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Holiday Break Employment Law Roundup

Jan 4, 2019
Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, provides a summary of what you may have missed over the holiday break. EEOC, court kick “Onionhead” employer while it’s down A federal judge in New York ruled…
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California Employment Law Update – September 30, 2016

Oct 10, 2016
Workers’ Compensation Reform On September 30, 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation (S.B. 1160) reforming the state’s workers’ compensation law. Specifically, the bill: Requires that, if a physician or provider is criminally charged with workers’ compensation, Medi-Cal, or Medicare fraud, the physician or provider’s liens are stayed until the…
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Request a Demo

Oct 28, 2018
Request a Demo with ThinkHR Learn how to attract, retain, and engage your clients through a partnership with ThinkHR. Already a ThinkHR partner or user and looking for support? Click here to log in Click here for help
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Ask the Experts: Translating Handbooks into Spanish

Jun 11, 2018
Question: If we have a substantial number of Latino employees, are we required to provide our employee handbook in Spanish? Answer: While providing an employee handbook in additional languages – or having an employee handbook at all – is not a requirement, it is a best practice if a significant…
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Ask the Experts: Holiday Party Communication

Nov 30, 2017
Question: Do you have language we can use in a company communication that will go out before our holiday party to encourage responsible drinking and appropriate conduct? Answer: Yes, we can provide some suggested content. First, we want to congratulate you on thinking through the all-important step of setting appropriate…
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Federal Employment Law Update – June 2016

Jun 20, 2016
EEOC Releases Sample Notice for Employers Offering Wellness Programs On June 16, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a sample notice to assist employers who have wellness programs in complying with their obligations under recently issued Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations. The EEOC has also released a…
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New York sexual harrasment prevention final regulations released

Oct 23, 2018
Both New York State and New York City have enacted laws related to sexual harassment prevention, with different provisions for employee communication and training along with various dates for compliance. The first New York City provisions went into place September 6 and further elements of state and city acts will…
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Federal Employment Law Update – November 2016

Nov 7, 2016
PCORI Fee Increase for Health Plans On November 4, the IRS released Notice 2016-64 to announce that the health plan Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee for plan years ending between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017 is $2.26 per plan participant. The Affordable Care Act created the PCORI to study…
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The Right Information at the Right Time

Jan 29, 2019
By Larry Dunivan, CEO of ThinkHR Part 2 in an ongoing series of posts on people risk management, this article focuses on anticipating and understanding risk – knowing what you need to know to protect your business. (Read the first post here and the third post here.) We are all drinking…
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How Training Affects the Employee Lifecycle: Part 3—Onboarding

Jun 28, 2016
Training is essential at all stages of the employee lifecycle—before you even hire someone to when they leave the company. The employee lifecycle is a human resources model that defines the stages of an employee’s career with the company to help guide and manage the process.     It involves…
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“HR Basics” Quiz!

Mar 13, 2019
Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, tests your HR knowledge with this quiz. A fun way to while away your time until the weekend officially arrives. How much do you know about the basics…
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ThinkHR Launches World’s First Comprehensive People Risk Management Solution

Feb 6, 2019
Core to Business Success, Supports Better Decisions While Mitigating Risk PLEASANTON, Calif. (February 6, 2019) - ThinkHR, the premier provider of HR risk management solutions, has launched the world’s first technology-powered People Risk Management (PRM) suite. ThinkHR People Risk Management will give organizations the ideal combination of content, best practices,…
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