WORKPLACE POSTERS

If you have employees, you'll need to hang notice posters in the workplace.  Some notices are required by law, others recommended.  If your workforce consists of a fair amount of non-English speakers, you'll need to post notices in their preferred language.  Here is a list of federal-level notices that relate to your average business:

Fair Labor Standards Act Minimum Wage

Department of Labor: Wage and Hour Division

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This poster describes the federal minimum wage, overtime pay standards, child labor standards, pay for tipped employees, and penalties for employers.

 

Posting is mandatory.

 

Job Safety and Health: It's the Law!

Department of Labor: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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This poster describes what employees should do if they believe to be in an unsafe or unhealthy working environment.  Also describes what employers must do if safety and health standards are not met in the workplace.

 

Posting is mandatory.

 

Employee Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act

Department of Labor: Wage and Hour Division

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This poster describes eligibility requirements, benefits, and entitlements for an employee requesting medical leave.  Also describe the employer's responsibility.

 

Posting is recommended and only mandatory if you have fifty or more employees.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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This poster describes the laws prohibiting job discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability, or genetic information.   

 

Posting is recommended and only mandatory if you have federal contracts.

 

 

 

Employees Rights for Workers with Disabilities/Special Minimum Wage

Department of Labor: Wage and Hour Division

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This poster describes the rights and Federal minimum wage for employees with disabilities. 

Posting is recommended and only mandatory if you employee someone with disabilities under a special minimum wage certificate.

Employee Polygraph Protection Act

Department of Labor: Wage and Hour Division

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This poster describes protection employees have from getting lie detector tests in the workplace or as a way of pre-employment screening. 

 

Posting is mandatory.

Your Rights Under Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act

Department of Labor: Veterans Employment and Training Services

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This poster describes the protection for employees who served in the military and their right to rejoin the military.

 

Posting is recommended and only mandatory if you employ a person who is ex-military.

Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act

Department of Labor: Office of Labor-Management Standards

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This poster describes the protection that employees have to join or not to join a union without being discriminated.

 

Posting is recommended and only mandatory if you have federal contracts.


 

E-Verify Participation

Department of Homeland Security

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This poster indicates the employer’s participation in the E-Verify program.

Posting is mandatory if use you E-Verify.

Right to Work

Department of Justice: Civil Rights Division

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This poster describes the anti-discrimination notice issued by the Immigrant and Employee Rights Section.

 

Posting is mandatory if use you E-Verify.

That is quite a list of posters.  And don't forget all the posters your state requires.  You might have to expand your office so you'll have enough wall space.  Here is a list of California notices that relate to your average business:

Minimum Wage

Department of Industrial Relations: Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

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This poster provides California's present and future minimum wage.

 

Posting is mandatory.

Paid Sick Leave

Department of Industrial Relations: Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

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This poster provides information about paid sick leave entitlement and usage.

 

Posting is mandatory.

Payday Notice

Department of Industrial Relations: Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

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Employers must specify the regular paydays and the time and place of payment.  An employer-developed notice is permitted.

 

Posting is mandatory.

Safety and Health Protection on the Job

Department of Industrial Relations: Division of Occupational Safety and Health

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This poster contains pertinent information regarding safety rules and regulations..

 

Posting is mandatory.

 

Emergency Phone Numbers

Department of Industrial Relations: Division of Occupational Safety and Health

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Employer's must list emergency responders' phone numbers.

 

Posting is mandatory.

 

Operating Rules for Industrial Trucks

Department of Industrial Relations: Division of Occupational Safety and Health

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Employers using industrial trucks, tractors, and forklifts shall post and enforce a set of operating rules.

 

Posting is mandatory if you use industrial vehicles.

Injuries Caused by Work

Department of Industrial Relations: Division of Workers' Compensation

 

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This poster advises employees of workers' compensation benefits. 

 

Posting is mandatory.  Employers may obtain professionally printed copies of the poster and workers' comp claim form from their claims administrator.

Whistleblower Protections

Department of Justice: Office of the Attorney General

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This poster includes a list of employee rights and responsibilities under the whistleblower laws.

 

Posting is mandatory.  Employers are free to develop their own posting.  This sample posting was created by the Department of Industrial Relations.

No Smoking Signage

Enforced by local law enforcement agencies

Employers are required to implement a smoke-free workplace policy that protects employees from involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke.   

 

Posting is mandatory.  No Smoking Signs should be posted at the entrances and exits of a building where smoking is prohibited.  Employers are free to develop their own posting.

Log and Summary of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

Department of Industrial Relations: Division of Occupational Safety and Health

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There are three required forms.  Form 300 is for logging injuries, Form 301 is for collecting details, and Form 300A is the annual summary form.

 

Posting is mandatory if your had 11 or more in the previous year.

Workplace Discrimination and Harassment

Department of Fair Employment and Housing

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This poster describes laws that protect employees from illegal discrimination.

 

Posting is mandatory.

Transgender Rights in the Workplace

Department of Fair Employment and Housing

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This poster informs employees and employers about transgender people in the workplace.

 

Posting is mandatory.

 

 

Pregnancy Disability Leave

Department of Fair Employment and Housing

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This poster informs an employee how to take leave when having a child.

 

Posting is mandatory if you have five to forty-nine employees.

Notice to Employees

Employment Development Department

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This poster advises employees of potential unemployment insurance, disability insurance,    and paid family leave insurance benefits.

 

Posting is mandatory.

Time Off to Vote

Secretary of State

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This poster advises employees of potential unemployment insurance.

 

Must be posted at least ten days before every statewide election.  Employers are free to develop their own posting.