Only 68 days into his term, President Trump and his administration have been making headlines, but have not given employers much of an indication of how Trump’s policies will impact them. Below is a roundup of some of the key issues impacting (or potentially impacting) employers.
Department of Labor
The Secretary of Labor is a cabinet level position within the Executive Branch.
Bugbee & Conkle’s The Employer, December Edition
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BUGBEE & CONKLE | v9 | DECEMBER 2016
EEOC Issues ADA Informal Guidance to Employees for Mental Health ConditionsRead more
Since 2000, Lennie Geiger has been a loyal and dedicated member of the Bugbee & Conkle family. As the firm’s bookkeeper, Lennie has had the important task of handling our finances. We are saddened, yet proud, to announce Lennie’s retirement, which is effective in January, 2017.
Although we will miss Lennie here at Bugbee & Conkle, we are certain Lennie will continue to impact others with goodhearted work throughout her retirement.
On December 19th Governor Kasich signed into law Senate Bill 199, which limits employers’, among others, ability to ban entirely from their premises properly licensed conceal carry weapons.Read more
This month the EEOC published new informal guidelines for employees with mental health conditions, advising them of their rights to a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.Read more
BUGBEE & CONKLE | v9 | OCTOBER 2016
Groups Seek to Stop Expansion of Overtime Rules
As previously reported here, the Department of Labor’s expansion of overtime rules for employees earning a salary of less than $913 per week is set to take effect on December 1, 2016. Click here to read more about the lawsuits filed seeking to delay or prevent the rules from becoming effective.Read more