Military Family Leave: New FMLA Guidelines and Poster Update

Posted on Feb 8, 2013 8:30:00 AM

The U.S. Department of Labor has released final rules to implement previous amendments to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) related to military family leave. A new poster reflecting these changes is now available. Employers with 50 or more employees are generally required to display the FMLA poster where both employees and applicants for employment can see it.

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10 States Adjust Minimum Wage Rates for 2013

Posted on Dec 7, 2012 8:30:00 AM

The New Year is fast approaching, along with new state minimum wage requirements for some employers. Before you begin the year, make sure you know the law in your state and be prepared to adjust your wage payments if necessary to comply with any required changes.

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4 Common Workplace Poster Mistakes (and How to Correct Them)

Posted on Sep 25, 2012 8:30:00 AM

Even if your company has only a few employees, a number of federal laws require you to display labor posters in your workplace which inform employees and applicants about relevant employment laws. State laws have their own requirements, so keeping on top of your workplace poster obligations can seem like a daunting task.

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New NLRA Poster Requirement Put on Hold

Posted on Apr 19, 2012 8:30:00 AM

Employers can hold off on making room for the new NLRA poster informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.

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HR Over Coffee

Posted on Jan 10, 2012 1:42:00 PM

HR Over Coffee Highlights—January Edition

  • Give your poster wall a thorough check-up
  • Review your employee benefit plan
  • Stay on top of notice requirements
  • Review and update your job descriptions
  • Classify your workers properly
  • Timing for compliance with new Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) requirement
  • Payroll tax cut temporarily extended into 2012
  • 2012 standard mileage rates

 

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NLRB Postpones Deadline for New Employee Rights Poster to April 30

Posted on Jan 4, 2012 12:30:00 PM

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has further postponed the effective date of its employee rights notice-posting rule at the request of the federal court in Washington, DC hearing a legal challenge regarding the rule, in order to facilitate the resolution of the legal challenges that have been filed with respect to the rule. The new implementation date for the rule is April 30, 2012

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HR Over Coffee Webcast

Posted on Dec 19, 2011 5:20:00 PM

HR Over Coffee Highlights—12.6.2011

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Updated Workplace Discrimination Poster Available in Connecticut

Posted on Oct 19, 2011 5:00:00 PM

The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities has released an updated poster which includes “gender identity or expression” as a basis of prohibited discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations, and credit transactions. The new poster is dated October 1, 2011. To download and print the revised poster, please click on a link below.

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Deadline for Employers to Post New Employee Rights Poster Notice Postponed Until Jan. 31, 2012

Posted on Oct 6, 2011 11:52:00 PM

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has postponed the implementation date for its new notice-posting rule by more than 2 months in order to allow for enhanced education and outreach to employers, particularly those who operate small and medium sized businesses. The new effective date of the rule is January 31, 2012.

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New Federal Poster Requirement for Employers Effective Nov. 14, 2011

Posted on Aug 26, 2011 2:46:00 PM

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a final rule that will require employers to notify employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act by posting a notice as of November 14, 2011. The 11-by-17-inch notice is similar in content and design to a notice of NLRA rights that must be posted by federal contractors under a Department of Labor rule.

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