HR News
2609, 2017

W-2 Verification Code Testing Expands for 2017

September 26, 2017|

The Internal Revenue Service is expanding its testing of individual taxpayer verification codes in an effort to reduce incidents of refund fraud. The program began last year with testing of the code on two million W-2 [...]

2508, 2017

Pregnancy Fairness Legislation Increasing

August 25, 2017|

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act was introduced in the Senate and the House on May 11, 2017. The act would make discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions illegal for employers. The House bill [...]

2607, 2017

USDOL Request for Information on Overtime Rule

July 26, 2017|

In 2015 the United States Department of Labor issued a notice of proposed rulemaking related to updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act, specifically updates to the overtime rule. The overtime rule defines which employees [...]

607, 2017

The Rise of the Fair Workweek

July 6, 2017|

Cities in the United States are addressing the needs of low-wage workers through fair workweek ordinances. The ordinances seek to help workers in industries like restaurant and retail receive predictable work schedules and pay. Restaurant [...]

706, 2017

These Minimum Wage Rates Increase July 1

June 7, 2017|

Effective July 1, 2017, Maryland, Oregon, and the District of Columbia will increase their minimum wage rates. The state of Maryland will change its minimum wage rate from $8.75 an hour to $9.25 an hour [...]