EEOC Launches Small Business Resource Center
One of the most challenging aspects of owning a small business is knowing and following legal requirements regarding hiring, managing, and sometimes terminating employees.
Fortunately, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently launched a Small Business Resource Center designed to assist small business owners in their compliance with employment laws enforced by the agency.
As you may be aware, several federal laws prohibit employment-based discrimination and apply to small employers. For example, laws impacting employers employing 15 or more employees include:
The website also has available FAQs, tips, fact sheets and videos, as well as no-cost outreach programs. This is a good resource to keep in mind when you need to make sure how you are treating employees is legal.
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