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HR Compliance Trends to Watch in 2017

Read our annual compliance report to find out what changes lie ahead for HR.

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Delaware Bans Salary History Questions

The state's new equal pay law has a number of surprising and unique provisions.

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California Looks to Expand Veteran Hiring

A bipartisan bill encourages businesses to favor job applicants who are US veterans.

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DOL Seeks Public Comment on Overtime

The federal government will soon ask the public for its input on overtime rules.

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Trump Administration Recalls Joint-Employer Guidance

The DOL's new leadership is beginning to reexamine the employee-employer relationship.

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Getting the Administrative Exemption Right

The vast majority of employers are tripped up by this one overtime rule. 

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Law Makes it Easier to Leave PEOs

With a long-awaited IRS program in full effect, it's easier than ever to make the switch.

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Oregon Bans Salary History Questions

The state is the latest jurisdiction to limit recruiters' access to past compensation.

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Illinois Moves Toward $15 Minimum Wage

After a flurry of activity last year, the state is the first in 2017 to consider a $15 minimum wage.

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USCIS Prepares for E-Verify Expansion

With growing support in Washington, mandatory E-Verify looks likely.

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DOL Moves Ahead With ‘Fiduciary Rule’

In a surprise move, Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta has opted to preserve the Obama-era rule—for now.

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PA Court Voids Pittsburgh Sick Leave

The Steel City's sick leave program is just the latest to be voided by state preemption rules.

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President Trump Signals Support for Paid Leave

The remarks represent the president’s most definitive statement on paid leave since Inauguration Day.

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Indiana Curbs Local ‘Ban the Box’ Rules

The law’s recent signing effectively voids Indianapolis’ ban the box ordinance.

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State Preemption: HR's Latest Curveball

State legislators are increasingly looking to limit or void local labor laws.  

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Getting the Overtime Duties Test Right

Overtime classifications are based on wages and job duties—here's your guide to the latter category.

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CT Seeks Benefits Protections for Pregnancy

A new healthcare proposal enjoys bipartisan support in Hartford.

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How to Navigate Contradictory HR Laws

This one tip is the closest thing to a "golden rule" you'll find in HR compliance.

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Minneapolis, Saint Paul Clarify Sick Leave Laws

The Twin Cities are just weeks away from enacting their new paid sick leave programs.

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Alex Acosta Confirmed as Secretary of Labor

President Trump's appointment will head the DOL and decide the future of overtime, labor enforcement, and more.