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Supreme Court Overturns Longstanding Chevron Doctrine

APPLIES TO All Employers EFFECTIVE June 28, 2024 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Quick Look The United States Supreme Court overturned the longstanding Chevron doctrine which now calls into question the enforceability of regulations issued by federal agencies. Discussion On June 28, 2024, the United States Supreme Court overturned the longstanding Chevron doctrine. Issued […]

EEOC Issues Guidance for Preventing Harassment in the Construction Industry

APPLIES TO Construction Industry Employers EFFECTIVE June 18, 2024 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Quick Look The EEOC has issued new guidance with recommendations and best practices for preventing harassment and discrimination in the construction industry. Discussion On June 18, 2024, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued guidance for construction-industry leaders and employers […]

OSHA Heat Illness and Hazard Communication Updates

APPLIES TO All Employers Subject to OSHA EFFECTIVE As Indicated QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Quick Look OSHA issued a proposed rule for “Heat Injury and Illness Prevention in Outdoor and Indoor Work Settings.” OSHA announced a final rule to update the current Hazard Communication Standard. Discussion The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) […]

IRS Issues Guidance on Educational Assistance Programs

APPLIES TO All Employers EFFECTIVE June 22, 2024 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Quick Look The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued fact sheet FS-2024-22 to answer frequently asked questions related to educational assistance programs, or EAPs, under Section 127 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). Discussion The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued […]

PWFA Regulations Partially Enjoined in Louisiana and Mississippi

APPLIES TO All Employers with Employees in LA and MS EFFECTIVE June 17, 2024 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Quick Look In State of Louisiana v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana held that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) exceeded its authority to implement […]

Fourth Circuit Expands Ministerial Exception for Religious Employees

APPLIES TO All Employers with Employees in MD, NC, SC, VA and WV EFFECTIVE May 8, 2024 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Quick Look The Fourth Circuit ruled that educators in religious schools who primarily teach secular subjects are subject to the ministerial exception to claims for employment discrimination under Title VII. Discussion In […]

Colorado: Expanded Protections for Biometric Information under the Colorado Privacy Act

APPLIES TO All Employers with Employees in CO EFFECTIVE July 1, 2025 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Quick Look HB 1130 expands biometric protections under Colorado’s Privacy Act to include circumstances related to the collection and processing of biometric data and identifiers in the employment context. Discussion Colorado’s HB 1130 was recently signed by […]

Colorado: Amendments to Non-Compete Law

APPLIES TO All Employers with Employees in CO EFFECTIVE August 7, 2024 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Quick Look Colorado’s new law strengthens protections for employees subject to Training Repayment Agreement Provisions in employment contracts. The new law includes increased monetary liabilities for employers who violate the law and empower the State Attorney General […]

Maine: Proposed Paid Family and Medical Leave Rules

APPLIES TO All Employers with Employees in ME EFFECTIVE As Indicated QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Quick Look The Maine Department of Labor (MDOL) issued proposed rules for the Paid Family and Medical Leave Program (PFML) which went into effect October 25, 2023. The public comment period for the proposed rules is open through […]