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HR Audit Checklist

In today’s business world, whether a business is a small start up or a multinational company, a Human Resources (HR) department is critical. Every HR department should have polices and procedures in place in order to ensure compliance with state and federal law. Below is a list of items an HR department should be aware of and review at least annually.

  • Ensure that all federal, state, and local laws pertaining to workplace notifications are properly placed;
  • Confirm that all job descriptions comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act;
  • Review all employee benefit documents in order to ensure that the documents comply with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974;
  • Review the classification of employees as exempt or non-exempt in order to ensure compliance with wage and hour laws, and payment of overtime requirements;
  • Make sure all personnel files are appropriately maintained and documented; and
  • Review recordkeeping requirements with respect to employee benefits in order to ensure compliance with federal, and state law.

Every HR department should thoroughly review their policy and procedures on a regular basis in order to ensure compliance with all rules and regulations that effect the business on a daily basis.

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Stuart J. Oberman, Esq.
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Stuart J. Oberman is the founder and President of Oberman Law Firm. Mr. Oberman graduated from Urbana University and received his law degree from John Marshall Law School. Mr. Oberman has been practicing law for over 28 years, and before going into private practice, Mr. Oberman was in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 Company.
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Stuart J. Oberman is the founder and President of Oberman Law Firm. Mr. Oberman graduated from Urbana University and received his law degree from John Marshall Law School. Mr. Oberman has been practicing law for over 28 years, and before going into private practice, Mr. Oberman was in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 Company. <strong><a href="https://obermanlaw.com/people/stuart-j-oberman/"><span style="color: #0059b8;">Read More =></span></a></strong>

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