Along the corridor off the company’s front entrance, hangs a shiny poster. This poster is often overlooked, but the information on the poster should not be. Once the shiny gleam of the poster catches an eye, panic sets in and questions commence, “Is my labor law poster up to date?”
With a new administration in the White House, federal and state laws are certain to change. Labor law posters define those federal and state employment-related laws which all employers must comply with in their places of business. These posters are designed to protect both the employee and the employer.
Within the past six (6) years, there have been over 260 mandatory labor law poster changes across the United States, with sixteen (16) already implemented in 2017. It is predicted that 2017 will bring an abundance of new state regulations and fewer federal regulations. Failure to update a labor law poster may result in fines (federal and state), lawsuits or citations. Provided below are several tips on how to avoid unnecessary violations:
Creative Business Solutions specializes in ensuring each of our valued clients is in compliance with all laws and regulations applicable to their respective businesses. Please call us today and we will be pleased to assist you with any HR issue, including labor law poster compliance.
J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. (2017). Are Your Posters Up-To-Date? How to Tell if Your Labor Law Posters Are in Compliance. SHRM Webinar.
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