EMPLOYMENT LAW THRESHOLDS

The following is a snapshot view of the number of employees an employer must have to be covered by the significant federal and Florida employment laws. Coverage for some of the laws also depends on requirements other than the number of employees.

MINIMUM EMPLOYEES LAW
1
Employee Polygraph Protection Act
1
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)(including child labor)
1
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)(public employers)
1
Federal new hire reporting requirements
1
Florida Clean Indoor Air Act
1
Florida Occupational Safety and Health Act
1
Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA)
1
Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
1
Unemployment Compensation Act
1
Workers Compensation Law (construction)
2
Equal Pay Act
2
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
4
Workers Compensation Law(general)
10
Florida Whistle Blower Protection Act (private employer)
15
Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 (FCRA)
15
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
15
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
20
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
20
Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
20
Florida Occupational Safety and Health Act (generally workplace safety committees) (FSA 442.012)
50
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)(private employer)
100
Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN)