Applicable Laws, Regulations
Owner & 1+
State & Federal Wage & Hour Laws
Hiring Notice Obligations
Owner & 3 +
State Fair Employment Practice Laws (i.e., state discrimination laws regarding pregnancy, race, religion, age, sex, disability, etc.)
Posting requirements regarding sexual harassment prevention
Owner & 5+**
Owner & 10+
Owner & 15 +
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
Americans with Disabilities Act
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
Owner & 20+***
Owner & 25+
State Mandated Health & Safety Committee.
Owner & 50+
State mandated sexual harassment prevention training
Federal Family Medical Leave Act
Written Affirmative Action Plan (for federal contractors)
Affordable Care Act
Paid sick leave
Owner & 75+
State Family Medical Leave Act
Owner & 100 +
Federal WARN Act
State Plant Closing Law
*Some obligations may be imposed regardless of size, i.e., if the company: is a federal contractor, provides employee benefits such as a pension plan, union organized or governed by OSHA regulations due to a particular industry or occupation; Department of Transportation regulations on drug and alcohol testing, or any other regulations that may apply.
**Employers with four or fewer must have at least one work area where smoking is prohibited.
***Employers with fewer than twenty (20) employees that provide group health insurance have state insurance continuation obligations similar to COBRA.