Make Your List. Check it Twice. Don't Let the Government Think You've Been Naughty. . . Not Nice

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Originally published in Human Resource Partners - December 2012.

Employers face ever increasing regulation of their workplaces and employment related practices. As 2012 draws to an end, it is a good time to take stock of recent changes in employment laws and make sure your organization is prepared for the year ahead.

• Down with the old. Up with the new: New Hampshire revised the criteria for independent contractor classification. Effective August 6, 2012, employers are required to post the revised NH Department of Labor (NH DOL) Poster: "Criteria to Establish an Employee or Independent Contractor." This is also a great time to ensure that any independent contractors are properly classified.

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Topics:  Affordable Care Act, Background Checks, EEOC, Independent Contractors, NLRB, Non-Compete Agreements

Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Civil Rights Updates, General Business Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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