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Do I need Labor Law Posters?

Updated: Aug 17, 2020

Labor Law Posters are often overlooked at businesses but are not something to be taken lightly. Fines and Penalties can be steep for a new businesses.

Labor Law Posters Are Required by Federal and State Laws

If a business has one or more employees, it is required by the law to post federal, state and OSHA mandatory posters. More specifically, the following six postings must appear in each workplace location: federal minimum wage, Employee Polygraph Protection, OSHA, FMLA, USERRA, and EEO. You may purchase them individually or together on an all-in-one labor law poster.

Where should Posters Be Placed?

Labor law posters should be displayed somewhere apparent to all employees on a daily basis, such as a break room or main lobby. If you have multiple locations, then each workplace should display its own posters.

When Are Posters Not Needed?

Although it is recommended, the following types of businesses do not need to post labor law posters:

  • Sole Proprietor without employees

  • Businesses with only contract employees

  • Businesses with an all-volunteer work force

  • Family owned business where ALL employees are related