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ComplianceHR Now Offers PolicySmart™ for Employee Policy Compliance and Management

(July 16, 2019) – ComplianceHR, a joint venture of Littler and Neota Logic, announces the addition of PolicySmart™ to its suite of intelligent, on demand, compliance applications. A technology-based platform, PolicySmart provides comprehensive employee handbooks, policies and guidance together with tools and features to facilitate efficient policy monitoring and tracking. ComplianceHR’s applications combine the knowledge…

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Trump’s DOL should stop protecting bad Obama-era policy

The Department of Labor (DOL) has finally sent the White House its draft regulation on the standard for the “white collar” overtime exemptions, and it’s about time. This issue has been rankling business and labor groups for several years, and the Trump administration has been surprisingly slow to clarify the appropriate salary level for exemption…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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