When you hire employees, you need to know the rules on job descriptions, interviews, background checks and more. Find out how to gather the information you need and choose the right employee — without violating the law.
Find out how to gather the information you need and choose the right employee — without violating the law.
You must comply with child labor laws if you hire employees who are under the age of 18.
If you are hiring your first employee, you must file documents with and pay taxes to various government agencies.
The Americans with Disabilities Act has very strict rules about what employers can and cannot ask during the hiring process.
Can your company refuse to hire or even consider hiring applicants who are out of work?
Running Background Checks
You must respect a job applicant s privacy rights when conducting a background check.
Can an employer check a job applicant s credit report? Here are state rules and FCRA requirements.
Learn how to avoid legal risks if you check criminal records in hiring.
Conducting Interviews, Testing, and More
Learn the legal rules on pre-employment testing of job applicants.
Job descriptions are not just for hiring any more.
Find out if job applicants are qualified — but don t ask questions that could get you into legal trouble.
Learn the rules for drug testing applicants as a condition of employment.
First-Day Paperwork for New Employees
Here s how to welcome your new employee and comply with paperwork requirements.
Know when you should — and should not — ask a new employee to sign a written employment contract.
You must require new employees to complete USCIS Form I-9 and show proof of work authorization.
Questions on Hiring Employees
How can I get more information out of these people?
A growing number of states protect applicants from employer snooping on Facebook.
Make sure your company can enforce its noncompete agreements.
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