FAQ Time – All About Labor Posters

July 8th, 2015

It’s question time again! We’ve compiled the most popular questions from last week in this post for your reading pleasure.

Don’t forget to click on the links for more information on the compliance poster question!

 Q: What new 2015 labor laws require posters?

A: That’s a great question! There have been 29 mandatory state changes so far this year. For more information on each change, please visit our Labor Law Updates page. See the example below for California’s most recent changes:

2015 CA Labor Poster Updates

From here, you can click on the “Buy Now” button to visit the California compliance poster page. Now you can read more details about the changes as shown in the  snapshot below:

CA Compliance Poster Page

Better yet, sign up for automatic email alerts straight to your inbox. You can customize which states to include in your alerts and ensure you are always in the know about new labor laws that affect your business.

Q: What is the Federal Applicant Edition Poster?Federal Labor Law Poster - Applicant Edition

A: The Federal Applicant Edition Poster includes three federal labor posters that are required to be posted for all job applicants: Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Employee Polygraph Protection (EPPA) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). To read more about this compliance poster and the posting requirements for job applicants, please read our previous post, Federal Labor Law Posters for Job Applicants – What You Need to Know.

Q: Am I required to post the NLRA labor poster?NLRA Labor Poster

No, you are not required to post an NLRA poster unless you are a federal contractor or sub-contractor. You can read more about federal contractors and NLRA here.

Q: Where do I post the labor posters?

A: This is a fun question! I bet, as a consumer, you can recall seeing these posters posted in some strange places. I’ve seen them posted behind file cabinets, behind closed doors and posted so high I needed binoculars!

The short answer is that you should hang your labor posters in a conspicuous location accessible to all employees such as a break room, a common hallway or near a time clock. If you have employees on multiple floors of a building or in other locations than your main office, you may need to post labor law posters in multiple locations. For a more in depth look at the best places to post your labor posters, check out our previous post, Where Do I Hang the Compliance Posters? Little known fact: the labor poster image included in this blog is of the actual posters posted in our place of business for employees!

Questions come up about labor posters every single day. Have one for us? Leave a comment or call us at 800-322-3636 and let us know!

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