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Missouri Pro

In-depth HR guides to Missouri and federal employment. Includes what to do and how to do it for everything from pre-hire through post-termination. These publications are prepared exclusively for Missouri employers and made available by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry in a continuing effort to provide reliable and practical information for our members and the Missouri business community.


Brand new chapters on COVID-19 in the workplace include:

  • New Families First Coronavirus Response Act Posting Requirement
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act addition to FMLA and how it applies to your business
  • Telecommuting – telecommuting policy, agreement and employee checklist
  • Handling Pandemics and Communicable Diseases in the Workplace

Your subscription includes:

  • Hardcopy Manuals: Because sometimes it just feels better to hold a book in your hands, and flip right to the page you need
  • Digital HR Library: Regularly updated so that you will always have the latest policies at your fingertips
  • HRUpdate: weekly e-newsletter highlighting the top HR trends and best practices
  • SHRM and HRCI certified webinars: free monthly access – $120 value – each webinar is worth 1 SHRM credit and 1 HRCI credit
  • Customer Service: if you still can't find the answer you're looking for, our friendly customer service representatives can point you in the right direction.

The Missouri Human Resources Manual will help you to become an expert in:

  • Understanding state and federal specific compliance thresholds
  • Anticipating and being prepared for an HR Audit with our Self-HR-Audit
  • Managing the recruiting and hiring process lawfully
  • Understanding NDAs, intellectual property and trade secret law
  • Conducting workplace investigations
  • Avoiding costly non compliance penalties on both the state and federal level
  • Filing personnel and medical records
  • Filing applications and other non-medical records
  • Confidently writing a harassment policy

The library also includes necessary form and policy templates that are ready for you to download, edit, save and print such as:

  • Time Off and Leaves of Absence policies
  • Personnel Records and Recordkeeping Requirements
  • Employee Benefits
  • New Hire Reporting Form
  • Confidentiality and Conflicts of Interest
  • (OWBPA) The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act
  • Family medical leave

The Hiring, Firing, and Discipline for Employers guide focuses on all the issues faced by employers and managers, with seven state-by-state charts and 14 chapters, covering topics such as handling applications, employee performance documentation, ADA concerns like reasonable accommodation, separation of medical paperwork, termination, and much more.

Wages and Hours— An Employer's Guide provides 20 chapters and 2 appendices, covering topics such as defining "hours worked", computation of overtime compensation, exemptions from overtime, and much more.

An Employer's Guide to FMLA and ADA walks you through the many complicated procedures associated with keeping your business in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The guide will help you answer questions such as: who is eligible for medical leave, what constitutes a disability, am I properly displaying FMLA posters, and more. 

Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9, and E-Verify walks you through the many complicated procedures associated with verifying the work authorization of your workers and maintaining a business that is in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).

Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual covers citations and civil penalties, affirmative defenses, development of a comprehensive health and safety program, and much more.

Employee Benefits--An Employer's Guide provides guidance on topics such as: The Health Care Reform Act, severance, benefit plans, and much more.

With no monthly subscriptions, HRSimple provides businesses with just one flat price and immediate access to information that is continually updated for as long as you need it! Trust that your information is compiled, written, updated, and translated by a well-credentialed team of practicing attorneys. The Missouri Human Resources Library is the most comprehensive, plain-English guide that's available to your HR team! And clients from pro sports teams to mom-and-pop stores put their trust in us year after year for that exact reason.

