Pennsylvania HR and Employment Law

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Access key resources that help private employers in Pennsylvania stay apprised of HR and employment law developments, obtain insights on how the developments compare to related Federal requirements, and customize tools to comply with state and municipal requirements. All are available to XpertHR subscribers; explore them here! You may wish to start with the following state-specific resources:

You can access the full Pennsylvania Employment Law Manual (over 50 state-specific reference resources) and Employee Handbook templates (over 10 state-specific handbook policy templates) below, as well as view key state and municipal deadlines, additional state-specific resources and links to key municipal coverage.

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in Pennsylvania, as well as other states and municipalities:

December 25, 2018: Pennsylvania Clean Slate Law Seals Certain Criminal Records

June 28, 2019: Pennsylvania Limits Access to Certain Criminal Records and Gives Employers Immunity

January 1, 2020: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Scheduling Ordinance Takes Effect

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your Pennsylvania Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The Pennsylvania Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

EEO Handbook Statement: Pennsylvania

Meal Breaks for Minors Handbook Statement: Pennsylvania

Military Leave Handbook Statement: Pennsylvania

Pregnancy Accommodation Handbook Statement: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wage Theft Notice Handbook Statement: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Municipality Coverage

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About This Topic

A round-up of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Pennsylvania employers ensure they are compliant with state employment laws.

Pennsylvania at a Glance

Pennsylvania Employment Law Manual

Employee Benefits

Employee Compensation

Employee Leaves

Employee Management

HR Strategy, Management and the Law

Labor Relations

Organizational Exit


Recruiting and Hiring

Risk Management - Health, Safety, Security

Types of Employers and Workers