DOL Releases New Online Tool to Help Employers Understand Medical- and Disability-Related Leave

New Resource Now Available! The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has unveiled a new online tool to help employers (and employees) understand the leave employees may be entitled to take for purposes of managing medical conditions and disabilities. The new Medical- and Disability-Related Leave Advisor asks users a few questions, such as type of business … Continue reading DOL Releases New Online Tool to Help Employers Understand Medical- and Disability-Related Leave

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Overtime Rule Blocked!

U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide temporary injunction today blocking the overtime rule from being enforced on its scheduled effective date of December 1, 2016. The overtime rule was expected to provide over four million currently salaried workers with overtime pay. In particular, the overtime rule … Continue reading Overtime Rule Blocked!

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Personnel Files: Are You Legal?

Will your personnel files stand up to a government audit? In addition to being a good business practice, employers may be required to keep certain types of records in order to comply with specific provisions under both federal and state law. When collecting and maintaining information to be kept in employee personnel files, it is … Continue reading Personnel Files: Are You Legal?

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New I-9 Form For 2017

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced a new I-9 Form effective January 22, 2017. Employers may continue using the current I-9 Form, with a revision date of 03/08/2013 N and pictured to the right, until January 21, 2017. After January 21, 2017, all previous versions … Continue reading New I-9 Form For 2017

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