CategoryFederal Labor Law Poster Archives - POSTER COMPLIANCE CENTER

What Is the FLSA? Ten Facts Every Employer Should Know

July 5th, 2017
What Is the FLSA? Ten Facts Every Employer Should KnowThe Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor implements and enforces the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA creates minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards that affect workers in the private sector and in federal, state, and local governments. Here are ten basic things employers should know about the FLSA: 1. Minimum Wage If you have nonexempt or non salaried employees, the FLSA requires you pay them […]

Posted by Ashley Nand at 8:30 am

U.S. Federal Court Judge puts DOL overtime rules on hold with Trump and new administration possibly having final say

December 21st, 2016
Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) rules update: On December 1, 2016, the Department of Labor was ready to enact a new labor law to increase salaries under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The increase focused on white collar workers who do not receive overtime pay due to their exempt employee status.  President Obama has pushed hard to see that this pay increase goes into law.  His efforts increased exempt thresholds and would effectively […]

Posted by postercompliance at 10:24 am

Q&A: Multiple Mandatory Changes to Federal Labor Law Poster

July 28th, 2016
Q&A:  Multiple Mandatory Changes to Federal Labor Law PosterQ: Why are there so many mandatory changes to the federal poster right now? Are all of the changes because of the same law?  A: No.Two of these changes are related but the third is not.  The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 resulted in the changes to the Minimum Wage and Polygraph Protection posters, while the Tracking Workplace Injuries and Illnesses regulations from OSHA resulted in the changes to the […]

Posted by postercompliance at 11:49 am

Three Mandatory Federal Labor Law Poster Changes At Once!

July 27th, 2016
Two new federal posters – Minimum Wage and Employee Polygraph Protection – were issued today (July 26) by the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division. Both of these posters were updated with mandatory changes regarding civil monetary penalties. The Department of Labor (DOL) announced that they must be posted by August 1, 2016. We put our federal labor law poster into production immediately and will publish it as soon as possible, although […]

Posted by postercompliance at 11:54 am

Major Business Groups File Suit Against OSHA Electronic Reporting Rule

July 22nd, 2016
A powerful group of national trade associations filed suit against the retaliation provisions of federal OSHA’s new Tracking Workplace Injuries and Illnesses final rule in U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas on July 8, 2016. In addition, on July 12 the group filed an emergency motion for preliminary injunction seeking to delay those provisions from implementation. The following day (July 13) OSHA announced a delay in the enforcement of the retaliation […]

Posted by postercompliance at 11:59 am

Multiple Federal Poster Changes Coming Soon

July 20th, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued several new laws which will cause multiple mandatory changes to our federal poster over the next few months. New OSHA Retaliation Rules A new OSHA recordkeeping and reporting rule for workplace injuries and illnesses includes retaliation protection rules which employers are required to notify their employees about. 7/14/16 UPDATE:  The DOL just delayed the enforcement date for the retaliation provisions from Aug. 10 to Nov. 1. […]

Posted by postercompliance at 10:56 am

New Federal Overtime Law – FLSA

June 7th, 2016
The federal Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division stated that there are no plans to change the federal minimum wage poster. The federal minimum wage poster (known as FLSA) will remain the same even though the new federal Overtime Law will go into effect Dec. 1, 2016. Poster Compliance Center Research Department continues to track this federal labor law poster and monitor any new DOL poster rules and regulations. Click for more information […]

Posted by postercompliance at 12:34 pm

Learning an Old Dog’s Tricks: Finally Figuring out the FMLA Changes

December 9th, 2015
While the most recent changes to the FMLA poster took effect in March of 2013, there’s still a lot of confusion over what exactly changed and how to maintain compliance. Is your FMLA poster up to date? Before we get into the actual changes, let’s have a quick refresher about the law issued by the Department of Labor. Here’s a general summary of the FMLA’s history: The FMLA was created in 1993 to allow […]

Posted by postercompliance at 2:25 pm

How New Federal Labor Laws May Affect Your Poster Compliance

November 17th, 2015
If you’ve read any news pertaining to U.S. labor laws lately, chances are you’ve noticed there’s a lot of commotion on the federal level. A number of federal labor law changes are taking place, which inevitably means changes to the federal labor law posters as well. If you’re wondering how these new laws may affect your business, let’s take a look at the federal laws that may be in the process of changing: Minimum […]

Posted by Serena at 3:05 pm

Q&A: Federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Poster Supplement

September 17th, 2015
Q.  Is there a new change to the federal EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) poster?  A.  Yes. The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued the mandatory ‘EEO Is the Law’ Poster Supplement, which includes four recent regulatory changes for federal contractors and must be posted with the current federal EEO poster (dated 11/09). Q.  Do I need to post the EEO Poster Supplement if I’m not a federal contractor?  A.  No. Only federal […]

Posted by Anne Loveton-Jones at 10:09 am

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