Given the significant increase in HR regulations over the past several years, ARI’s HR team seldom onboards new clients that are in full compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding employees.
If you are faced with a state or federal HR audit, fines for compliance violations can add up quickly. In Connecticut, violations of various wage and hour laws can lead to automatic treble damages being paid to an employee, equaling three times the value of the wage at issue. In many instances, the employer is also responsible to pay related attorneys’ fees and court costs.
Compliance just might be the least sexy part of Human Resources, but this article details some important things you need to know.