Federal Labor Law Compliance by Number of Employees

1 – 14 Employees

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938
  • Consumer Credit Protection Act of 1968
  • Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) of 1974 – if the company offers employee benefits
  • Equal Pay Act of 1963
  • Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA)
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) of 1969
  • Federal Insurance Contributions Act of 1935 (FICA) (Social Security)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) of 1996 – if the company offers employee benefits
  • Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986
  • Jury System Improvements Act
  • National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1947
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA)
  • Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA)
  • Uniform Guidelines of Employee Selection Procedures of 1978
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA)

15 – 19, add:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for all businesses
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)

20 – 49, add:

  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA)
  • Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986 (COBRA)

50 or more, add:

  • Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)

100 or more, add:

  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988 (WARN)
  • EEO-1 Report filed annually with EEOC if organization is NOT a federal contractor