Online Advisor Helps Small Businesses Keep Current on Workplace Poster Requirements

A U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) website - elaws (Employment LawsAssistance for Workers and Small Businesses) <http://www.dol.gov/elaws/>- offers a Poster Advisor <http://www.dol.gov/elaws/posters.htm> to help employers understand and meet their workplace poster requirements.

 

Several federal employment laws, such as those addressing workplace safety, minimum wage and overtime, and family and medical leave, require employers to display official posters where employees can readily observe them. By using the Poster Advisor<http://www.dol.gov/elaws/posters.htm> , employers can quickly and easily learn which posters they must display and then download and printt hem, free of charge. To determine which posters employers must display,the Advisor asks a few simple questions about the size and nature oftheir business or organization. For those already aware of their requirements, the Advisor provides quick links to each poster.

 

The Poster Advisor <http://www.dol.gov/elaws/posters.htm> only provides information about federal DOL poster requirements; however, it includes links to each State Department of Labor<http://www.dol.gov/whd/state/state.htm> so that employers may also learn about any state-specific poster requirements.

 

The Poster Advisor is one of a series of elaws Advisors developed by DOL to provide clear, accurate and easy-to-access assistance for employers and protect the wages, health benefits, retirement security, safety and health of America's workforce. To access it and other Advisors, please visit www.dol.gov/elaws.