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Fact or Faction: 7 Labor Law Poster Myths


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How do you break through the labor law poster compliance clutter to determine what is fact, and what is fiction? Check out these labor law poster myths to see if you're a compliance expert.

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Fact or Faction: 7 Labor Law Poster Myths

  1. 1. Fact or Fiction: 7 Labor Law Poster Myths SLIDESHARE
  2. 2. There are plenty of myths out there regarding labor law poster compliance. Check out the top seven to see if you know what is true and what is false.  How do you break through the clutter to determine what is fact, and what is fiction?
  3. 3. You must replace labor law posters at the beginning of each year.01 FACT OR FICTION
  4. 4. Labor law poster compliance is about mandatory changes, not calendars. Not every posting change or update takes place on the first of the year. Also, government agencies may issue postings later than the respective laws’ effective dates. FICTION
  5. 5. You must provide job applicants with labor law posters.02 FACT OR FICTION
  6. 6. The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) is the Law, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) postings must be displayed for all job applicants, in addition to employees. FACT
  7. 7. Labor law posters must be displayed in a conspicuous area.03 FACT OR FICTION
  8. 8. A conspicuous area means any common area that most of your employees interact with daily, such as a break room or kitchen. FACT
  9. 9. Fill-in-the-blank labor law posters must be filled out at the corporate level.04 FACT OR FICTION
  10. 10. These postings can be filled out by the location manager, providing the information outlined by the location’s state, county, city and more. This information may include: Emergency contacts Unemployment insurance Workers' compensation carrier Area hospitals FICTION
  11. 11. Labor law posters have specific font and size requirements.05 FACT OR FICTION
  12. 12. Size requirements optimize visibility for your employees. Most postings have font requirements, as well, for easy readability. For example, the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) Job Safety and Health posting must be 8.5 by 14 inches and feature a minimum        10-point font to be compliant. FACT
  13. 13. Labor law posters must be available for remote workers.06 FACT OR FICTION
  14. 14. Although they may not work in a corporate office space, companies still need to provide remote employees with current labor law posters. FACT
  15. 15. Spanish-language labor law posters are required for all states, counties and cities.07 FACT OR FICTION
  16. 16. Not all labor law posters are required to be posted in Spanish. However, some require you to post if you have 10% or more Spanish-speaking employees. Others require it based on the state in which your location resides. FICTION
  17. 17. Contact GovDocs to learn more about labor law posting compliance.  LEARN MORE Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Blog Copyright © 2018 GovDocs, Inc. GovDocs is a registered trademark of GovDocs, Inc. Disclaimer:  This slideshare is intended for market awareness only, it is not be used for legal advice or counsel.