How to Declutter HR by Going Paperless

Google “Decluttering,” and you’ll get more than 7 million results. There are now professional declutterers, and a best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up:...

Is the Paper Chase Over?

Although commerce is not yet paperless, more and more business is conducted electronically. The statutes and case law are catching up to guide and interpret...

Ninth Circuit: Liability Waiver Violates FCRA

Last month, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an employer’s inclusion of a liability waiver in a background check disclosure is a willful...

Mandatory Changes to Employment Posters

On July 27, 2016, the Federal Minimum Wage and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) workplace postings were updated by the U.S. Department of Labor with...

Recordkeeping Practices for Personnel Files

You probably have heard us say at MSEC, there is no “one way” of organizing employee personnel files. It is the responsibility of the HR...