For HR departments, accurate job descriptions are like a Swiss Army knife—a super-useful tool that simplifies everything from recruiting to performance management to compliance requirements. But outdated or inaccurate job descriptions can spark big-time trouble with various employment laws, including the FLSA, ADA and FMLA.
Obsolete job descriptions are common these days. The pandemic dramatically changed where, when and how many jobs are performed—meaning your job descriptions likely need to be updated now to avoid legal jeopardy.
Discover why 2021 is being dubbed “the year of the job description.” Learn the steps—and the correct language—to draft effective and legally safe job descriptions for any position. Now is the time to take action on this important item on your HR “to do” list!