HR Roundup: Mandatory E-Verify Bill Introduced in Ohio

  • Under House Bill 327 recently introduced in the Ohio House, employers with 75 or more employees would be required to verify the immigration status of their workers. The bill would also impact construction firms.
  • OMA Connections Partner Fisher Phillips has published this 10-step compliance plan for employers hiring seasonal workers.
  • Even workers who are exempt from many of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s provisions may be entitled to protections for nursing employees under the federal PUMP Act, reports say.
  • This guidance from OMA Connections Partner Clark Schaefer Hackett summarizes recent federal changes to employee benefit plans.
  • Only 20% of white-collar employees are now working completely remotely, down from 39% a year ago, according to a new report. But in the U.S., employees are spending an average of only two days a week in the office.

Meanwhile, this analysis published by IndustryWeek states that the retreat from globalization and free trade is giving labor unions new power and credibility. 11/22/2023