Required Federal Employment Posters

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Required Federal Employment Posters

Most employers are required  to display these posters by various agencies of the U.S. Federal government. Links open the official poster page for the governing agency and open in a new browser window. Posters are often offered in several sizes, color and languages; just choose the one that is appropriate for your company. Some links go directly to a PDF file, which will open in  new browser window. You must “Save As” in your browser to save the poster file to a location on your hard drive.

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OSHA Job Safety and Health: It’s the Law

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (29 USC 657(c), 29 CFR 1903.2) Informs workers of their rights under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. All covered employers are required to display the poster in their workplace. Employers do not need to replace previous versions of the poster. Employers must display the poster in a conspicuous place where workers can see it.

OSHA Job Safety and Health: It’s the Law (agency site)

Federal Minimum Wage

Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division (Fair Labor Standards Act 29 CFR 5 16.4) Every employer of employees subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage provisions must post, and keep posted, a notice explaining the Act in a conspicuous place in all of their establishments so as to permit employees to readily read it. The content of the notice is prescribed by the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor. An approved copy of the minimum wage poster is made available for informational purposes or for employers to use as posters. Please note that the July 2007 revision of the minimum wage poster, reflecting the 2007 amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act, is still valid and employers may continue to post them.

Federal Minimum Wage Act Poster (agency site)

Notice: Employer Polygraph Protection Act

Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division (29 CFR 801.6)  Any employer engaged in or affecting commerce or in the production of goods for commerce. Does not apply to federal, state and local governments, or to circumstances covered by the national defense and security exemption. Please note that the June 2003 revision of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act Poster, is still valid and employers may continue to post them. Also, this revised poster may be ordered free of charge through the Wage and Hour Publication system.

Employer Polygraph Protection Act Poster (agency site)

Notice: Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division (29 CFR 500.75, .76) Who must post: Agricultural employers, agricultural associations and farm labor contractors.Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act Poster (agency site)

Notice to Workers with Disabilities Paid at Special Minimum Wages

Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division (29 CFR 525.14) Every employer of workers with disabilities under special minimum wage certificates authorized by the Fair Labor Standards Act, the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act, and/or the Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act shall display a poster prescribed by the Wage and Hour Division explaining the conditions under which special minimum wages may be paid. The poster shall be posted in a conspicuous place on the employer’s premises where employees and the parents or guardians of workers with disabilities can readily see it.

Workers with Disabilities Act Poster (agency site)

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act

Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (38 U.S.C. 4334,20 CFR 1002) The full text of the notice must be provided by each employer to persons entitled to rights and benefits under USERRA. Employers may provide the notice by posting it where employee notices are customarily placed. However, employers are free to provide the notice in other ways that will minimize costs while ensuring that the full text of the notice is provided e.g., by handing or mailing out the notice, or distributing the notice via electronic mail).

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act Poster(PDF Files

Your Right Under the Family and Medical Leave Act

Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division (29 CFR 825.300, .402) 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 in any industry or activity affecting commerce, including joint employers and successors of covered employers. All covered employers are required to display and keep displayed a poster prepared by the Department of Labor summarizing the major provisions of The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and telling employees how to file a complaint. The poster must be displayed in a conspicuous place where employees and applicants for employment can see it. A poster must be displayed at all locations even if there are no eligible employees. Where an’ employer’s workforce is not proficient in English, the employer must provide the notice in the language the employee speaks. The poster must be posted prominently where it can be readily seen by employees andapplicants for employment. Posting at satellite offices with less than 50 employees and more than 75 miles from the main office is also recommended.

Family and Medical leave Act Poster (agency site)

Notice to All Employers Working on Federal or Federally Financed Construction Projects (Davis-Bacon Act)

Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division (29 CFR 5.5a)(l)) Any contractor/subcontractor engaged in contracts in excess of $2,000 for the actual construction, alteration/repair of a public building or public work or building or work financed in whole or in part from federal funds, federal guarantee, or federal pledge which is subject to the labor standards provisions of any of the acts listed in 29 CFR 5.1.

Savis-Bacon Act Poster (agency site)

Notice to Employers Working on Government Contracts: Service Contract Act / Walsh-Healey Poster

Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division (29 CFR 4.6e), .184) Every employer performing work covered by the Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act or the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act contractor or subcontractor engaged in a contract with the United States or the District of Columbia in excess of $2,500 the principal purpose of which is to furnish services in the U.S. through the use of service employees-is required to post a notice of the compensation required including, for service contracts, any applicable wage determination-in a prominent and accessible location at the worksite where it may be seen by all employees performing on the contract.

Walsh-Healey Act Poster (agency site)

Executive Order 13201:  Notice of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues (Beck Poster).

Federal contractors and subcontractors are required to post the prescribed employee notice conspicuously in plants and offices where employees covered by the NLRA perform contract-related activity, including all places where notices to employees are customarily posted both physically and electronically. The notice, prescribed in the Department of Labor’s regulations, informs employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors of their rights under the NLRA to organize and bargain collectively with their employers and to engage in other protected concerted activity. Additionally, the notice provides examples of illegal conduct by employers and unions, and it provides contact information to the National Labor Relations Board (www.nlrb.gov), the agency responsible for enforcing the NLRA.

Beck Poster (agency site)
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