Employee Communications: Mississippi
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Christine P. Corrigan, CPC Writing Services
- Mississippi law recognizes employment at will. See Communicating Employer Expectations and Work Rules; Employment at Will.
- Mississippi is a right to work state. See Communicating Employer Expectations and Work Rules; Right to Work.
- Mississippi restricts communications that would interfere with voting rights. See Communicating Employer Expectations and Work Rules; Voting Rights.
- Mississippi has a whistleblower protection law related to reports of abuse of vulnerable adults. See Whistleblower Protection.
- Mississippi recognizes defamation claims arising in employment. See Defamation.
- Mississippi has a voluntary drug testing law with specific communication and posting requirements. See Drug Testing.
- Mississippi requires employers to submit new hire reports to the Department of Human Services. See New Hire Reporting.
- Mississippi law requires employers to post certain posters. See Required Postings.
- Mississippi restricts the use of mobile devices while driving. See Restricting Employee Communications; Use of Mobile Devices.
- Mississippi law will enforce reasonable restrictive covenants. See Restricting Employee Communications; Restrictive Covenants.
- Mississippi has adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act. See Restricting Employee Communications; Trade Secrets.