It's a new year -- with a host of new employment law challenges and changes. From paid sick leave to monitoring software to vaccine mandates, make sure you're staying abreast of these top legal trends impacting the modern workplace.
On January 1, 2020, the Department of Labor's new rules regarding overtime pay go into effect. The new rule raises the threshold requiring overtime pay for salaried workers. For millions of U.S. businesses, this means that workers who weren't eligible for overtime pay in the past must now be paid 1.5 times their usual hourly wage for overtime work.
Strict laws and an extremely vigilant EEOC have made the process of protecting your company -- and making great hires -- more complex and risky than ever. Use this list of "dos" and "don'ts" to conduct effective, compliant criminal background checks.