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Federal

Federal Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(10 Updates) On November 9, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the release of its Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Certificate Extension final rule (Final Rule 82: 51986-51998). The final...

Federal Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(9 Updates) DOL Delays Overtime Rule Until March 2019 In fall 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced that it intends to issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in March 2019 to determine the appropriate salary level for...

Federal Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(7 Updates) HHS Hurricane Florence and HIPAA Bulletin Released - In light of the public health emergencies announced for the Carolinas due to Hurricane Florence, the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a Hurricane Florence and HIPAA...

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Massachusetts

MA Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(1 Update) Noncompete Agreements and Trade Secrets - On August 10, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (House Document 4868 which amended H.B. 4732) banning employment noncompete agreements in Massachusetts that: Are not in writing. Are not...

MA Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(1 Update) Paid Family and Medical Leave, Minimum Wage Increases, and Elimination of Sunday and Holiday Premium Pay for Retail Employees - On June 28, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (H.B. 4640) enacting all of the following: Paid family...

MA Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(1 Update) Ban the Box Amendments - On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (S.B. 2371) modifying the state’s current ban-the-box regulations as follows: Limiting the timeframe when an employer may ask an applicant about a...

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