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Human Resources

When you hire someone to perform work for you, you must adhere to laws and regulations that protect workers’ rights. Be sure that your hiring practices align with all laws pertaining to your industry.
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    Workplace Posters

    As an employer, federal and state laws require you to clearly display official labor and employment posters detailing federal and applicable state labor laws.

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    Child Labor

    If you employ anyone under the age of 18 at your business, make sure you read about the Fair Labor Standards that detail the child labor provisions that are required by law.

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    Household Employees

    Learn about the regulations that pertain to household employees. Explore the resources that are available to you.

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    Terminating Employees

    Learn how to comply with laws and regulations when you are terminating an employee, downsizing your company or laying off workers.

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    For Employers The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) defines the rights of employees to organize and to bargain collectively with their employers through representatives of their own choosing. The...

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    New Hire Reporting for Your State

    If you hire employees, you need to secure information for the mandatory records and forms you must complete. Visit the Hiring Employees page on IRS.gov and search for Form W-4 - Employee’s...

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    Foreign Workers, Immigration, and Employee...

    Be sure to understand all laws and regulations about employee eligibility as you prepare to hire employees.

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    Hiring People with Disabilities

    Does your business comply with the legal requirements concerning the accommodation of employees with disabilities? Learn more about hiring and employing people with disabilities.

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    If you're interested in expanding your staff to include veterans, be sure you understand all of the information regarding the process as well as the applicable laws and regulations.