Welcome to the Trüpp Legal Corner designed to keep business leaders informed of critical employment legislation and case law.
Oregon pay equity bill passes
The Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017 (House Bill 2005) has officially passed. This marks the latest legal update related to the pay equity law trend, with the purpose of reducing unfair pay practices and expanding protections for employees who may face discriminatory pay decisions.
Updated DOL progress on the overtime rule
On June 7, Secretary Alexander Acosta announced that the Department of Labor (DOL) will submit a request for information (RFI) on the overtime rule in the next few weeks. The RFI will be used for public input on whether changes to the existing rule are needed and any input on what the decision should be going forward.
The latest expectations for health care reform
The past 6 months have been a time of confusion for employers when it comes to health care reform. The House recently passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), but it remains in a limbo of potential changes before the Senate. Experts believe the major areas of change will come in mandated penalties, tax credits, and reporting.