New Hire Paperwork
New federal, state and local employment laws will take effect on January 1, 2022, covering topics such as minimum wage, discrimination, employee leaves, payroll and health care benefits. Employers should review these developments and make any needed updates to policies and procedures.
There has been an increased push in support of second chance hiring for individuals with a criminal history. XpertHR has a host of resources for employers to consider in evaluating these applicants.
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.
Many states have passed laws that prohibit local governments from adopting, enforcing or administering an ordinance or local resolution on certain issues, such as minimum wage or employee leaves.
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