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DOL Issued Updated Employment Law Posters – Be Sure You Post Them In Your Workplace

August 9 2016

By: Lizbeth V. West

In July 2016, the federal Department of Labor (DOL) updated two posters that employers are required to post in the workplace.

  1. The “Employee Rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act” poster; and
  2. The “Employee Rights – Employee Polygraph Protection Act” poster.

According to the DOL, every employer subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) must post and keep posted on its premises the amended posters after August 1, 2016.  The posters must be posted in a prominent and conspicuous place in every establishment of the employer where it can readily be observed by employees and applicants for employment.

Copies of the posters can be obtained on the DOL website at: https://www.dol.gov/whd/resources/posters.htm