Here you will find literary tidbits on state and federal legislation as it relates to the Human Resources field. Laws are constantly changing and staying up-to-date is imperative as an HR Professional. We hope you find this blog a useful tool for answering questions and raising awareness of legislative issues. Would you like to contribute to this blog? Is there a specific topic you would like to see addressed here? If so, please contact NOARK Legislative Chair at eat1@eau1eav1eaw1.
April 12, 2013
The end of the 89th General Assembly's regular session is close.
April 01, 2013
The outcome of several of the bills before the legislature is very important to employers.
March 06, 2013
There is a lot of activity at the Capitol. Rumor has it that over 200 bills were filed on Monday. The deadline for filing bills is March …
February 20, 2013
Here is an update on some bills that should be of interest to HR Professionals. UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ***SB 38 by Sen.
February 19, 2013
Many people are uncertain as to how to contact their state and national legislators. Listed below are links to the contacts of each.
February 19, 2013
On January 17, the Office of Civil Rights posted its omnibus Final Breach Notification Rule (the "Final Rule"), which modified many provision…
February 12, 2013
Last week Congressman Phil Gingrey (R-GA) and Jim Matheson (D-UT) introduced H.R.455 Letting Insurance Benefit Everyone Regardless of Their You…
February 08, 2013
Below is a list of bills being tracked by ARSHRM. They are requesting volunteers to testify regarding SB38.
February 07, 2013
HB 1259 is a new bill that would change the notification requirements for independent contractors. This would require the State New Hire Regist…
February 05, 2013
This week marks the 4th week of the 89th General Assembly. The last few weeks have been busy ones with 244 bills being filed in the House and 2…
January 21, 2013
The first week of the Arkansas General Assembly is over and there were 43 bills filed in the House and 82 in the Senate. Here are some issues …
January 15, 2013
Yesterday was a big day as election resulters were confirmed , members were sworn in, and committee assignments were made.
January 13, 2013
The IRS gave us all a nice new year’s present in the form of newly released guidelines for employers on Health Care Reform DEPARTMENT …