Is Your Business Compliant?
Labor law is of great importance because they offer protections to both the employee and employer. Compliance with these laws offers benefits to society, both on the interpersonal and financial levels. Labor law was created to provide right and responsibilities for workers. Labor law primarily concerns the rights and responsibilities of unionized employees. Labor law can also refer to the set of standards for working conditions and wage laws. These laws, such as the Fair Labor Standards Act, prohibits child labor, and sets a minimum wage.
Alphabet Soup of Labor Law includes Title VII, ADEA,ADA, FLSA, WARN, OSHA, NLRA and many, many more....
From the late 1700's to early 1800's production and the manufacturing process had a major influence on employees and labor relations. People rallied together and formed unions which presented issues of fairness, the perception of substandard conditions and how a company responded to these issues. This was the beginning of labor law and compliance as we know it today.
Keeping up with the changes to labor law and compliance over the years is a daunting and impossible task. From the early unions to the laws which we have today for preventing discrimination to the common law or employment-at-will, organizations have been faced with compliance.
The failure to comply with labor laws and develop policies and procedures that are implemented fairly is required by each company. It does not matter if you have 15 employees or 15,000 employees, you must comply.
The laws are not the same for smaller companies. Do you know where they change and how they are applied to your organization? HR outsourcing will provide you direction, guidance and help to prevent you from paying exorbitant fines.
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