Hiring Out-Of-State Employees

While hiring out-of-state employees gives your organization access to a wider pool of talent, it also requires complying with state and local requirements that may be unfamiliar. In general, the state and local laws that govern an employment relationship are based on where the employee is physically working and earning wages, not where the employer is based. In addition to wage and hour laws, other items that employers may need to consider include workers’ compensation insurance, unemployment insurance and tax obligations.

This checklist outlines key items for employers to consider when hiring out-of-state employees. Download the checklist.