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Stites to Present at Annual NIHRA Conference
Stites to Present at Annual NIHRA Conference
Tony Stites will be a presenter at the Northeast Indiana Human Resources Association’s Annual Conference on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in the Walb Student Union on the campus of PFW. The conference runs from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with registration at 7:30 a.m.
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Stites to Present on HR Topics
Stites to Present on HR Topics
Anthony Stites will be a presenter at the "What's New: HR, Legal, Compliance & Tools" seminar hosted by First Insurance Group.
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U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Raising  the Minimum Salary Threshold
U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Raising the Minimum Salary Threshold
The U.S. Department of Labor issued a preview of what it is offering as the new rule raising the minimum salary threshold required for workers to qualify for the FLSA "white collar" exemption to $35,308.00 per year.
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7th Circuit Provides Narrow Interpretation of Age Discrimination Employment Act
7th Circuit Provides Narrow Interpretation of Age Discrimination Employment Act
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, ruled 8 to 4 that job applicants do not have legal standing to bring claims for unintentional age discrimination under the Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA).
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NLRB Returns to Long-Standing Independent-Contractor Standard
NLRB Returns to Long-Standing Independent-Contractor Standard
On Friday, January 25, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued an opinion in SuperShuttle DFW, Inc., Case 16-RC-010963 that re-institutes the common law test and standards for assessing whether a worker should be classified as an independent contractor versus an employee.
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OSHA Rescinds Electronic Submission and Public Disclosure Requirements for Large Employers
OSHA Rescinds Electronic Submission and Public Disclosure Requirements for Large Employers
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) rescinded the existing rule on tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses.
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States with Minimum Wage Changes
States with Minimum Wage Changes
While Indiana’s minimum wage remains unchanged at $7.25/hr., several other states will increase their minimum wage for workers in 2019
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November 2018 Midterm Election Results for use of Marijuana
November 2018 Midterm Election Results for use of Marijuana
Results from the states of Michigan, North Dakota, Utah and Missouri where marijuana initiatives were on the midterm ballot.
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Stites Presented at National Business Institute Seminar
Stites Presented at National Business Institute Seminar
Anthony Stites was a presenter at the National Business Institute’s seminar titled “Human Resource Boot Camp” on November 12, 2018, at the Hilton Garden Inn located on US 24 West in Fort Wayne.
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The Trump Impact on Labor and Employment Law: National Labor Relations Board
The Trump Impact on Labor and Employment Law: National Labor Relations Board
With President Trump in the White House, labor and employment law has changed and continues to change under the conservative administration.
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Stites Presents at the Summer Conference for the County Auditors’ Association of Ohio
Stites Presents at the Summer Conference for the County Auditors’ Association of Ohio
Anthony Stites was a presenter at the 2018 Summer Conference for the County Auditors’ Association of Ohio.
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Tony Stites Presented at NIHRA’s 2018 Conference
Tony Stites Presented at NIHRA’s 2018 Conference
Tony Stites was a presenter at the Northeast Indiana Human Resources Association’s Annual Conference on Thursday, May 17, 2018, in the Walb Student Union on the campus of IPFW. The conference runs from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with registration at 7:30 a.m.
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U.S. Department of Labor Clarifies when Interns Working at  For-Profit Employers Are Subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act
U.S. Department of Labor Clarifies when Interns Working at For-Profit Employers Are Subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act
On December 19, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit became the fourth federal appellate court expressly to reject the U.S. DOL's six-part test for determining whether interns and students are employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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Ramsey Authors Article "The Misadventures of the Traveling Employee"
Ramsey Authors Article "The Misadventures of the Traveling Employee"
William Ramsey authored an article titled "The Misadventures of the Traveling Employee" for the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana and The Indiana Lawyer.
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New I-9 Form Effective September 18, 2017
New I-9 Form Effective September 18, 2017
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is requiring the use of a new I-9 Form effective September 18, 2017.
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Thresholds for State and Federal Employment Law Coverage
Thresholds for State and Federal Employment Law Coverage
Businesses must follow different state and federal employment laws based on the number of employees. This can be confusing, as different laws have different thresholds.
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7th Circuit: Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Based on “Sexual Orientation”
April 5, 2017 - In a landmark decision almost certainly headed to the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit en banc
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When Can Inured Employees Seek Care from Unauthorized Providers Under the Worker's Compensation Act"
When Can Inured Employees Seek Care from Unauthorized Providers Under the Worker's Compensation Act"
William A. Ramsey writes article for the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana that was published in the Indiana Civil Litigation Review titled "When Can Injured Employees Seek Care from Unauthorized Providers under the Worker's Compensation Act."
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New I-9 Forms Required
New I-9 Forms Required
The Department of Homeland Security has mandated the use of new I-9 forms starting January 22, 2017.
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Overtime Rule Stayed by Judge in Texas
Overtime Rule Stayed by Judge in Texas
On November 22, 2016, a Texas federal judge issued an Order that blocks nationwide the new Fair Labor Standards Act salary requirements for overtime and minimum wage exemptions based on executive, administrative, or professional capacity.
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