Labor and employment laws are constantly evolving. For construction industry employers, who frequently balance multiple worksites and ever-fluctuating labor needs, compliance can be a daunting task. Littler’s Construction Industry Toolkit helps contractors focus on the successful delivery of projects that fuel their growth and profitability, while helping to minimize their exposure to labor and employment law risks.

Complimentary Toolkit

Drawing on the collective experience of Litter attorneys well-versed in the unique workforce issues facing construction industry employers, the Construction Industry Toolkit is a web-based service providing subscribers with a library of legal resources. The Toolkit, which is available to Littler clients at no cost, and with no obligation, includes:

The Essentials for Employers Operating in New York and New Jersey

Onboarding resources, including:

  • Checklist of appropriate interview questions
  • Employment application
  • Background check/Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) materials

Continuing employment resources, including:

  • Template/generic employee handbook
  • Performance management documents
  • Light duty policy
  • Training repayment program
  • Safety policy enforcement and disciplinary action
  • A variety of model policies and forms

End of employment resources include:

  • Termination letter
  • Separation agreements

Other Tools

  • National State Employment Law Guides
  • National State Wage and Hour Guides
  • A full library of multi-state Littler GPS Surveys providing updated tracking of state and federal employment laws
  • Federal and state checklist of government-required employment notices (at hire and fire) and posters available online with links provided

Premium Toolkit Subscription

A premium subscription is also available for a nominal annual fee, and includes:

  • Customized employee handbook
  • Semi-annual consultation with a Littler attorney in your area who knows and understands construction industry labor and employment law
  • Hotline access to contact Littler attorneys with basic questions that come up in the course of business, including critical and time-sensitive issues related to labor disputes and picketing, OSHA inspections, prevailing wage requirements, etc.

Littler’s Construction Industry Toolkit is currently available in New Jersey and New York, with additional states coming soon.

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