All Items: Recruiting and Hiring

  • New Hire Paperwork and Notice Requirements by State

    Updated to include new hire requirements under Colorado's pregnancy accommodations law, effective August 10, 2016.

  • Marijuana Laws by State

    Updated to reflect new Ohio medical marijuana law.

  • Ban the Box Laws by State and Municipality

    Updated to reflect forthcoming Connecticut 'ban the box' law applying to any employer.

  • E-Verify Laws by State

    Enhanced to improve the organization and scope of coverage, and updated to reflect forthcoming Tennessee E-Verify law.

  • Credit Check Limitations by State

    The Fair Credit Reporting Act does not prevent an employer from conducting third-party credit checks so long as the employer obtains the applicant's written consent and complies with the FCRA's notice requirements. However, some states have gone beyond federal law and placed restrictions on when employers can conduct credit checks of job applicants or employees for screening purposes to certain types of positions.

  • Dos and Don'ts Regarding the Form I-9 Process

    Employers must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), which requires that employers verify the identity of their employees and that the employees are authorized to work in the US. Employers can use this chart to avoid the civil and criminal penalties that can be incurred by hiring an unauthorized worker.

  • E-Verify Dos and Don'ts

    One way for employers to verify the information entered by employees on the Form I-9 is to submit the information through the federal electronic verification system called E-Verify. This chart outlines an employer's responsibilities when using E-Verify.

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Key facts for employers and HR relating to recruiting and hiring.