URGENT: Employers MUST Post New Federal Minimum Wage and Polygraph Posters By August 1, 2016

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ATTENTION all Employers:

The Department of Labor recently revised the federal mandatory minimum wage and polygraph posters that employers must post in the workplace.

Although the federal minimum wage did not change, the new minimum wage poster now contains information regarding the consequences of incorrectly classifying workers as independent contractors, in addition to a new section on the rights of nursing mothers.

The new federal polygraph poster now contains updated contact information for the Department of Labor, and no longer contains a reference to the penalty amount of up to $10,000 for violation of the law.

employment posterEmployers are required to post the updated posters in a conspicuous area of the workplace by no later than August 1, 2016.

To download and print a copy of the revised Minimum Wage poster go to: https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/minwagep.pdf

To download and print a copy of the Polygraph Poster go to: https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf

What Next?

The Grady Firm, P.C. can help business owners ensure they are compliant with the ever-changing landscape of California employment law. Our attorneys specialize in helping businesses grow and succeed through employment, business, and immigration law advising for clients in California.  In addition, they can audit your personnel files, draft custom policies and Employee Handbooks, and provide on-site classroom-style sexual harassment training (in English and Spanish).   To learn more about ensuring your business is compliant with state and local laws,schedule a complimentary 15-minute consultation with The Grady Firm’s attorneys; call +1 (323) 450-9010; or fill out a Contact Request Form.

*This article is for informational purposes only, and does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship. This article does not make any guarantees as to the outcome of a particular matter, as each matter has its own set of circumstances and must be evaluated individually by a licensed attorney.

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