It doesn’t matter if your company has 10 or 1000 employees when it comes to compliance with HR laws and regulations. Ignorance is no excuse for violations of many rules established by federal, state and local governments, and the penalties for non-compliance can be severe. For this reason, all organizations should conduct a regular review of all HR policies, notices and records to ensure accordance with the law. As a start, take a look at this HR compliance quick checklist.


Hiring Policies. Items on your quick check review should include:

Employee Payroll. Considerations for payroll compliance are:

Workforce Policies & Procedures. Make sure your team is up to date on all policies involving HR compliance matters, such as:

Employee Benefits. There are a few factors that relate to administration of employee benefits to put on your checklist:

Performance Reviews. Your company and its employees both benefit from regular performance reviews, so confirm a few of these items in your HR compliance quick check:

Discipline & Termination. Misconduct or failure to perform at expected levels must be met with appropriate discipline. Make sure to stay in compliance with relevant laws by looking at:

Obviously, staying on top of all the regulatory issues related to your company policies and procedures is a monumental task; for this reason, many companies turn to workforce management solutions to help them keep current – and avoid liability. Paypro’s tools for regulatory compliance, part of our suite of solutions to help streamline workforce management, assist with tasks necessary to avoid legal violations. Please check out our solutions or contact us to find out more.