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Federal Employment Law Updates

Federal Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(2 Updates) FMLA Forms Expiration Date Extended - The Department of Labor’s model Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) notices and certification forms were originally due to expire on May 31, 2018, but were extended twice, and now expire on August 31, 2018. Once...

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(5 Updates) VETS Celebrates National Hire a Veteran Day - On July 25, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) announced its annual celebration of National Hire a Veteran Day with a message for employers: America’s veterans...

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NLRB: Guidance on Handbook Rules Post-Boeing -  On June 8, 2018, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel, Peter B. Robb, released a memorandum (GC 18-04) providing guidance to regional offices under the NLRB’s decision in Boeing. Per Boeing, the NLRB...

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Massachusetts Employment Law Updates

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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 and medical...

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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 misdemeanor...

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Attorney General Updates Guidance on the Equal Pay Act - On March 1, 2018, the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General released an updated guide providing information on the state’s Equal Pay Act. The guide provides an overview of the law, frequently asked...

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