People Risk Management Today

EEO-1: No Wage and Hours Worked Requirement

The EEOC says “stay” On August 29, 2017 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Acting Chair Victoria Lipnic announced that the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Office of Information...
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Before you fire that political extremist . . .

If you’re a private sector employer, you can generally fire an at-will employee for his or her political beliefs or expression. The First Amendment, as we discussed last week, does not limit you. Depending on where you are, there may be state or local laws protecting employees from discrimination based on their political beliefs or activities, but those jurisdictions are the exception, not the rule.
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Delaware Employment Law Update – August 2017

Computer Security Breaches On August 17, 2017, Delaware Governor John Carney signed legislation (H.B. 180) amending state law regarding computer security breaches. Among other things, the bill: Requires any person...
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Illinois Employment Law Update – August 2017

Mandated Insurance Coverage – Serious Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Disorders On August 24, 2017, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation (H.B. 1332) amending the state’s Insurance Code. House Bill...
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Oregon Employment Law Update – August 2017

Overtime and Undue Hardship Exemption On August 8, 2017, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed legislation (H.B. 3458) directing mill, factory or manufacturing employers to pay greater of daily or weekly overtime...
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Ask the Experts: Transfers During FMLA

Question: Can an employee be moved to a different job upon returning from Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave? Answer: Business opportunities may change while an employee is on...
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