State and local legislatures continue to pass paid sick leave laws across the country - as of January 1, 2017, seven states and more than 30 municipalities - giving more and more employers yet another compliance challenge to contend with. And if you have employees in more than one of these locations, compliance becomes even more challenging.
The workplace is evolving at a rapid-fire pace amidst technological, societal and cultural changes and employers need to be ready to meet these changes. So what are the top compliance issues to watch out for in 2017?
The 2016 election might be over, but the ramifications for employers are only just beginning. Donald Trump's surprise victory could have dramatic implications not just on hot-button issues like the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and immigration.
Longtime employment attorney Robin Shea discusses the importance of supervisor training and which topics should be covered with supervisors on a regular basis to ensure its effectiveness. Issues such as workplace harassment, discrimination, bullying and many others are addressed.
Fisher Phillips employment attorney Ed Foulke, a former head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, takes an in-depth look at OSHA's new reporting rules. The rules place additional requirements on employers, and Foulke reviews the changes.
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