Oberman Law Firm

HR Audit Checklist

In 2022, HR compliance is not longer an option. With the government on a federal and state level [EEOC, OCR, DOJ, HHS, OSHA, HIPAA, Etc.] becoming more and more aggressive on their audits and civil/criminal penalties, employers must stay in compliance, as risk is no longer an alternative. Below is a list of items that every employer and HR professional must be aware of.

  • Job postings, employment application, and background check documentation
  • Interviewing
  • Offer letters and employment contracts
  • Employment Handbook and policy manual
  • Corporate compliance and codes of conduct
  • Postings and notices
  • Job descriptions
  • Employee benefit documents
  • Immigration forms
  • Wage and hour matters
  • Personnel files
  • Recordkeeping requirements
  • Waiver and release agreements
  • Performance review forms and disciplinary forms
  • Manager and staff training
  • Pre-employment testing
  • Whistleblower Issues
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Protection of intellectual property (IP)
  • Mediation/Arbitration agreements
  • Commission agreements
  • Salary, bonus, other compensation, and performance
  • Equal pay and compensation range reporting compliance


Stuart J. Oberman, Esq.
President & CEO