Most Recent

trump-merger

Trump Proposes Merging Labor, Education Departments

Call it another nineties reboot. In a move that could throw employers for a loop, the Trump administration has resurrected a 1995 proposal to combine the Departments of Labor (DOL) and Education (ED).
 

IRS-w4

IRS Unveils Major Changes to Form W-4

One of the most important payroll tax forms is set for an overhaul—again.
 

ct-salary-history

Connecticut Bans Salary History Questions

If you’re wondering what the HR compliance trend of the year is, look no further than salary history bans. With a law passed by Connecticut lawmakers this month, the Nutmeg State is set to join the fast-growing list of jurisdictions that have made salary history off-limits during job interviews.
 

Questions

Vermont Bans Salary History Questions

In the Green Mountain State, some questions are better left unasked. Beginning July 1, Vermont employers can no longer ask job candidates to share their salary history. Governor Phil Scott signed Bill H. 294 on May 11 after it passed unanimously through the state’s House of Representatives and Senate.

class-actions

Supreme Court: Employers Can Ban Class-Action Lawsuits

A contentious Supreme Court decision earlier this week has employers and employees taking sides. In a narrow 5-4 ruling, the court ruled that businesses could limit workers’ ability to file class action lawsuits against them. The decision involved three cases where companies required employees to sign arbitration clauses as part of their contracts.
 

ot-2019

Amid Uncertainty, DOL Delays Overtime Changes Until 2019

Businesses looking for closure on overtime will need to wait a bit longer. In an announcement last week, the Department of Labor (DOL) revealed that it was planning to unveil its proposed changes to overtime rules in January 2019.
 

Stay Updated

Get the latest news from Namely about HR, payroll, and benefits.

elderly

New Jersey Passes Paid Sick Leave Law

New Jersey workers will soon be eligible for fully paid sick leave. On May 2, Governor Phil Murphy signed Bill A1827, which will allow employees to accrue employer-paid sick leave throughout the year.
 

hsa

IRS Reverses HSA Maximum Update

Call it a case of benefits compliance whiplash. For the second time this year, the IRS has updated rules covering how Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) should be managed.
 

5ways-hours

5 Ways to Track Employee Hours

Where does the time go? When it comes to managing HR and payroll, losing track of time is never a good thing. Accurately recording employee hours consistently ranks as one of the most stubborn compliance changes companies face.
 

exempt-2

4 Reasons to Consider Leaving Your PEO after Employee #50

Change is scary. For growing companies with threadbare HR teams, the thought of leaving a PEO might cause cold sweats. It doesn’t have to.