Are You Required to Provide Sick Leave to Your Employees?  Thanks to the Growing Mandatory Sick Leave Movement, You May

There are several employment law movements that are gaining momentum throughout the country. Late last year, we discussed the “ban the box” movement that is pushing legislation that prohibits employers from including criminal history questions on applications and places other limitations on hiring indiv...
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3 Tips for Implementing Policy Changes

With the dawn of a new year, many of us are compelled to try to improve. For many businesses, this compulsion means implementing new workplace policies or changing existing ones. Maybe you work for one of these businesses and already have identified the policies you want to add or change. Or maybe you h...
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Complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act

If you are a business and you are hiring employees, you are either running background checks on applicants or you have likely thought about it. The good news is that you are legally able to do so. The bad news is that, as with most business activities when it comes to employees, there are federal ...
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Do you know if you should “ban the box”?

If you hire employees and you haven’t heard the term “ban the box” or don’t know what it means, now is a good time to learn. Depending on where your employees work, failing to do so may leave you open to an increasingly common type of discrimination claim. What does the term “ban the box” ...
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