KPA HR Newsletter — June 7, 2018

by Jill Schaefer on June 7, 2018

Updated FMLA Forms 

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. The OMB is filing 30-day extensions for these FMLA updates and we could see more in the coming months as they continue their review.

Next Steps:
Ensure you perform updates to your files for these forms and stay tuned for more updates from the OMB after June 30, 2018.

Tried & True Engagement Strategies That Work — Read More

Most U.S. employees are checked out. Since 2000, Gallup has found that less than 33% of U.S. employees are engaged.

What can you do? Why should you focus on engaging your workforce? We’ll give you strategies that work.

June 2018 Regulatory Updates — Read More

Federal
– Supreme Court Restricts Class Action Lawsuits
– Family HSA Contribution Limit
– Enforcement Update on Fiduciary Rule
– FLSA Salary Threshold to Rise, Slowly
– Common I-9 Errors

State
– AL: New Data Breach Law
– CT: Pay Equity & Banning Salary Inquiries
– MN: Minneapolis Paid Sick Ordinance
– MS: Kansas City Enacts Ban the Box for Small Employers
– NC: Willmington Approves Ban the Box for City Employees
– NJ: Cracking Down on 1099 Misclassifications
– NY: Grants Workers Temp Schedule Changes for Personal Events
– OR: Passes Steep Data Breach Restrictions; New State-wide Transit Tax
– PA: Salary History Ban Overruled in Philadelphia
– SC: Mandates Pregnancy Accommodations
– SD: Enacts Data Breach Law
– TN: New Salesperson License Filing
– VT: Salary Inquiry Ban
– WA: Ban the Box Update; Domestic Leave Law
– WV: Deductions Permitted For Unreturned Property

Ask the HR Expert — Get the Answer

Q: We have an employee on his third year of FMLA and he takes intermittent leave for treatments and doctors appointments. We have to pay his department staff overtime to compensate for his missed work time.

How can we address this, if at all?

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Paid Time Off Banks: Can They Save You Time, Money & Headaches? 
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