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Federal

Federal Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(5 Udpates) EEO-1 Survey Opening Postponed - The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that due to the recent partial lapse in appropriations, the opening of the EEO-1 has been postponed until early March 2019. The deadline to submit EEO-1...

Federal Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(8 Updates) DOL Publishes Penalty Increases - Update: The penalties were published in the Federal Register on January 23, 2019 and are effective. On January 15, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released a pre-publication of its Federal Register notice with...

Federal Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(3 Updates) Proposed Rule: H1-B Cap Petitions - On December 3, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require petitioners seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions to first electronically register with U.S....

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Massachusetts

MA Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(2 Updates) Data Breach Notification - On January 10, 2019, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (H.B. 4806) amending employers’ breach notification requirements when Massachusetts residents are impacted by a data security breach. Specifically,...

MA Employment Law Update (ThinkHR)

(1 Update) Veterans’ Right to Participate and Take Leave - On August 9, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (S.B. 2632) requiring employers to allow eligible employees to participate in Memorial Day events and take leave to observe Veterans’...

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...

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