Category: HR Law Alert

HR ALERT: DOL Releases Final Overtime Rule, Effective Jan 1, 2020

HR ALERT: DOL Releases Final Overtime Rule, Effective Jan 1, 2020

The Department of Labor has announced the new minimum salary for certain exempt white collar employees. The final rule is very close to the proposed rule we reported on in March. The new minimums will take effect January 1, 2020. Exempt Executive, Administrative, Professional and Computer Employees (EAP) Salaried exempt EAP employees must be paid […]

HR Alert: New York Equal Pay Expansions

HR Alert: New York Equal Pay Expansions

New York State has amended its pay equity laws in three significant ways. The first two changes outlined below take effect October 8, 2019, while the third change goes into effect early next year. All Protected Classes Are Covered Previously, the pay equity law only addressed equal pay between sexes. It now requires pay equity […]

Federal Law Alert: Sexual Orientation Protected in Employment

Federal Law Alert: Sexual Orientation Protected in Employment

Sexual Orientation Protected in Employment, According to Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals On April 4th, 2017, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals became the first federal Appellate Court to rule that under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, sex includes sexual orientation. The Court’s ruling creates law only in Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. […]

Federal Law Alert

Federal Law Alert

The new Form I-9, released November 14, must be used starting Sunday, January 22. Since its release, employers have been able to use either the new form (with a revision date of 11/14/2016) or the old form (with a revision date of 03/08/2013). Beginning on January 22, however, the old form will no longer be […]