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Original post from HRKnowldgeBase.com

Posted onJanuary 12, 2011byVictoria Mavis

Employers are subject to the following employment regulations based on the number of employees listed below.

Employers with one or more employee must comply with the following:

§Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

§Equal Pay Act of 1963

§Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA)-document disposal

§Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986 (IRCA)

§Employee Polygraph Protection Act

§Federal Income Tax Withholding, Social Security/Medicare (FICA, OASDI) and state unemployment compensation tax

§Uniformed Services Employment & Re-employment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA)

§Consumer Credit Protection Act of 1968

§National Labor Relations Act of 1935 (NLRA)

§Labor-Management Relations Act of 1947 (Taft-Hartley)

§Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA)

§Uniform Guidelines of Employee Selection Procedures of 1978

Employers with 11 or more employees must comply with the statutes and regulations above and the following statute:

§Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA)

Employers with 15 or more employees must comply with the statute above and the following statutes and regulations:

§Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

§Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, including the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

Employers with 20 or more employees must comply with above and also with the following regulations:

§Age Discrimination in Employment Act

§Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)

Employers with 50 employees must comply with above and also with the following regulations:

§Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

§Executive Order 11246 (for federal contractors or subcontractors with $50,000 or more in government contracts)

§EEO-1 Report-Form EEO-100 (for federal contractors or subcontractors with $50,000 or more in government contracts)

Employers with 100 or more employees must comply with above and also with the following regulations:

§Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification Act (WARN)

§EEO-1 Report-Form EEO-100 for employer which is not a federal contractor

Author:.

Melonie Boone, is a native of Chicago, Illinois. Mrs. Boone completed her Masters of Jurisprudence in Business Law and Corporate Governance from Loyola University of Chicago Law School. She also holds her Masters of Business Administration from Florida Metropolitan University in Jacksonville Florida as well as her Bachelors of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Loyola University of Chicago. In addition, Mrs. Boone holds the designation of Professional in Human Resources fr...

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