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As the HR Director, what employment laws do I need to be most aware of?
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Hello and welcome. Your question is extremely general and so it's hard to provide more than a general response. That said, the laws governing sexual harassment and illegal discrimination are important to be aware of, as are the laws governing rest and lunch breaks.

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The laws governing overtime and minimum wage, salary exempt classification, and permissible commission agreements are also important to know.

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Should you have specific questions about any of these things, I would be happy to assist you further, I would just ask that you open a new question thread to discuss any aspect relating to the details of these laws.

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