Regulations on the state, local and federal level are no strangers to constant change. However, the pandemic and consequent recession have added a new layer to this ever-changing world.
Add to that an election year with increased national discussion about employment laws and you have a recipe for potential disaster for employers.
In addition to the proliferation of local minimum wage, sick leave and background check rules, there are new regulatory frameworks for paid sick leave with COVID-19, new protected classes and worker scheduling requirements.
The transportation industry has also added a variety of new laws and regulations for employers to follow.
These regulations create significant administrative challenges and new risks, as the patchwork of legislation may be inconsistent or contradictory, and multiple policies for a single employer may be required.
This guide is designed to help you understand the biggest employment compliance trends and what they mean for you in 2021.
In the event of a DOT audit, make sure you have all documents required with this DOT compliance checklist.