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e-Alert: Monthly Labor Law Posters Updates

Background

Employment Poster requirements are continuously changing throughout the year. In addition to minimum wage changes, there are often state, local, and industry-specific policy changes that require poster updates. If you have one or more employees, your business is required by law to post a current State and Federal Employment Poster in a central location.

HR Knowledge monitors and tracks employment and labor law postings to keep our clients up to date and in compliance with all posting requirements.

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Summary

Below are recent poster changes to help employers ensure they are using the updated version of their employment posters.

  • California – The City of Oakland, California, has updated their Minimum Wage notice. The updated notice reflects an adjustment of the city minimum wage to $14.36 per hour, effective January 1, 2021. The poster revision date is January 1, 2021.
  • Illinois – The State of Illinois’ Department of Labor has updated their Victim’s Economic Security and Safety Act (VESSA) notice. The updated notice reflects that victims of gender violence are entitled to the same protections provided to victims of domestic and sexual violence. The poster revision date is March 23, 2021.
  • Michigan – The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity has updated the following notices:
    • Minimum wage: The updated notice reflects minor verbiage revisions and the removal of the 2018 minimum wage rates. The poster revision date is February 24, 2021.
    • Paid Medical Leave Act: The updated notice reflects a change to the enforcing agency’s name from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) to the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO). The poster revision date is February 24, 2021.
  • New Mexico – The City of Santa Fe, New Mexico, has updated their Living Wage Ordinance notice. The updated notice reflects an increase in the living wage from $12.10 per hour to $12.32 per hour, effective March 1, 2021.
  • North Carolina – The North Carolina Department of Labor has updated their Wage and Hour and OSHA notices. The updated notices reflect a new Commissioner of Labor. In addition, a new fax number has been added. The poster revision date is February 25, 2021.
  • Utah – The Utah Labor Commission has updated their Unemployment Insurance notice. The updated notice reflects minor verbiage revisions and changes to the website address, phone number, and addresses for several state employment centers. The poster revision date is March 3, 2021.

Employers Next Steps

The HR Knowledge All-In-One poster satisfies the posting requirements for employers of all sizes, including these new postings. Displaying the workplace compliance notices informs your employees about their labor and employment rights. Failure to post required federal and state labor law notices may result in both federal and state fines. If you have any additional questions or concerns about the posting changes, please feel free to reach out to our HR team for guidance.

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This content is provided with the understanding that HR Knowledge is not rendering legal advice. While every effort is made to provide current information, the law changes regularly and laws may vary depending on the state or municipality. The material is made available for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal advice or your professional judgment. You should review applicable laws in your jurisdiction and consult experienced counsel for legal advice. If you have any questions regarding this content, please contact HR Knowledge at 508.339.1300 or email us.

 

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