Wisconsin Labor Law Posters
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State and Federal Law requires employers of Wisconsin 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
- Prevailing Wage (WI Admin. Code DWD 290.12) A clearly legible copy of the prevailing rate shall be kept posted in at least one conspicuous and easily accessible place on the site of each project.
- Special Minimum Wage (WI Admin. Code DWD 272.09(10)) An employer that is operating under a special minimum wage license shall at all time display and make available to employees a poster as prescribed by the department. The poster shall explain, in general terms, the conditions under which special minimum wages may be paid.
- Hours and Times of Day Minors May Work (WI Admin. Code DWD 270.03) A summary of the provisions of Hours and Times of day Minors May Work shall be posted in a conspicuous place in all places of employment where minors are employed or permitted to work.
- Fair Employment (WI Admin. Code DWD 218.23) Every employer, employment agency, labor organization and licensing agency subject to the Fair Employment Act shall post in conspicuous places upon its premises a poster relating to the provisions of the act and this chapter.
- Cessation of Health Care Benefits (WI Statutes 109.075(7)) Each employer shall post, in one or more conspicuous places where notices to employees are customarily posted, a notice in a form approved by the department setting forth the rights of employees, retirees and dependents under this section. Any employer who violates this subsection shall forfeit more than $100.
- Retaliation Protection for Health Care Workers (WI Statutes 146.997(6)) Each health care facility and health care provider shall post, in one or more conspicuous places where notices to employees are customarily posted, a notice in a form approved by the department setting forth employees rights under this section. Any health care facility or healthcare provider that violates this subsection shall forfeit not more than $100 for each offense.
- Honesty Testing Devices (WI Statutes 111.37(3)) The department shall prepare and distribute a notice setting forth excerpts from, or summaries of, the pertinent provisions of this section. Each employer that administers lie detector tests, or that has lie detector tests administered, to its employees shall post and maintain that notice in conspicuous places on its premises where notices to employees and applicants for employment are customarily posted.
- Unemployment Insurance (WI Admin. Code DWD 120.01) Each covered employer shall keep employees informed about unemployment insurance& by posting appropriate notice-posters.
- Business Closing Mass Layoff (WI Statutes 109.07(07)) Each employer shall post, in one or more conspicuous places where notices to employers are customarily posted, a notice in a form approved by the department setting forth employees rights under the Business Closing Mass Layoff Notification Law.
- Family and Medical Leave (WI Statutes 103.10(14)) Each employer shall post, in one or more conspicuous places where notices to employees are customarily posted, a notice in a form approved by the department setting forth employees rights under the Family and Medical leave Act. Any employer who violates this subsection shall forfeit not more than $100 for each offense.
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."