The Littler state guides summarize applicable state and local employment and labor law in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Each guide follows the employment cycle - tracking significant requirements at pre-hire, time of hire, during employment, and through to the end of the employment.
Please review the sample of table of contents for details on the specific information included in the state guides.
Employers routinely collect demographic information from prospective employees in connection with their equal employment opportunity and diversity goals. In doing so, organizations must remain mindful of laws that prohibit soliciting information based on protected class status. This state-by-state survey (including the District of Columbia) is a guide for employers making pre-employment self-identification inquiries.
This Pre-Employment Self-Identification Survey covers state law regarding the collection of employee diversity data for prospective hires.
Employers routinely collect demographic information from existing employees in connection with their equal employment opportunity and diversity goals. In doing so, organizations must remain mindful of laws that prohibit soliciting information based on protected class status. This state-by-state survey (including the District of Columbia) is a guide for employers making post-employment self-identification inquiries.
This Post-Employment Self-Identification Survey covers state law regarding the collection of employee diversity data for existing employees.
No matter how much advance warning is provided or experience garnered, employers and employees are often caught off guard by the devastation and uncertainty natural disasters create. Whether wildfires, hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes, flooding, or even global pandemics, disasters have the capacity to disrupt ordinary life for the short and long term. Employers often need to address several employment-related concerns when such emergencies arise.
The CPRA will substantially expand the privacy and information security obligations of most employers doing business in California. This new and comprehensive legal framework will apply to the personal information of California residents, including employees, job applicants, independent contractors, and board members, as well as employees' dependents who receive benefits through the employer. To assist employers with CPRA compliance we have created a checklist which provides covered employers with high-level overview of the action items they need to complete for CPRA compliance.
The CPRA will substantially expand the privacy and information security obligations of most employers doing business in California. This new and comprehensive legal framework will apply to the personal information of California residents, including employees job applicants, independent contractors, and board members, as well as employees' dependents who receive benefits through the employer. To assist employers with CPRA compliance we have created an editable Vendor Addendum that can be attached to employers' existing Service Agreements to ensure that service providers process personal information consistent with CPRA obligations. This Addendum can be customized to each employer's particular obligations.
The Littler Investigation Toolkit for Employers contains user-friendly process and template documents to assist employers conducting internal fact investigations in response to complaints raised by employees or former employees against coworkers or managers. The Toolkit provides a workflow to create operational efficiencies, a consistent and compliant process, and minimize risk through improved use of privilege. The process and templates are editable and can be customized to fit your needs and circumstances.
The news is full of stories about the “Great Resignation.” Many employers are weathering a particularly painful perfect storm of the labor shortage, the supply chain crush and, of course, the pandemic that never ends. As employees come and go, employers wonder: Where are they going, and how can we incentivize talented people to join us, stay with us and be productive? How can we predict what employees need and want, without overhauling the fundamentals of doing business in an ever-changing economy?
The NY HERO Act Training is a template employers can use to provide the required COVID-19 training under the New York Health and Essential Rights (HERO) Act. The NY HERO Act Model Plan requires training on seven topics, which are included in this training program. Included in the PowerPoint presentation template are highlighted areas for the employer to customize and hyperlink directly to the company’s NY HERO Act Plan.
The Littler X-celerator Toolkit provides employers with basic tools to help them comply with state and federal employment laws when hiring and maintaining a workforce. This toolkit delivers the knowledge and experience of our employment lawyers who have helped thousands of companies of all sizes. The X-celerator is a cost-efficient way for growing businesses to invest in their long-term success.
- Table of Contents for California
- Table of Contents for Colorado
- Table of Contents for the District of Columbia
- Table of Contents for Florida
- Table of Contents for Georgia
- Table of Contents for Illinois
- Table of Contents for Maryland
- Table of Contents for Massachusetts
- Table of Contents for Minnesota
- Table of Contents for Missouri
- Table of Contents for Pennsylvania
Littler X-celerador Kit de herramientas brinda a los empleadores herramientas básicas para ayudarlos a cumplir con las leyes laborales estatales y federales al contratar y mantener una fuerza laboral. Este kit de herramientas ofrece el conocimiento y la experiencia de nuestros abogados laborales que han ayudado a miles de empresas de todos los tamaños. El X-celerador es una forma rentable para que las empresas en crecimiento inviertan en su éxito a largo plazo.
The Remote Work Toolkit for Employers contains a Guide, Model Policy and Model Agreement for companies to use when implementing remote work and telework programs for their Wandering Workers both during the pandemic and in the post-pandemic era. The Policy and Agreement are annotated and editable – and can be customized to your particular needs and circumstances.
Littler onDemand provides fast and affordable advice and counsel related to your everyday workplace issues, including COVID-19 matters. Experienced LoD Counsel are available to triage your labor and employment law inquiries, and are backed by the collective knowledge of Littler's 1,500+ attorneys around the world. By accessing this solution, you will have quick access to informed answers.
This program dramatizes common employee relations issues encountered by managers today, such as harassment concerns, managing around the presence of a medical condition, wage and hour considerations, social media pitfalls, avoiding retaliation, and proper investigation procedures. Utilizing a partnership model between management and human resources, this video offers practical solutions and unites employment law compliance with leadership practices in a way that builds stronger employee relations while helping to minimize risks for the employer.
Knowing what to do when animals show up at your workplace–whether with employees, applicants or customers–can be doggone confusing! In this vignette-based video, Littler teams up with Canine Companions for Independence® to provide simple strategies that meet legal standards and address practical considerations when service or assistance animals are brought to your place of business.
Serving as a witness in a deposition proceeding can be stressful and confusing, especially given the high stakes. Poor deposition testimony or careless behavior during the proceeding can be damaging to an entire case, but proper preparation and a thorough understanding of the process can help pave the way to a successful and comfortable deposition experience. Littler’s Trial Practice Group is proud to offer this original video, chock-full of easy-to-follow guidelines designed to help clients and company witnesses prepare for a productive deposition.