Editor's Choice

All Items: Recruiting and Hiring

  • Coming Soon to XpertHR

    Details of selected new content that is due to be published on XpertHR.

  • Equal Pay: New Resources Added

    Date:
    September 13, 2018

    There has been a renewed focus on equal pay and pay equity on the federal, state and local level. Many states have enacted laws pertaining to equal pay and wage disclosure. To help employers comply with these laws, XpertHR has new resources, a Checklist, a Task and a Massachusetts specific How To.

  • Ban the Box

    Date:
    July 31, 2018

    One of the fastest-moving trends in employment law involves the plethora of "ban the box" laws affecting private employers that have sprouted up in many states and municipalities. These laws make it illegal to include criminal history questions on initial job applications.

  • July 1, 2018 Compliance Requirements

    Date:
    June 28, 2018

    July 1 ushers in many new requirements with which employers must comply, including pay equity and salary history inquiry laws intended to bridge the wage gap; employee leave laws that establish or expand employees' rights to leaves of absence and time off from work; and minimum wage rates that increase or, in some cases, take effect for the first time. This article has been updated to reflect discrimination and leave protections for crime victims in Vermont.

  • Salary History Inquiry Bans

    Date:
    May 24, 2018

    Several states and municipalities have passed laws restricting an employer's ability to seek a job applicant's salary history during the recruiting and hiring process. XpertHR offers various tools and resources to assist an employer to comply with these salary history inquiry laws.

  • Salary History: 50-State Chart, FAQs and More Added

    Date:
    March 22, 2018

    XpertHR has added various resources to help HR comply with the growth of salary history inquiry bans at the state and municipal levels.

  • January 1, 2018 Compliance Requirements

    Date:
    December 21, 2017

    Numerous legislative changes take effect January 1, 2018 affecting minimum wage rates, recruiting and hiring, paid sick leave and more. An employer should take note of these legal developments and ensure it takes the appropriate steps to comply.

  • Immigration

    Date:
    November 16, 2017

    Employers need to ensure that their hiring practices are in compliance with immigration laws and requirements. Otherwise, an employer may be subject to an immigration enforcement action and penalties for failing to have an authorized workforce.

  • July 1, 2017, Compliance Requirements

    Date:
    June 21, 2017

    Numerous legislative changes take effect July 1, affecting minimum wage rates, employee leaves, recruiting and hiring, and more. An employer should take note of these legal developments and ensure it takes the appropriate steps to comply.

  • Drug and Alcohol Testing

    Date:
    June 1, 2017

    It is important for an employer to know what it can and cannot do when it comes to drug and alcohol testing. XpertHR offers a number of tools and resources to help.

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Editor's Choice: HR and legal considerations for employers regarding recruiting and hiring.