Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Georgia?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Georgia laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law* Covered Employers**
Common Day of Rest Act (CDRA) Employers that operate a business on Saturday or Sunday
Equal Employment for Persons With Disabilities Code Employers with 15 or more employees in their employ
Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (EPEWA) Employers with 10 or more employees
Georgia Computer Systems Protection Act All employers
Georgia Smokefree Air Act All employers
Georgia Workers' Compensation Act (GWCA) Employers regularly employing three or more employees
Haleigh's Hope Act All employers
Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act (IIREA) Employers with 11 or more employees

*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.

** Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.