Improve your labor law compliance for 2020
The Department of Labor (DOL) requires that employers post certain notices in their workplaces in order to ensure employees have access to information about their rights. Use these resources to help make sure you're up-to-date on posters and record-keeping compliance!
Federal Minimum Wage
This poster is intended for all businesses. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local Governments.
Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law
This law applies to applicants and to employees of private employers, state and local governments, educational institutions, employment agencies and labor organizations. The law defines various aspects of protection against discrimination in both hiring and employment practices.
Employee Polygraph Protection
Required for all employers engaging in or affecting commerce or in the production of goods for commerce. This doesn't apply to federal, state and local governments, or to circumstances covered by the national defense and security exemption. It prohibits most private employees from using lie detector tests, either for pre-employment screenings or during the course of employment.
Occupational Safety and Health Associate (OSHA)
OSHA applies to almost every business in the US. This law assures safe and healthy working conditions by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, outreach, education and compliance assistance.
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
This act is intended for all businesses. USERRA protects the job rights of individuals who voluntarily or involuntarily leave employment for military service.
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Required of all public agencies (including state, local and federal employers), public and private elementary and secondary schools, as well as private sector employers who employ 50 or more employees in 20 or more work weeks and who are engaged in commerce or any industry or activity affecting commerce, including joint employers and successors of covered employers. These organizations are required to provide opportunity for workers to take time off of work to care for family and personal needs.
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
All employers covered under Executive Order 11246 is required to post this poster, and include it in employee manuals and handbooks. The provisions provide applicants and employees notice that the employer will not discriminate against them for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or the pay of their co-workers.
Labor law posters are the mandated state and federal employment law notices that employers with at lease one employee or more are required to post in an area frequented by all employees. Failure to display the correct state and federal employment law notices can result in penalties, fines and lawsuits. Don't fall victim to non-compliance! For more information, checkout the DOL Workplace Posters.
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