Posters

Poster requirements are imposed on employers by various state and federal laws. 

State and Federal Poster Changes

Most recent changes to state and federal posters:

To find the most recent changes to your state's poster requirements select your state from the list below:

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State Requirements

To find all of your state's poster requirements select your state from the list below.

  Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut

DC
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

If you prefer, you can purchase laminated, combination posters that comply with both federal and state requirements from our affiliated site www.hrhero.com.

Federal Requirements

Listed below are posters required by federal agencies.  Federal workplace posters must be displayed or posted in a conspicuous place where they are easily visible to all employees - the intended audience. The FMLA, EEO, and EPPA posters, however, are also required to be placed where they can be seen by applicants for employment.

To open a poster from the listing below, just click on the poster title. You can print the PDF and/or save the poster on your PC. 

To find the answers to frequently asked questions about workplace posters go to our FAQContent not accessible page.
 

 

U.S. Department of Labor Workplace Poster Requirements for Small Businesses & Other Employers:

OSHA - Job Safety and Health Protection

Required By: Occupational Safety and Health Administration. 29 USC 657(c), 29 CFR 1903.2.
Who Must Post: Private employers engaged in a business affecting commerce. Does not apply to federal, state or political subdivisions of states.
Citations/Penalty: Any covered employer failing to post the poster may be subject to citation and penalty.
Other Information: Employers in states operating OSHA-approved state plans should obtain and post the state’s equivalent poster.

Posters:     English     Spanish     Federal Agencies Only

EEOC: Equal Opportunity is the Law

Requried By: Employment Standards Administration, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Executive Order 11246, as amended; Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; 38 U.S.C. 4212 of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended; 41 CFR Chapter 60-l .42; 41 C.F.R 60-250.4(k); 4 1 C.F.R. 60-74 1.5(a)4.
Who Must Post: Entities holding federal contracts or subcontracts or federally assisted construction contracts of $10,000 or more; financial institutions which are issuing and paying agents for U.S. savings bonds and savings notes; depositories of federal funds or entities having government bills of lading. Please note that the EEOC may provide additional posting requirements at Section 2000e-10 [§711].
Citations/Penalty: Appropriate contract sanctions may be imposed for uncorrected violations.
Other Information: Post copies of the poster in conspicuous places available to employees, applicants for employment, and representatives of labor organizations with which there is a collective bargaining agreement. Also, non construction contractors or subcontractors with 50 or more employees and a contract of $50,000 or more [otherwise required by 41 CFR 60-2.1 (a)] should develop an equal opportunity policy as part of an affirmative action plan and post the policy on company bulletin boards. 41 CFR 60-2.2 1 (a)(9).

Posters:     English     Spanish     Chinese

FLSA: Minimum Wage

Required By: Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division
Who Must Post: Every private, federal, state and local government employer employing any employee subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 USC 211, 29 CFR 516.4 posting of notices.
Citations/Penalty: No citations or penalties for failure to post.
Other Information: Any employer of employees to whom sec. 7 of the Fair Labor Standards Act does not apply may alter or modify the poster legibly to show that the overtime provisions do not apply.
Posters:   English   Spanish   Chinese   State/Local Gov't   Agricultural Employees   American Samoa   Northern Mariana Islands

Disabled Worker: Employee Right for Workers with Disabilities - Special Minimum Wage

Required By: Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division. 29 CFR 525.14
Who Must Post: Every employer having workers employed under special minimum wage certificates authorized by section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Citations/Penalty: No citations or penalties for failure to post. 
Other Imformation: Where an employer finds it inappropriate to post such a notice, the employer may provide the poster directly to all employees subject to its terms.

Posters:     English

FMLA: Your Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act

Required By: Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division. 29 CFR 825.300, .402
Who Must Post: 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.
Citations/Penalty: Willful refusal to post may result in a civil money penalty by the Wage and Hour Division not to exceed $100 for each separate offense.
Other Information: 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 and applicants for employment.

Posters:     English     Spanish

USERRA: Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (Notice for use by all employers.)

Required By: Veterans' Employment and Training Service 38 U.S.C. 4334, 20 CFR 1002.
Who Must Post: The full text of the notice must be provided by each employer to persons entitled to rights and benefits under USERRA.
Citation/Penalty: No citations or penalties for failure to notify. An individual could ask USDOL to investigate and seek compliance, or file a private enforcement action to require the employer to provide the notice to employees.
Other Information: 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 distributing the notice by direct handling, mailing, or via electronic mail).

