Legislation affecting all aspects of Human resources is constantly evolving and the legal ramifications of noncompliance impact the HR department, the organization, and its employees. An HR Audit can help to ensure legal compliance and best practices while measuring the effectiveness of HR programs. There are many reasons why an HR Audit should be conducted, and the results can be used for multiple purposes. At a minimum, the results of an audit help you to determine what needs to be done, how these changes will impact the bottom line of your organization, and how to prioritize problem areas in terms of significance.
Below is a check-list of policies and practices that prevent charges and litigation and otherwise protect your business from legal exposure. Take some time now to check all of the policies, practices and circumstances that exist at your business.