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Mar
31
2017
WPI Report

State of the States — Legislative Action Heats Up

As we turn the calendar to April, state legislatures are starting to hit their stride. Bills introduced earlier this year continue to advance, with more than 400 labor and employment-related measures remaining under consideration across the nation.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Background Checks

Mar
30
2017
WPI Report

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage & Overtime Updates (March Edition)

This month has seen numerous minimum wage proposals introduced and considered at the local and state levels.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Wage and Hour
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

Mar
8
2017
WPI Report

WPI Insider Briefing: Spotlight on Health Care and Regulatory Reform Under the Trump Administration

On February 28, 2017, President Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress, outlining a broad vision of his agenda. The Trump administration is widely expected to chart a dramatically different course on workplace policy.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Government Contractors

Mar
1
2017
WPI Report

WPI State of the States: Legislatures Saw a Flurry of Activity in February

Statehouses across the country continue to propose legislation at a frenzied pace. In February, as in January, more than 500 bills concerning labor and employment issues were either introduced or addressed in some fashion.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Background Checks

Feb
28
2017
WPI Report

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage & Overtime Updates (February Edition)

The year’s shortest month contains a long list of state and local minimum wage and overtime developments.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Feb
8
2017
WPI Report

WPI Insider Briefing: New President, New Congress, New Direction in Workplace Policy

President Donald J. Trump was sworn into office on January 20, 2017, ushering in a new balance of power in Washington and what is expected to be a dramatically different era of workplace policy.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Employee Benefits

Feb
2
2017
WPI Report

State of the States: Legislatures are off to the Races!

Most state legislatures are back in session, and they are poised to address a wide range of labor and employment issues this year. Since January 1, 2017, more than 500 employment-related bills have been proposed in more than 40 states.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Wage and Hour

Jan
31
2017
WPI Report

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage & Overtime Updates (January Edition)

In this article, we briefly recap legislative developments surrounding local and state minimum wage measures this month and forecast some of the minimum wage and overtime changes employers may see this year.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Wage and Hour

Jan
6
2017
WPI Report

Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — January 2017

The January edition of the Insider Report reviews what federal agencies accomplished in the final weeks of 2016, discusses state and municipal laws that advanced in December, and previews what the 115th Congress has in store for 2017.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Wage and Hour
  • Employee Benefits

Dec
2
2016
WPI Report

Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — December 2016

This edition of the Insider Report discusses efforts to block controversial regulations, highlights state and local ballot initiatives that succeeded on Election Day, and explains how the Trump Administration will attempt to “repeal and replace” the ACA.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Discrimination and Harassment

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