All Items: HR Management

  • California Paid Sick Leave Notice Requirements Take Effect January 1

    08 December 2014

    California's new paid sick leave law includes several provisions that take effect on January 1, 2015. The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement has updated its website to include a workplace poster, which covered employers must post beginning on January 1.

  • San Francisco Expected to Regulate Chain Stores' Hiring and Scheduling Practices

    03 December 2014

    New ordinances awaiting the mayor's signature would, among other things, require certain businesses to offer any additional hours of work available to current part-time employees before hiring new employees or using subcontractors or a temporary services or staffing agency to do work.

  • Office Depot to Pay $80 Million to Settle California False Claims Act Case

    21 November 2014
  • IRS Releases Draft Instructions to ACA Reporting Forms

    04 September 2014

    The IRS has released draft instructions for employers to use when completing the forms required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) under Internal Revenue Code § 6055 and § 6056. An employer must use these forms to report to the Internal Revenue Service on its employee health care coverage.

  • New York Employer Alert: Haynes and Boone Offers Insights on Recent Legal Developments

    08 August 2014

    New York has long been among the most active states when it comes to employment law. Jason Habinsky, a member of the labor and employment department at Haynes and Boone, LLP discusses recent changes in the law plus other key challenges affecting New York employers.

  • Morris County SHRM's 7th Annual Employment Law Symposium Examines Myriad Workplace Issues

    29 July 2014

    On Thursday, July 24, the Morris County Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (MC SHRM) held its seventh annual Employment Law Symposium, presented in collaboration with Fisher and Phillips, LLP.

  • IRS Releases Draft Forms for ACA Employer Reporting Requirements

    28 July 2014

    The IRS released drafts of the forms employers will use to report annually on the health care coverage they offer to their employees as required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

  • Noel Canning: Supreme Court Invalidates President's NLRB Recess Appointments

    27 June 2014

    The Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Noel Canning v. NLRB that President Obama's three recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in January 2012 are invalid and unconstitutional. This decision is critical for employers because, by concluding that the President lacked the power to make the three recess appointments to the NLRB, the NLRB lacked the legal authority to issue over 800 (including several controversial) decisions that affect both union and non-union workplaces.

  • Supreme Court Narrows ERISA Plan Fiduciaries' Defenses in Employee Class Actions

    25 June 2014

    A unanimous Supreme Court in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer has reversed the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals - with ramifications for employers that offer a defined-contribution retirement savings plan with investment options in an "employee stock ownership plan" (ESOP). In its decision, the Supreme Court resolves a split among the federal circuits by eliminating the special presumption of prudence to which ESOP fiduciaries had been entitled.

  • SHRM Releases HR Certification Program Details

    19 June 2014

    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) releases details about its new competency-based HR certification program, including the names of the two new certification levels, eligibility requirements and timing for applying for the exam or taking the tutorial.

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