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May
1
2018
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California Announces a New Wage and Hour Independent Contractor Test

In a groundbreaking new decision, the California Supreme Court announced a significant change in independent contractor law, adopting a modified “ABC” test for determining whether an individual is an employee under the Wage Orders.

Apr
27
2018
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IRS Resolves 2018 HSA Contribution Limit Confusion

Acknowledging “numerous unanticipated administrative and financial burdens,” the IRS officially revoked its earlier attempt to lower the 2018 health savings account (HSA) contribution limits.

Apr
26
2018
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New Washington State Law Restricts Permissible Discovery of Plaintiff's Medical Records in Discrimination Lawsuits

A new Washington law (SB 6027) impacts the scope of discovery of a plaintiff’s medical records in litigation brought under Washington’s Law Against Discrimination.

Apr
26
2018
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Apr
26
2018
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Employment Law Reform in Puerto Rico: Take Two

On April 26, 2018, Puerto Rico's Fiscal Oversight and Management Board sent, for the first time since its creation, a proposed employment law reform bill to the Puerto Rico Legislature.

Apr
26
2018
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Washington State Enacts Fair Chance Act

Washington State has joined a number of other jurisdictions, including the Washington cities of Seattle and Spokane, by passing a “ban-the-box” law, known as the Washington Fair Chance Act (HB 1298).

Apr
24
2018
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Impending Necessary Ban-the-Box Updates for Criminal Record Inquiries in Massachusetts and San Francisco

Jurisdictions with ban-the-box laws have only been increasing the restrictions on employers—as evident with the recent amendments in Massachusetts and San Francisco.

Apr
20
2018
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DOL Issues New Information on its PAID Self-Audit and Self-Reporting Program

The DOL recently issued additional information on the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program. While not all-encompassing, the new publication sheds more light on the program’s mechanics and the “steps” employers must take to participate.

Apr
17
2018
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IRS Issues FAQs on Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax Credit

The IRS has issued FAQs to provide guidance to employers relating to portions of the newly enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that created the Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax Credit.

Apr
17
2018
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Washington State Amends Domestic Violence Leave Law

Effective June 7, 2018, Washington State amended its domestic violence leave law to require employers to provide reasonable safety accommodations. The amendments also prohibit discrimination and retaliation based on actual or perceived victim status.

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