Rhode Island Labor Law Posters
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State and Federal Law requires employers of Rhode Island 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
- Minimum Wage (NEW) (Rhode Island General Laws 28-12-11) Every employer subject to any provision of this chapter or of any regulations or orders issued under this chapter shall keep a summary of this chapter, approvedby the director of labor and training, and copies of any applicable wage orders and regulations issued under this chapter, posted in a conspicuous and accessible place in or about the premises where any person subject to them is employed.
- Workers Compensation (Rhode Island General Laws 28-29-13) Every employer subject to or who elects to become subject to the provisions of chapters 29-38 of this title shall display a copy of the summary of the major provisions of the Workers Compensation Act in conspicuous places in which workers are employed.
- Parental and Family Medical Leave Act (Rhode Island General Laws 28-48-10(a)) Each employer shall post and keep posted, in conspicuous places upon its premises where notices to employees and applicants for employment are customarily posted, a notice, to be approved by the agency, setting forth excerpts from, or summaries of, the pertinent of this chapter and information pertaining to the filing of a charge.
- Fair Employment (Sexual Harassment Discrimination) (Rhode Island General Laws 28-5-37) Every employer, employment agency, and labor union subject to this chapter shall post in a conspicuous place or places on his or her premises a notice to be prepared or approved by the commission, which shall set forth excerpts of this chapter and any other relevant information which the commission deems necessary to explain the chapter. Any employer... refusing to comply with the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100).
- Smoking (Rhode Island General Laws 23-20.10-7) “No smoking” signs or the intentional “No Smoking” symbol shall be clearly and conspicuously posted in every public place and place of employment where smoking is prohibited by this chapter, by the owner, operator, manager or other person in control of that place.
- Employment Security and Temporary Disability Insurance (Employment Security Act 28-44-38 and Temporary Disability Insurance Act 28-41-15) Every employing unit in the state of Rhode Island shall post and maintain printed notices of such form and design and in such numbers containing such information as the Director, Department of Labor and Training, may determine to be necessary to administer the Employment Security Act and Temporary Disability Insurance Act. Such notices shall be posted in conspicuous places where the workers services are performed.
- Right to Know Law (Rhode Island General Laws 28-21-3) Each employer shall obtain and maintain chemical identification lists containing the following information with regard to chemical substances: *** The common and trade names of all designated substances present.
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."