Employment Law Changes for 2018

This article briefly summarizes federal and state law changes and emerging trends in employment law that may affect employers in 2018. State information is included...

Sexual Harassment is “Trending”

Q: With allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and now Kevin Spacey, dominating the news, I am concerned that employees may come forward with their own stories....

Applicants and the 14th Amendment

A recent unpublished decision raises interesting Fourteenth Amendment questions. The first is whether an applicant who has been ranked higher than other applicants in a phone interview...

A Strategic View of Risk Management

Historically, Human Resource’s role in risk management has been legal and regulatory compliance, with a focus on threats to the organization and its employees. In...

Economic Perspective

Employers Council has prepared this Economic Perspective summary to assist the decision-makers of member organizations. The economic data contained in these charts represent a summary...

Survey News

2017 Planning Packet (2018 Projections) – Arizona, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming 2018 Pay projections are now available. This survey includes information on pay and pay structure...

Dos and Don’ts of Office Holiday Parties

It is a rare year that Employers Council isn’t hired to conduct a few post-holiday-party investigations. As you get ready to host your party, keep the following dos and...

ERISA and Group Health Plans: Are Your Documents Sound?

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently educated employers on the basic requirements of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) governing plan documents and...