Wyoming is an employer-friendly state. It has laws that benefit the employer, such as the right to conduct certain drug tests as long as specific requirements are met. However, it also has laws that help the employees, such as some mandated leaves.
This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Wyoming.
Updated to reflect forthcoming changes to safety and health penalties.
Updated to reflect a law permitting private employers to grant a veterans preference in hiring, effective July 1, 2016.
Updated to reflect a new regulation that clarifies the deadline for requesting a hearing to contest workers' compensation benefits, effective July 1, 2016.
Updated to incorporate protections for members of the National Guard of any state, effective July 1, 2016.
Updated policy and guidance to reflect expanded Military Service Relief Act protections to employees who are members of the National Guard of any state, effective July 1, 2016.
HR departments should get ready now to comply with a wide variety of employment law requirements that are changing on July 1. Depending on the employer's presence in various jurisdictions, a number of workplace practices may be affected by legislative changes, ranging from employment contracts to payroll.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Wyoming employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.