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Federal

Federal Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(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...

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...

Federal Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(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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Massachusetts

MA Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(1 Update) 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...

MA Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(1 Update) Healthcare Coverage Form - On November 3, 2017, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (H.B. 4008) requiring Massachusetts employers with six or more employees to prepare and file a new health care reporting form created by the...

MA Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(1 Update) Pregnant Workers Fairness Act - On July 27, 2017, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (H.B. 3680) to extend protections to pregnant workers in the Commonwealth. The legislation will prohibit workplace and hiring discrimination related to...

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