Tag: Utah

The midterms are over and my mail is no longer filled with HUGE political direct mail pieces that hide my favorite magazines and my 20-percent-off-one-item coupons to a store that has EVERYTHING anyone could possibly need. Anyhow, yesterday was a busy day at ThinkHR as we analyzed the ballot measures, notifying our customers same-day about…

Service Marketplace Platforms Act On March 21, 2018, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed legislation (H.B. 364) establishing a presumption that a building service contractor who affiliates with a service marketplace platform is an independent contractor, not an employee. Under the act, a building service contractor may affiliate with a service marketplace platform as an independent…

Broadcasting Companies and Post-Employment Restrictive Covenants On March 27, 2018, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed legislation (H.B. 241) modifying the state’s Post-Employment Restrictions Act by establishing the circumstances and conditions for a post-employment restrictive covenant to be valid between a broadcasting company and its employees. The law is effective May 8, 2018. Read UT H.B….

Payment of Wages On March 19, 2018, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed legislation (S.B. 212) addressing the payment of unpaid wages to a commission-based sales agent after the employer separates the sales agent from its payroll. The law is effective May 8, 2018. Read UT S.B. 212 Workers’ Compensation Claim Protections On March 19, 2018,…

Question: I have an employee in Utah who broke her leg and is unable to come into the office. Is there any type of government disability program she can sign up for to be paid while she is on Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave? Answer: Unfortunately, there is no state disability program in Utah…