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Sexual Harassment Training Now Mandatory for Illinois Employers

Illinois recently joined the growing number of states that require employers to provide mandatory sexual harassment training. California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, New York, and Washington, D.C. are all jurisdictions that require employees and managers be trained on the right to be free from sexual harassment in the workplace.

Trump DOL May Soon Release Long-Awaited Overtime Rule Changes

On January 16, 2019, the DOL submitted a draft of its proposed changes to the white collar overtime exemptions to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. OMB review is traditionally the last stop before a new proposed rule is published. This long-awaited rule change will likely make more executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees eligible for overtime compensation by raising the minimum salary at which employees in these positions would be exempt from overtime pay.

SSA To Resume Issuing Social Security Number Mismatch Letters to Employers

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced it will once again issue “mismatch letters” to employers. Beginning in March of 2019, the SSA plans to resume mailing letters to employers who have filed at least one Form W-2 containing a social security number (SSN) and name reported for one or more employees that do not match SSA records.