Overview: Workplace posters and notices offer regular reminders to employees and supervisors of an employer's policies, procedures and work rules. Further, an employer may be required by state or federal law to display posters regarding discrimination, harassment, safety and health, wages and compensation. Posters should be displayed in a conspicuous manner in a frequently visited area of the workplace such as a lunch room or break room. Employers may also be required to post workplace notices in another language (e.g., Spanish) so that all employees may have access to important information regarding their workplace rights.
Trends: Employers need to be aware of additional posting requirements that only apply to certain industries. In addition, some municipalities require specific postings and notices. Employment posters, notices and pamphlets (whether legally required or encouraged) may be found in XpertHR's Employment Law Manual and Policies and Documents resources.
Author: Marta Moakley, JD, Legal Editor
Updated to include notice-posting requirements under Pasadena, El Cerrito and Los Angeles ordinances.
As mandated by the City of El Cerrito, employers with employees who work at least two hours in a particular workweek within El Cerrito must post the El Cerrito, California Minimum Wage Poster.
As mandated by the City's Office of Wage Standards, all employers with employees within the geographic boundaries of the City of Los Angeles must post the Los Angeles, California Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Poster.
Updated to include information on the notice-posting requirements under the Wisconsin Bone Marrow and Organ Donation Leave Act.
As mandated by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division, most Wisconsin employers need to post the Wisconsin Bone Marrow and Organ Donation Leave Act Poster.
As mandated by the Pasadena Department of Human Services and Recreation, all Pasadena employers subject to the Pasadena Minimum Wage Ordinance must post the Pasadena, California Minimum Wage Poster.
Updated to include notice-posting requirements under the Pasadena Minimum Wage Ordinance, effective July 1, 2016.
Updated to include information on the notice-posting requirements under the Wisconsin Bone Marrow and Organ Donation Leave Act, effective July 1, 2016.
Updated to reflect forthcoming notice-posting requirements for certain seasonal employers.
Updated to include notice-posting requirements under the state's forthcoming pregnancy accommodations law.
HR guidance on complying with employer obligations and posting requirements under state and federal law.