KPA HR Newsletter — August 8, 2018

by Camille Bradbury on August 15, 2018

Alert: Updated FMLA Forms — Read More

Based on requirements for the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Department of Labor sends their FMLA forms to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) every three years for an audit.

RECENT UPDATE: The following forms expire on August 31, 2021.

  • FMLA Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee’s Serious Health Condition (WH-380-E)
  • FMLA Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member’s Serious Health Condition (WH-380-F)
  • FMLA Notice of Eligibility and Rights & Responsibilities (WH-381)
  • FMLA Designation Notice (WH-382)
  • FMLA Certification of Qualifying Exigency for Military Family Leave (WH-384)
  • FMLA Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of Current Servicemember for Military Family Leave (WH-385)
  • FMLA Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a Veteran for Military Caregiver Leave (WH-385-V)

Employee Complaints… Now What? — Read More

What do you do about formal employee complaints? Check out best practices for conducting your investigation and don’t miss the list of what not to do.

August 2018 Regulatory Updates — Read More

Federal

– DOL Rescinds 2016 Persuader Rule
– NLRB New Alternative Resolution Pilot Program
– Association Health Plans for Small Business Owners
– Customized Pension Plans, No Longer
– English Only Rules Not Tolerated by EEOC
– Veterans Employed by Government Contractors Must be Reported
– USCIS Adjudicators Can Now Reject Cases Without Request for Evidence

State
– AZ: Arizona Helps Ex-Criminals Join the Workforce
CO: New Data Security Law Effective September 1, 2018
HI: Hawaii Signs Salary History Ban
LA: Louisiana Tightens Up on Data Breach Law
MA: Massachusetts Paid Leave and Minimum Wage Increase
NY: NYC Temporary Schedule Change Law Takes Effect
OK: Oklahoma Allows Medical Marijuana
SC: New Pregnancy Notification Requirements

Ask the HR Expert — Get the Answer

Q: We have an employee who worked outside of normal business hours. This employee did not get permission prior to working on this day. By law, do we have to pay the employee for that day?

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