Recent and Upcoming Changes to Oregon Pregnancy & Childbirth Accommodations Laws November 7, 2019 - Women with children are the fastest-growing segment of the workforce. Six in every ten new mothers are working. Against that backdrop, the Oregon legislature recently enacted two new laws, changing […]
There Is No Delay When It Comes to FMLA: Union Workers Cannot Delay FMLA Leave According to Recent DOL Opinion Letter November 7, 2019 - The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor has issued guidance that collectively-bargained leave policies cannot supersede the requirements of the Family and Medical Leave Act […]
Navigating Change and Building a Workforce for Tomorrow November 7, 2019 - Natalie Pierce, co-chair of Littler’s Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Automation practice group, and Debra Kadner, machine learning expert and cofounder of Eskalera, discuss the framework for helping employers build their […]
Note to Employers: Stop Designating Lengthy Approval Dates on Your FMLA Designation Forms November 7, 2019 - I spend a decent part of my day reviewing FMLA forms, certification and correspondence. Exhilarating, for sure.
What Am I Doing Wrong?? Common FMLA Mistakes (November 7, 2019) November 7, 2019 - “What did I do wrong?” and “Am I doing this correctly?” are frequent questions from clients regarding FMLA administration. This is the 27th blog in this series, which digs into […]
2020 Cost of Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans November 7, 2019 - The Internal Revenue Service recently announced its cost-of-living adjustments applicable to dollar limitations on benefits and contributions for retirement plans generally effective for Tax Year 2020 (see IRS Notice 2019-59). […]