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Webinar (Recording): Navigating Non-Competes: Risks, Rewards and Innovation 12/12/2017 , 2:00 EST

This webinar, hosted on December, 12th 2017 by ComplianceHR and Littler Mendelson’s Paul Kennedy and Melissa McDonagh, addresses the key considerations for companies to protect their assets through non-compete agreements. The session highlights the nuanced challenges of compliance with varying state laws, while reminding us why carefully crafted language is critical to enforcement and [...]

Webinar (Recording): The State and Fate of Overtime: What Next? 10/04/2017 , 1:30 EST

Now that the Texas injunction against the DOL's overtime rule is final and the agency's corresponding appeal withdrawn, what do employers need to know about the future of overtime? Tammy McCutchen, ComplianceHR's VP of Strategy and former DOL Wage and Hour Administrator, will explain what these recent actions mean for employers. Tammy will discuss [...]

The State of Compliance 

By Lori Brown At the recent 29th Annual General Counsel Conference, sponsored by Corporate Counsel, Jonathan Shiffman, Associate General Counsel of litigation and employment for Ralph Lauren, predicted that the Republican majority in Congress makes it unlikely we’ll see new employee-friendly legislation passed at the federal level. Instead, according to Shiffman, employee advocates are having [...]

Paid Sick Leave

Compliance for paid sick leave is becoming more difficult as more states and municipalities are passing sick leave laws. Employers now need to understand the threshold number of employees that trigger compliance and individual laws generally specify where an employee works, not where they live. Employers need to determine whether employees will accrue sick leave [...]

Conquer the Burden of Wage and Hour Compliance

Wage and hour compliance continues to place a heavy burden on employers as they struggle with the fragmented collection of employment laws. Keeping up with changes across jurisdictions is difficult and expanding state regulations combined with ongoing changes in federal regulations make compliance even more challenging. ComplianceHR has developed a quick and easy to use [...]

Paid Sick Leave

Compliance for paid sick leave is becoming more difficult as more states and municipalities are passing sick leave laws. Employers now need to understand the threshold number of employees that trigger compliance and individual laws generally specify where an employee works, not where they live. Employers need to determine whether employees will accrue sick leave [...]

The State of Compliance

By Lori Brown At the recent 29th Annual General Counsel Conference, sponsored by Corporate Counsel, Jonathan Shiffman, Associate General Counsel of litigation and employment for Ralph Lauren, predicted that the Republican majority in Congress makes it unlikely we’ll see new employee-friendly legislation passed at the federal level. Instead, according to Shiffman, employee advocates are having [...]

Conquer the Burden of Wage and Hour Compliance

Wage and hour compliance continues to place a heavy burden on employers as they struggle with the fragmented collection of employment laws. Keeping up with changes across jurisdictions is difficult and expanding state regulations combined with ongoing changes in federal regulations make compliance even more challenging. ComplianceHR has developed a quick and easy to use [...]

Good News for Independent Contracting? Not So Much.

By Tammy McCutchen On June 7, 2017 the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division withdrew its 2015 guidance on independent contracting which had concluded that “most workers are employees.”  Good news, but we may have been cheering DOL’s decision a bit prematurely.  In its withdrawal of the 2015 guidance, DOL stated that removal [...]

Update on Overtime

By Tammy McCutchen In May 2016, the Obama Administration issued a final rule more than doubling the minimum salary level required for the FLSA “white collar” exemptions from $455 per week ($23,660 annualized) to $913 per week ($47,476 annualized).  However, just nine days before the rule was scheduled to go into effect on December 1, [...]

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