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February HR Best Practices Newsletter

February 13, 2018

Question: Some of our staff members are traveling for a conference. Our expense policy requires employees to share a hotel room, but some of the staffers are insisting on their own room. Is our policy valid?


The February Trending HR Topics Issue

February 6, 2018

When we think of discrimination, we usually think of two (or more) people on opposite sides of some proverbial fence, which makes it a little surprising when those aren’t the facts. This case may help broaden your view of what constitutes discriminatory behavior in the workplace.

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Legal and Compliance News

February 6, 2018

Question: Our company is considering adopting a paid family leave program for employees. I think I read something indicating paid family leave was addressed in the tax bill that passed late last year. Is that true?


DOL Releases Proposed Rule Expanding Association Health Plans

January 25, 2018

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule to expand the opportunity of unrelated employers of all sizes (but particularly small employers) to offer employment-based health insurance through Association Health Plans (AHPs). This rulemaking follows President Trump’s October 12, 2017 Executive Order 13813, “Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States,” which stated the Administration’s intention to prioritize the expansion of access to AHPs.