Duties and responsibilities
Employers general duty
Recordkeeping requirements
Significant standards
Citations and civil penalties
Settling citations
Criminal penalties
Developing a comprehensive health and safety program
Whistleblower protections
Emergency response and preparedness
Appendix G Emergency action plan checklist
Appendix C Partially exempt industries from recordkeeping requirements
Appendix D Safety checklist
Appendix E State plan review commissionsboards
Appendix H Safety strategies
Appendix A Required postings
Appendix J National regional local and special emphasis inspection programs
Appendix I Model Written LockoutTagout Program
Appendix L Handling violence in the workplace
Appendix B Forms for recording workrelated injuries and illnesses
Appendix F State plan notice of contest timeline
About Fisher Phillips LLP
Procedural and affirmative defenses
Appendix K OSHA Injury and Illness Recordability Worksheet
Snapshot An HR audit
Appendix N Fact Sheet General industry walkingworking surfaces and fall protection standards
Appendix M Safety for temporary employees
About the Author
Overtime compensation nonexempt employees
Additional exemptions
What counts as wages nonexempt employees
Determining work time nonexempt employees
Deductions from pay
Remote workers and telecommuting
Equal pay
Appendix A State agencies
Appendix B Wage and hour district offices
Covered employers
Leased or temporary employees
Whitecollar exemptions
Minimum wage requirements nonexempt employees
Employment of minors
Payment of wages
About the authors
Where to go for more information
Posting requirements
Workers not covered by federal law
Squire Patton Boggs
Pandemic outbreaks
Other types of leave
Recruiting and hiring
Public employers
Appendix B Posting requirements
Health insurance portability and privacy
Social media
Workplace violence
Workers compensation
Politics in the workplace
Independent contractors
Restrictive covenants and trade secrets
Policies and procedures manuals
Disabilities and reasonable accommodations
Health insurance reform
Family and medical leaves
Military leave
Performance evaluations
Workplace investigations
Plant closings mass layoffs and other reductions in force
Privacy rights
Wages and hours
Unemployment insurance
Protecting electronic information
Federal contractors and affirmative action
Compliance thresholds
Background checks
Temporary and leased
Diversity in the workplace
Celebrations in the workplace
Personnel files
Drugs and alcohol
About the author
About the Firm
Safety and health
Workplace harassment
Introduction Features of the HR Library
Labor relations for the nonunion employer
Disaster planning
Snapshot an HR audit
Child labor
Health insurance continuation coverage
Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Appendix A Recordkeeping requirements
Preemployment testing
Policy manuals and employee handbooks
Noncompete agreements and trade secrets
Affirmative action
Employment litigation
Union organizing activity
Appendix A Federal recordkeeping requirements
The employment relationship
Preemployment issues
New hire reporting
Editors Foreward
Employment contracts
About FordHarrison LLP
About the Editors
Tips to complete the Form I
Antidiscrimination provisions
Appendix A Sample memorandum
Immigration and employment
Immigration visas
Expired documents and the I form
Nomatch letter and wage reporting compliance
Additional verification services
IMAGE program
Responding to visits and calls regarding immigration
EVerify regulations for federal contractors and subcontractors
Helpful steps to comply with EVerify requirements
Criminal enforcement and I audits
Form I
Electronic completion and storage of Form I
Conducting internal audits
About the Cavanagh Law Firm PA
Other fringe benefits
Regulation of group health plans
Disability plans
Severance plans
Cafeteria plans
Retirement plans
Additional k qualification requirements
Nonqualified deferred compensation plans
Employee communications
Fiduciary duties
Employee benefits law
Health benefits plans
Life Insurance
Recent developments
About Ogletree Deakins
Introduction to the Family and Medical Leave Act
Notice and documentation Employee obligations and employer challenges
Employers covered
Introduction to the Americans with Disabilities Act
Employer coverage and employee eligibility
Reasons for leave
Military leave
Length of leave
Certifications necessary for leave
Employer notice and documentation requirements
Amendments and proposals
The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act
Employee rights
Enforcement of the Family and Medical Leave Act
Disability in detail
Reasonable accommodations
How the Americans with Disabilities Act impacts your business
Enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Appendix A Leave and other state laws
Key definitions
Serious health conditions
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act
Sample: Occupational injury and illness reporting policy
Model: Written hazard communication program
Sample: Vaccination acknowledgment
Sample Inspection Checklist
Company Commitment to Safety
Hazard Assessment Form
Model Safety and Health policy
Sample Emergency Action Plan
OSHA Poster - Job Safety, It's the Law
Model Written Lockout-Tag Out Program
OSHA Form 300A - Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses
OSHA Form 300 - Forms for Recording Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses
Telecommuting agreement
Telecommuting checklist
Telecommuting policy
Communicable Diseases Policy
Shutdown Policy
Stay Home From Work Poster
Wash Your Hands Poster
FFCRA Leave Policy
FFCRA Poster
FFCRA Request for Leave of Absence (FMLA)
FFCRA Request for Leave of Absence (Non-FMLA)
Application for At-Will Employment (Option 1)
