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Federal Employment Law Updates

Federal Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(4 Updates) USCIS Notice to Appear Policy Memorandum Not Applicable to Employment-Based Petitions - On September 27, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) clarified that its Notice to Appear (NTA) policy memorandum (PM), released June 28,...

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(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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(3 Updates) IRS Permits Student Loan Repayment Benefit as Part of Employer’s 401(K) - On August 17, 2018, the federal Internal Revenue Service released a private ruling letter (Number 201833012) concluding that an employer may amend its 401(k) plan to provide student...

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Massachusetts Employment Law Updates

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(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...

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(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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