Are you up to date on your employment and labor laws? Since the early twentieth century, our federal and state governments have enacted extensive laws and regulations to protect employees. We see a number of employment practices that, I bet, you did not even realize violate the law. Let’s talk about three common labor issues that will put your staffing firm on the feds radar.
We’ve been getting questions lately about background checks and the laws surrounding them in terms of applicants. It is extremely important that you and and your recruiters know the law, and you have a legal process in place to prevent your staffing firm from not following the laws for pulling background reports. There are steep fines for non-compliance.
The Department of Labor will be releasing new regulations in the next few months regarding overtime pay. Now is the time to understand the current law, because you’ll likely need to make some changes with your branch staff and lower paid salary positions.
Topics: Employment Policies