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States Take Legislative Action to Avoid Artificial Intelligence Discrimination in the Workplace

June 17, 2024

As of June 11, 2024, there are six states (California, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, and Washington) in which state legislators have... Read More

Have you Filed Your EEO-1 Reports this Year?

June 04, 2024

Who is Required to File? Many large employers and longtime government contractors know about the EEOC requirement, but a surprising... Read More

“So many legal changes, so little time”- a letter from our CEO Mark Young

June 03, 2024

Required 2024 Employee Handbook changes, new Exempt Employee rules and Salary Thresholds, Benefit Plan Documents you thought were done by... Read More

Quiet Vacationing: Are Your Employees Using PTO?

June 03, 2024

So, employees who feel burned out and overworked are happy with the amount of PTO they receive? But 78% of... Read More

Department of Labor is Cracking Down on Child Labor Law Violations

May 28, 2024

DOL Focus on Child Labor Businesses who employ minors, look out. The Department of Labor (DOL) has made child labor... Read More

New Pay Transparency Law Coming for Minnesota Employers

May 23, 2024

Minnesota has become the latest state to require a salary range in job postings to boost pay transparency. On May... Read More

Age Discrimination: A Quiet Path to Claims Against the Employer

May 20, 2024

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967 protects employees and applicants who are age 40 or older. A... Read More

California Workplace Violence Prevention Law Coming Soon!

May 20, 2024

Time is running out for employers in California to be compliant with SB 553, which requires employers to implement a... Read More

New Price Transparency Law Frustrates California Hospitality Industry

May 14, 2024

Employers in the hospitality industry may be scrambling to make big changes leading up to July 1, when California’s new... Read More

Paid Family Leave Extended in Connecticut

May 13, 2024

On May 9th, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed legislation that modified the state’s existing Paid Family and Medical Leave program,... Read More

New Employee-Friendly Bill Proposed in California

May 03, 2024

A new bill has been proposed in California and may give employers a new wage and hour worry if passed. ... Read More

myHRcounsel Partners with RoofAid USA

May 02, 2024

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with RoofAid USA! “As a multi-state franchisor, we understand the importance of providing... Read More

New York Becomes the First State to Mandate Paid Prenatal Leave

May 02, 2024

New York Governor Kathy Hochul released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 budget, which includes some new updates for employers.  Included... Read More

“Life as a Dashboard Business Owner”- a letter from our CEO Mark Young

April 29, 2024

We had a great comment from a client of ours, a construction company owner, who commented on myHRcounsel’s business model.... Read More

EEOC Issues Final Rule for Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

April 26, 2024

The EEOC issued its final rule regarding interpretive guidance on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) on April 15, 2024... Read More

US Department of Labor Salary Threshold Increase Two-Step

April 24, 2024

The US Department of Labor (DOL) announced today an anticipated final rule to increase the salary threshold for exempt employees. ... Read More

Is The Transfer Portal Opening For Employees With Noncompete Agreements?

April 24, 2024

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a new rule on April 23, 2024 banning non-compete agreements.  The  FTC’s goal with... Read More

FTC to Vote on Rule to Ban Employers from Using Non-Compete Agreements

April 18, 2024

UPDATE 4/23/2024: On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted 3-2 on the issuance of a final rule... Read More

New Overtime Rule to be Published in the Federal Register

April 16, 2024

As most employers know, employees are paid differently based on status: exempt employees and nonexempt employees.  Exempt employees are generally... Read More

President Biden Vetoes Bill That Would Have Blocked NLRB Joint-Employer Rule

April 11, 2024

On Friday May 3rd, President Biden followed through on his promise to veto the Congressional Review Act (House Joint Resolution... Read More