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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.

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DOL Response to Overtime Injunction Delayed

The agency's next course of action could take legal observers by surprise.

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Washington DC Enacts Paid Leave, Questions Remain

The District now has the country's most generous law on the books, but will it ever be implemented? 

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Is 'Comp Time' the New Overtime Alternative?

If given the option, would you trade in your overtime pay for more PTO?

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Salary History Bans Face Legal Test

The Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce has claimed that their city's salary history ban is unconstitutional.

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White House Considers Significant Payroll Tax Changes

The proposal would require lawmakers to find a new way to pay for Social Security.

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California Proposes New Overtime Rules

The change would raise the state's overtime threshold to a familiar number.

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What Gorsuch's Supreme Court Confirmation Means for HR

The justice's opposition to a longstanding legal precedent could drastically change how new regulations are issued.

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National ‘Ban the Box’ Law Introduced

With state and local activity at an all-time high, conditions may be ripe for a federal law.