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Missouri Law Update- November 2017

Dec 4, 2017
2018 Minimum Wage According to the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, the Missouri minimum wage for 2018 is $7.85 per hour. The rate is effective January 1, 2018. See the state website
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IRS Update on Filing ACA Forms After June 30, 2016

Jul 1, 2016
If you are an applicable large employer, self-insured employer, or other health coverage provider, the deadline to electronically file ACA information returns (e.g., Forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C and 1095-C) with the IRS was June 30, 2016. The ACA Information Returns (AIR) system will remain up and running after the deadline.…
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California Law Update- November 2017

Dec 4, 2017
Posting Updates In November 2017, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing released a new Transgender Rights in the Workplace poster, and the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Cal/OSHA Safety and Health Protection on the Job poster was updated. The transgender rights poster must be posted by January 1,…
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Federal Law Update-November 2017

OSHA Delays Electronic Filing of Form 300A On November 22, 2017, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the delay of the required electronic filing of OSHA Form 300A, Annual Summary, until December 15, 2017. The electronic filing requirement applies to establishments that are currently required to keep…
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8 Reasons to Update Your Employee Handbook Now

Oct 16, 2019
Best Practices for this Critical Workplace Tool It’s harder than ever to attract and retain employees, and workers today expect more from their employers. Consider these facts: Our national unemployment rate is just 3.5 percent, marking the lowest rate in 50 years— since December 1969. Employee turnover cost employers $223 billion…
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OSHA Update OSHA proposes to give employers until Dec. 1 to electronically submit injury summaries — and will propose changing other parts of the rule

Jun 29, 2017
The following is a bulletin published by our partners at Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP. As we have previously reported, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration was going to require certain employers to submit their Form 300A annual injury and illness summaries electronically. This requirement was part of the…
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Government Shutdown Update: E-Verify and E-Verify Services Unavailable

Dec 27, 2018
On December 22, 2018 the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted notice that due to the lapse in federal funding the E-Verify website will not be actively managed and will not be updated until funding resumes. Although some online resources will remain available…
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Learn Course Catalog

Jan 5, 2021
Learn Course Catalog Current topics and compliance essential courses for both proactive and reactive risk mitigation More The Learn course catalog covers a variety of topics and compliance essentials for both managers and employees. The catalog is designed to cover the basics of compliance, human resources, cybersecurity, professional development and…
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Los Angeles Enacts Paid Sick Leave Requirements

Jun 28, 2016
In June, the City of Los Angeles enacted an ordinance (O184320) amending the city’s Minimum Wage Ordinance to include paid sick leave provisions. These paid sick leave provisions are phased in over two years. Employers with 26 or more employees must begin providing paid sick leave benefits on July 1, 2016,…
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EEOC Buries the Bombs

Feb 22, 2019
Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, gives a rundown of the proposed EEOC regulations issued on February 22, 2019. (There is more to them than meets the eye.) I see some bombs tucked away…
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