KPA HR Newsletter — July 5, 2018

by Camille Bradbury on July 5, 2018

Minimum Wage Updates Read More

Mid-year minimum wage increases started taking place on July 1, 2018. Check for your state and be sure you’re up-to-date! These changes affect your labor posters and payroll forms.

Your Sexual Harassment Questions… Answered — Read More

Sexual harassment remains a hot topic for employers. A lawyer from KPA’s partnering law firm answers employers’ top sexual harassment questions.

July 2018 Regulatory Updates — Read More

Federal
– Trump’s Travel Ban Approved
– DOL Fiduciary Rule is Dead
– H-2B Temporary Visas Extended by Petition
– Handbooks for the Win, Common Sense Policies Return
– Health Association Plans Appeal to Small Business Employers & Sole Proprietors
– OSHA Clarifies Electronic Reporting Requirements for State Plans
– PCORI Fees Due: July 31, 2018
– Form 5500 Due July 31, 2018

State
– AZ: Data Breach Regulations: July 21, 2018
GA: Hands-Free Device: Effective July 1, 2018
IL: Chicago “Hands Off, Pants On” Update
IA: Alcohol Limit Lowered for Employees
KY: Changes to Workers’ Compensation Laws
ME: Maine Legislature Allows Employers to Limit Marijuana Compensation Onsite
MD: Maryland Midyear Minimum State Wage Increases
MA: Massachusetts Pay Equity Takes Effect July 1, 2018
MN: Minneapolis, MN Midyear Minimum Wage City Increases
NV: Minimum Wage Won’t Increase This Year
NH: Gender Identity Laws Take Effect July 8, 2018
NJ: Equal Pay Act Effective July 1, 2018
NM: Minimum Wage Remains Unchanged
NY: NDA’s and Arbitration in Cases of Sexual Harassment
OR: New Withholding Tax
RI: Paid Sick Leave, Effective July 1, 2018
SD: South Dakota Data Breach Law Enacted
VT: Sexual Harassment Obligations for Employers Effective July 2018
VA: COBRA Limitation for Gross Misconduct
DC: Washington DC Midyear Minimum State Wage Increases

Ask the HR Expert — Get the Answer

Q: We have a salesperson who drives a company vehicle for work. He was given a DUI, but hasn’t been convicted yet. He’s also been issued a temporary driver’s license to drive and has to drive as part of his employment. What are our options for terminating his employment prior to conviction? Or, must we wait until his license is suspended?

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