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Reminder: Do Not Use “Comp Time” for Nonexempt Employees in the Private Sector

May 23, 2023

Nonexempt employees in the private sector must be paid for all hours worked.  That includes overtime pay for all hours... Read More

New FMLA Poster

May 09, 2023

Just when you weren’t looking, the United States Department of Labor issued a newFMLA poster. The new poster can be... Read More

“English-Only” Rules Can Be a Legal Minefield for Employers

April 25, 2023

It happens often in the customer service industry.  Two of your employees speak English as a second language, while most... Read More

BEWARE: Employee Retention Tax Credit Scams!

April 14, 2023

While many businesses around the country have been able to successfully apply and receive the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC),... Read More

Cyber Security: Best Practices

March 27, 2023

As more and more of our communication and businesses are run in the cloud using electronic means and software, the... Read More

ERISA Compliance Today!

March 08, 2023

Did you know that EVERY business, literally, has to have a Summary Plan Description or SPD/Wrap Document, and that all... Read More

Temporary Workers Bill of Rights Creates New Obligations for Staffing Employers in New Jersey

February 14, 2023

On February 6, 2022, the Temporary Workers Bill of Rights became law in the state of New Jersey, creating new... Read More

FMLA: Determining Headcount with Remote Employees

February 11, 2023

On February 9, 2023, the Department of Labor issued official guidance on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), specifically,... Read More

Minnesota Governor Walz Signs CROWN Act into Law

February 02, 2023

On February 1, 2023, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed into law the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural... Read More

Three Day Weekend-Every Weekend? It May Be a Boon for Maryland Employers.

February 01, 2023

Maryland State Delegate Vaughn Stewart has proposed a bill in the Maryland Legislature that would offer a state tax credit... Read More

myHRcounsel Partners with Brewers Association

January 17, 2023

Plymouth, MN January 17, 2023 myHRcounsel and Brewers Association announced today that the organizations have entered into an affinity partnership.... Read More

2023 Minimum Wage Roundup

December 29, 2022

The end of 2022 is rapidly approaching, which means many states around the country, including our home base Minnesota have... Read More

NLRB Issues New Guidance Impacting All Employers Using Electronic Monitoring or Surveillance

November 18, 2022

A memorandum has been issued by Jennifer Abruzzo, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), that will... Read More

Pay Transparency Laws-New in Effect and On the Horizon

October 10, 2022

On November 1, 2022, New York City enacted a pay transparency ordinance that joins the state of Colorado and the... Read More

Unions on the rise – what you need to know as an employer

September 08, 2022

We’ve all heard it and most of us have also seen it: reports of employees of fast food restaurants, big... Read More

CDC Updates COVID Guidance

August 11, 2022

On Thursday August 11th, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released updated guidance in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, which... Read More

The Founding of myHRcounsel

July 21, 2022

CEO & Co-Founder, Mark Young was looking for a real solution. Whether it was as CFO for a Fortune 500... Read More

IRS Increases Mileage Rates

July 11, 2022

Only three states-California, Illinois, and Massachusetts-require private employers to reimburse employees for mileage.  (Mileage reimbursement is required by federal law... Read More

THC Edibles and Beverages Legal in Minnesota

July 01, 2022

Anyone aged 21+ in Minnesota can now purchase edibles or beverages that include up to 5mg of Delta-9 THC beginning... Read More

Oregon Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (PFMLI)

June 20, 2022

The state of Oregon is currently in the process of implementing a Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (PFMLI), which... Read More