Massachusetts Labor Law Posters
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State and Federal Law requires employers of Massachusetts to post the following notices at most work sites. Investigations maybe conducted by State inspectors. An employer found to be in violation of State or Federal Laws by willfully failing to post up-to-date OSHA posters may be subject to monetary penalties of up to $7000, as well as exposure to civil liability actions.
A complete set is made up of three large posters, one Federal and two State. Posters are 18" X 24" in full color and laminated in plastic for durability.
State Posting Requirements
- Wage and Hour Law (MA General Laws CH. 151 16) Every employer& subject to the minimum fair wage order shall keep a copy of such order in a conspicuous place in every room in which persons are employed.
- Unemployment Insurance (MA General Laws CH. 151A 62A) Each employer shall post at each site operated by the employer,in a conspicuous place, accessible to employees,the following information: the name and mailing address of the employer, the identification number assigned to the employer by said division, instructions on how to file a claim for unemployment compensation, the address and telephone number of the regional office of said division located nearest the work site, and the telephone number of the teleclaim information line. Each failure to post the information shall result in a written warning by said division to the employer for a first violation, and thereafter shall result in the assessment of a civil fi ne of $100 for a second violation, $250 for a third violation, and $500 for a fourth and subsequent violations.
- Fair Employment (MA General Laws CH. 151B 7) Every employer& subject to this chapter, shall post in a conspicuous place or places on his premises a notice to be prepared or approved by the commission, which shall set forth excerpts of this chapter and such other relevant information which the commission deems necessary to explain the chapter.
- Workers Compensation (MA General Laws CH. 152 21) Every insured person shall, as soon as he secures a policy, give written or printed notice to all persons under contract of hire with him that he has provided for payment to injured employees by the insurer, or by self-insurance.
- Maternity Leave Act (MA General Laws CH. 149 105D) A notice of the maternity leave act shall be posted in every establishment in which females are employed.
- Sexual Harassment (MA General Laws CH. 151B, 3A) All employers shall promote a workplace free of sexual harassment and shall post a notice consistent with federal and state statutes and regulations.
Federal Posting Requirements
- Federal Minimum Wage Act (29 CFR § 516.4) Pursuant to 29 USC §206(a)(1), as amended by P.L. 110-28, H.R. 2206, effective July 24, 2009, the federal minimum wage increases from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour. "Every employer ... shall post and keep posted a notice explaining the Act ... in conspicuous places in every establishment where such employees are employed so as to permit them to observe readily a copy."