HR and Employment Law Resources for Mississippi

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Mississippi is an employer-friendly state. In this state, an employer may not discriminate against a smoker or require anyone to refrain from smoking during non-working hours. There are also laws against retaliating against an employee for voting or refraining to vote for specific candidates or groups of candidates. Mississippi has other laws an employer must follow as well.

This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Mississippi.

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Mississippi Handbook

Create or update your Mississippi Handbook with XpertHR’s comprehensive state-specific handbook policy statements. The Mississippi Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available policy statements, including:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Employment Eligibility and Work Authorization

Crime Victim Leave

Lactation Accommodation

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A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Mississippi employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.

Mississippi HR Law at a Glance