Application for At-Will Employment (Option 2)
Application for At-Will Employment (Option 3)
Application for At-Will Employment (Option 4)
Employment Interview Analysis
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Interview Checklist
Interviewer Evaluation
Interviewing Form
Introduction to Handbook
Invitation to Self Identify
Job Description Form
Voluntary Self Identification of a Disability
Social Media Policy
I-9 Form (2020)
I-9 Form Instructions (2020)
Attendance Policy (Option 1)
Attendance Policy (Option 2)
Business Ethics Policy (Option 1)
Business Ethics Policy (Option 2)
Confidentiality of Company Information (Option 1)
Confidentiality of Company Information (Option 2)
Confidentiality Policy
Conflict of Interest Policy
Dress Code Policy
Drug Free Workplace Policy
Email Policy
Employee Suggestion Program Entry Form (Bright Idea Program)
Employee Suggestions Policy
Employment of Relatives Policy
Employment Status Policy
Family and Medical Leave Act Policy
Fraternization Policy
General Harassment Policy
General Rules and Regulations Policy
Handbook Acknowledgment
Holiday Policy
Inspection of Property Policy
Jury Duty Policy
Military Leave Policy
Orientation period policy
Paid Time Off Policy
Personal Conduct Policy
Personal Days Policy
Reference Request Policy
Sensitive Company Information Policy
Sexual Harassment Policy
Sick Days Policy
Smoke-Free Workplace Policy
Distribution Policy
Substance Abuse Policy
Telephone Usage Policy
Union-free Policy (Option 1)
Union-Free Policy (Option 2)
Vacation Pay Policy
Zero Tolerance Program
Accommodation request
Employee Reasonable Accommodation Request Form
Request for Reasonable Accommodation
401(k) Policy
Continuing Education Policy
Designation of Beneficiary
Long-term Disability Plan Policy
Model COBRA Continuation Coverage Election Notice (2020)
Model COBRA Continuation Coverage General Notice (2020)
Short-Term Disability Plan Policy
Health Insurance Policy
Bereavement Leave Policy
Non-FMLA Leave Policy
Personal Leave Policy
Request for Non-FMLA Leave of Absence
WH-380-E Certification of Healthcare Provider for Employee's Serious Health Condition
WH-380-F Certification of Healthcare Provider for Family Members' Serious Health Condition
WH-381 Notice of Eligibility and Rights & Responsibilities
WH-382 Designation Notice
WH-384 - Certification of Qualifying Exigency for Military Family Leave
WH-385 - Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of Current Servicemember
WH-385-V - Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a Veteran for Military Caregiver Leave
Compensation Review Policy
Exempt Performance Appraisal
Performance Appraisal Summary
Performance Evaluation
Performance Review Policy
Promotion and Transfer Policy
Salary Change Recommendation Form
Peer Evaluation Form
Complaint Policy (Option 1)
Complaint Policy (Option 2)
Discipline Documentation Form
First-Step Warning
Second-Step Warning
Third-Step Warning
Employee Exit Checklist
Employee Exit Interview (Option 1)
Employee Exit Interview (Option 2)
Employee Separation Summary
Layoff and Recall Policy
Termination Policy
Appropriate Use Policy
Cellphone Policy
Employee Acknowledgment and Consent
Information Security Policy
Policy Statement
Message and Document Creation and Retention Policy
Monitoring Provision (Routine Monitoring)
Ownership of Information, Data and Software Policy
Personal Use Provision
Remote Access Policy
Voicemail Policy
Compliance Checklist - Contractors
Compliance Checklist - Public Bodies
Hours of Work Policy (Option 1)
Hours of Work Policy (Option 2)
Nursing Mother Policy
Payroll Advance Policy
Payroll Direct Deposit Form
Timekeeping Policy
A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act
Background Research Release (Option 1)
Background Research Release (Option 2)
Background Verification Disclosure
Certification to Consumer Reporting Agency
Driving History
Educational Reference
Employment Reference
Fair Credit Reporting Act Notice
Fair Credit Reporting Act Notice of Adverse Employment Action
Fair Credit Reporting Act Pre-Adverse Action Letter
Fair Credit Reporting Act Step-by-Step Guide
Notice Regarding Criminal Background Checks
Reference Inquiry
Reference Release Form
Release for Criminal Background Checks
Response to Request for Information Regarding Consumer Report
Warning Memo to Employees Handling Information
Review of Files Policy
Accident Reporting Policy
Record of Accident-Incident-Serious Harm Form
Safety and Health Policy (Option 1)
Safety and Health Policy (Option 2)
Safety and Health Policy (Option 3)
Examination of Records Policy
Company Use Job Description
Sample Job Questionairre
I-9 Form (2020)
I-9 Form Instructions (2020)
No-Match Checklist
I-9 Form (2020)
I-9 Form Instructions (2020)
Immigration Compliance and Acknowledgment Form
Model Notice for Employers Who Do Not offer a Health Plan
Model Notice for Employers Who Offer a Health Plan to Some or All Employees
WH-384 Certification of Qualifying Exigency
WH-385 Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a Current Servicemember
The Family and Medical Leave Act Poster (English)
The Family and Medical Leave Act Poster (Spanish)
WH-381 Notice of Eligibility & Rights and Responsibilities
WH-382 Designation Notice
WH-380-E Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee's Serious Health Condition
WH-380-F Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member's Serious Health Condition


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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry understands that the quality of life in our state depends on quality jobs for Missourians. To that end, we have one simple mission: to protect and advance Missouri business.

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