A New Out-of-State Worker = New Compliance Regulations!


Our focus for the next few blogs will cover issues regarding remote workers. Remote workers can be a great way to expand the scope and talent of your team, not to mention giving you the opportunity to retain great workers through offering a more flexible schedule. However, the practice doesn’t come without a few areas of concern but navigating them doesn’t have to be a headache. And remember, Eos HR is here to answer your questions!

This week we’re covering what you need to know about employing out-of-state remote workers. Employing workers from out-of-state can have some great benefits, including the ability to expand the talent pool of your workforce! However, you are responsible for knowing and complying to that state’s laws, so let’s go over a few you’ll want to make sure you have covered.

  1. Complying to the state’s employment laws. These include required breaks, worker’s comp laws, unpaid/paid leave regulations, and mandatory benefits to provide.
  2. Obeying the state’s payment laws. These include minimum wage laws, deduction regulations, and overtime rules.

These are just the start of the rules you need to know and follow. But don’t stress! We have another to add to the list:

  1. Know who to call for guidance/problems. That’s us! It’s best to have everything required aligned from the start, so call Eos HR to help you prepare to bring on the new talent!

We’re here to help you be effective in supporting and expanding your business. We’ll consult with you to make sure your next steps are as smooth and successful as possible. Reach out to us today!