hourly Pay Rate Increased to $11
Updated in the last 60 days
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9topics.aspx/HR-topics/Discrimination/Age-Discrimination/Age DiscriminationRegulatory AnalysisAge Discrimination Analysis
18topics.aspx/HR-topics/Benefits-Leave/Employee-Benefits/Benefits OverviewRegulatory AnalysisBenefits Overview Analysis
70topics.aspx/HR-topics/Benefits-Leave/Flexible-Benefits-Cafeteria-Plans/Flexible Benefits/ Cafeteria PlansRegulatory AnalysisFlexible Benefits/ Cafeteria Plans Analysis
183topics.aspx/HR-topics/Benefits-Leave/Welfare-and-Pension-Reports/Benefits Recordkeeping and DisclosuresRegulatory AnalysisBenefits Recordkeeping and Disclosures Analysis
1411125topics.aspx/HR-topics/Benefits-Leave/Consumer-Directed-Health-Care/Defined Contribution Health PlansRegulatory AnalysisDefined Contribution Health Plans Analysis
1411125topics.aspx/HR-topics/Benefits-Leave/Consumer-Directed-Health-Care/Defined Contribution Health PlansRegulatory AnalysisDefined Contribution Health Plans Analysis
• Yes, but only if federal disability laws cover this employee.
• Possibly, but only if there is a state disability law that applies to this type of injury.
• Yes, if the employee requests an accommodation based on a disability.
• No, nothing is required because the employee was injured on personal time.
• Yes, if the employer has an existing light-duty position open.
• Both B and D are correct.
• Both C and E are correct.
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