The start of a new year is always a good time for employers to review their HR policies. As part of this process, employers can conduct self-audits of their wage and hour practices to determine compliance with the law. The NH Department of Labor just recently posted the top ten most common labor law violations from last year. The list is a tool to assist businesses in uncovering any concerns with compliance with wage and hour rules.
The following are the 2013 Top Ten wage and hour violations by employers in New Hampshire:
10.Failure to pay minimum wage for all hours worked. * RSA 279:21
4. Employing Illegal Aliens (not having proper documentation). *RSA 275-A:4-a
AND THE #1 MOST COMMON VIOLATION IN 2013
Do not become a statistic in 2014. For more information, visit the NH DOL website at www.nh.gov.