Jun
21
2018
ASAP

The District of Columbia Eliminates the "Tip Credit"

Residents of the District Columbia voted to approve Initiative 77, which will incrementally phase out the “tip credit” that many employers use as an offset towards their minimum wage obligations to employees who also earn tips.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Hospitality
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Jun
21
2018
ASAP

Association Health Plans: How Do You Solve a Problem Like a MEWA?

On June 19, 2018, the Department of Labor issued its highly anticipated final rule expanding the availability of association health plans (“AHPs”).
  • Employee Benefits
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Jun
21
2018
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: How Do Employers Use Big Data, And What Are The Risks?

What the heck is “big data?” Are there any risks with relying on “extra” information about candidates?
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Jun
20
2018
Podcast

Investigations in the #MeToo Environment: The Importance of Planning Before A Harassment Complaint

Jennifer Youpa and Kevin O’Neill discuss the need for employers to plan various investigatory protocols well ahead of any complaints.
  • Littler Learning Group
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Investigations

Jun
19
2018
Podcast

California’s Pay History Ban: Common Questions; Practical Suggestions

In this podcast, Bruce Sarchet and Corinn Jackson, both with Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute, consider the compliance twists and turns of California’s salary history ban, which took effect on January 1, 2018.
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Jun
19
2018
ASAP

Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury Issues Guidance on the Federal Employee Retention Benefit for Certain Employers Affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

The Puerto Rico Treasury has issued guidance on a new employee retention benefit available to employers affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
  • Employment Taxes
  • Employee Benefits
  • International Employment Law

Jun
19
2018
Insight

Enforcing Civility: The Board's New Boeing Standard Influences a Range of Policies Promoting Positive Workplaces for Employers and Employees

A recent NLRB decision does not merely approve rules prohibiting workplace rudeness or requiring courtesy as a general matter; it also reflects a new perspective on rules such as those regulating coworker harassment, disparagement, and cooperation.
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Jun
18
2018
WPI Report

The Future Is Now: Workforce Opportunities And The Coming TIDE

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics will generate unprecedented opportunities and challenges for employers and workers.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation

Jun
14
2018
ASAP

New Arizona Laws Address Data Breaches and Hiring Ex-Offenders

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently signed HB 2154 and HB 2311 into law, both taking effect on August 3, 2018.
  • Background Checks
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Jun
14
2018
Insight

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Proposes Amendments to the State's White Collar Exemption Regulations

On June 12, 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry submitted a proposed rulemaking package that would update the Executive, Administrative and Professional exemptions to state minimum wage and overtime requirements.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Policy Institute

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