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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.

  • Florida – The Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation has updated their Workers’ Compensation notice. The updated notice reflects a change to the website for reporting suspected insurance fraud. The poster revision date is May 17, 2021.
  • Missouri – The Missouri Commission on Human Rights has updated their Discrimination in Employment notice. The updated notice clarifies that the statutory purpose of the Missouri Commission on Human Rights is to prevent and eliminate discrimination based on protected categories under the Missouri Human Rights Act in employment, housing, and places of public accommodations through education and enforcement of the Act. The poster revision date is April 23, 2021.
  • Virginia – The State of Virginia has updated the following notices:
    • The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry Labor Law Division has released their Minimum Wage notice. The newly released notice reflects an adjustment of the state minimum wage to $9.50/hour, effective May 1, 2021. The poster revision date is May 21, 2021.
    • The Virginia Department of Social Services has updated their Earned Income Tax Credit notice. The updated notice reflects new contact information for the department. The poster revision date is May 21, 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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