Posters:     English

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

Required By: Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division. 29 CFR 5.5(a)(1)
Who Must Post: Any contractor or 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.
Citation/Penalty: No citations or penalties for failure to post. 
Other Information: The contractor or subcontractor is required to insert in any subcontract the poster requirements contained in 29 CFR 5.5(a)(l). The poster must be posted at the site of work, in a prominent and accessible place where it can easily be seen by workers.

Posters:     English     Spanish

OFCCP: NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES WORKING ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS (Service Contracts Act)

Required By: Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division. 29 CFR 4.6(e), .184
Who Must Post: Every 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.
Citation/Penalty: No citations or penalties for failure to post.
Other Information: Contractors and any subcontractors engaged in federal service contracts exceeding $2,500 shall notify each service employee or post the minimum monetary wage and any fringe benefits required to be paid pursuant to the contract.

Posters:     English     Spanish

EPPA: Employee Polygraph Protection Act

Required By: Employee Polygraph Protection Act
Who Must Post: 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.
Citation/Penalty: The Secretary of Labor can bring court actions and assess civil penalties for failing to post.
Other Information: The Act extends to all employees or prospective employees regardless of their citizenship status. Foreign corporations operating in the United Status must comply or will result in penalties for failing to post. The poster must be displayed where employees and applicants for employment can readily observe it.

Posters:     English     Spanish

MSAWPA: Notice Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

Required By: Notice Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
Who Must Post: Agricultural employers, agricultural associations and farm labor contractors.
Citation/Penalty: A civil money penalty may be assessed.
Other Information: Each employer covered by the Act who provides housing to migrant agricultural workers shall post in a conspicuous place, throughout the occupancy period, information on the terms and conditions of occupancy of such housing.

Posters:     English/Spanish     English/Haitian

H-2A Visas: Work Authorization for Non-U.S. Citizens: Temporary Agricultural Workers

Required By: Immigration Nationality Act of 1952 (as amended) 20 CFR 655.135
Who Must Post: Agricultural employers hiring temporary agricultural workers under H-2A visas.
Citation/Penalty: The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor has a primary role in investigating and enforcing the terms and conditions of employment. WHD is responsible for enforcing the contractual obligations employers have toward employees, and may assess civil money penalties and recover unpaid wages. Administrative proceedings and/or injunctive actions through federal courts may be instituted to compel compliance with an employer's contractual obligations to employees. The Employment Training Administration (ETA) enforces other aspects of the laws and regulations. ETA is be responsible for administering sanctions relating to substantial violations of the regulations and less than substantial violations of the regulations.
Other Information: Foreign workers employed under the H-2A program are not covered under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA); however, various other laws, such as workers’ compensation, tax (unemployment insurance, local, state, and federal), the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act may apply to the employment of these workers.

Posters:     English     Spanish

NLRA: Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws

Required By: Office of Labor-Management Standards Executive Order 13496; 29 CFR Part 471
Who Must Post: 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.

If you are a contractor or subcontractor that customarily posts notices to employees electronically, you must also post the required notice electronically. You can satisfy the electronic posting requirement by displaying prominently a link to the Notice of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws Poster on any external or internal website that you maintain and customarily use for notices to employees about terms and conditions of employment. The text for the link must read, "Important Notice about Employee Rights to Organize and Bargain Collectively with Their Employers'' and it must link to the appropriate page for each language. The links can be found at: http://www.dol.gov/olms/regs/compliance/EO13496.htm

Citation/Penalty: The sanctions, penalties, and remedies for noncompliance with the notice requirements include the suspension or cancellation of the contract and the debarring of Federal contractors from future Federal contracts.
Other Information: 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.

Posters:   English   Spanish   Mandarin Chinese  Hmong   Laotian   Vietnamese

 

 

Posters of Special Interest to Federal Contractors:

The Davis-Bacon Act (Government Construction)

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (Notice for Use by Federal Agency Employers)

Beck Poster: Notice of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues - E. O. 13201 In Spanish

Equal Employment Opportunity:  English   Spanish

The Service Contracts Act (SCA)

 

Additional Posters Provided by the DOL:

COBRA Job Loss Poster - Spanish Version

COBRA Job Loss Poster (Large) - Spanish Version

COBRA Stimulous Flyer - Spanish Version

 

Additional Posters Provided by the USCIS:

E-Verify Participant Poster

 

Additional workplace posters are available from the following government agencies:

MRSA posters are vailable from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safety posters are available from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration

 

Laminated Posters

If you prefer, you can purchase laminated, combination posters that comply with both federal and state requirements from our affiliated site www.hrhero.com.