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SHRM's Workplace Compliance News 
June 24, 2022




Roe v. Wade Overturned
The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld Mississippi’s restrictions on abortion, a ruling that may lead employers to revise their employee health care benefits. The decision overturns the Roe v. Wade (1973) and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey (1992) decisions that pre-empted state restrictions on abortion.

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Remote Workers Raise Wage and Hour Concerns
Remote and hybrid workers present wage and hour challenges for employers managing hourly workers, especially those working remotely from more than one location, explained an overtime-compliance attorney at the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2022 (SHRM22).

Watch Out for Overtime Compliance Challenges
Overtime compliance raises many issues, but employers have tools at their disposal, including wage and hour audits and safe harbor policies, to limit their liability, said Robert Boonin, an attorney with Dykema in Ann Arbor, Mich., speaking at SHRM22.




High Court Strikes Down Narrowly Tailored Workers’ Compensation Law
A Washington workers’ compensation law applying only to federal contract workers at one federal facility in the state made it unconstitutionally easier for federal contractors to obtain workers’ compensation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled.


What Does Ohio’s New Firearms Law Mean for Employers?
As of June 13, 2022, Ohio will permit a qualifying adult to legally carry, possess or conceal a handgun without a license, background check or training requirements.


Ask HR: Is This Age Discrimination?
What can be done about discriminatory comments about an employee's age? How can a contract employee negotiate compensation for a full-time job offer? SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, answers HR questions each week for USA TodayDo you have an HR or work-related question you'd like him to answer? Submit it here.


New Colorado Law Automatically Seals Older Criminal Records
Gov. Jared Polis has signed the Clean Slate Act into law, allowing for arrest records that don't result in a conviction and certain older criminal records to be automatically sealed.


Court Cases Show Mistakes to Avoid in ADA Compliance
Staying compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) presents various challenges for employers, which have only increased in the past two years during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Document, Document, Document. But How?
Documenting employee actions and behaviors is a vital responsibility for people managers, so much so that one leading employment attorney encourages employers to include it in managers' job descriptions. Allison West, Esq., SHRM-SCP, explained why at SHRM22.


July 1 Deadline Looming for Health Plan Transparency Disclosures
Health plan sponsors should be working with insurance carriers and third-party administrators to ensure they have the necessary information to comply with the new price transparency rules taking effect July 1.

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