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  • Countdown to January 1: New Year Rings in 100+ New Employment Laws

    Date:
    January 7, 2022

    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.

  • Prepare Now for July 1 Employment Laws: Minimum Wage, Discrimination, Leave and Marijuana Top the List

    Date:
    July 8, 2021

    New state and local employment law requirements will take effect on July 1, covering topics such as minimum wage, discrimination, employee leave and marijuana. Now is the time to review these developments and ensure your organization is ready to comply.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): Drug- and Alcohol-Testing Policies and Programs During the Pandemic

    Date:
    February 18, 2021

    Employee drug testing is normally a challenging issue for any employer, but the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic makes the process even more complicated. Be aware of how COVID can affect drug and alcohol testing in the workplace and how an employer can overcome these issues.

  • Second Chance Hiring

    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.

  • Marijuana and the Workplace

    XpertHR offers many tools and resources to help an employer manage marijuana use in the workplace and reduce the risk of liability.

  • 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.

  • Drug and Alcohol Testing

    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.

  • GINA

    Date:
    August 19, 2014

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Editor's Choice: HR Guidance concerning federal and state legal requirements on the screening and testing of job applicants.