Alabama Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in Alabama are required by state & federal employment laws to post Labor Law Posters in a visible location. Employment laws change often, which require labor law posters to be updates. Below includes past & most recent mandatory labor law updates which require employers to post the latest version of these posters.

 

Mandatory change(s) for the state of Alabama

Date
Poster/Update
  • 10/2010

    Workers Compensation Fraud Notice-Update made to content

  • 01/2009

    Child Labor Law-Completely revised text to incorporate Federal and Alabama Child Labor Laws

Mandatory federal change(s)

Date
Poster/Update
  • 07/2016

    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - Federal Minimum Wage-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes text regarding nursing mothers and overtime rules.

  • 07/2016

    Employee Polygraph Notice-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes the removal of penalty amount up to $10,000 against violators and revised contact numbers.

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Alabama Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Alabama Unemployment Compensation Law (Alabama Administrative Code 480-4-2-.19) The full-color Alabama Complete Labor Law Poster ensures that you fulfill your legal obligation, under Alabama Unemployment Compensation Law, to conspicuously display a printed notice that informs all workers of your company's liability, and their rights.
  • Alabama Workers Compensation Information (Code of Alabama, 1975 25-5-290(d)) It's your legal obligation to display Alabama Workers Compensation Information to your employees, so they can report issues as required by the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations. The easy-to-read Complete Alabama Labor Law Posters allow you to abide by this law, and display the information in a conspicuous location for all employees to access.
  • Alabama Child Labor Law (Code of Alabama, 1975 25-8-38(a)) Workers under 18 years of age are considered minors, and as such your company is required to post, in a conspicuous location, the number of hours that such minors can work each day. The summarized Complete Alabama Labor Law Posters allow you to post this information so that your under-18 workers are informed – and your company is compliant under the law.
  • Workers' Compensation Fraud Notice (Alabama Criminal Code, Section 13A-11-124) Fraud is a Class C Felony and an incredibly serious matter. The Complete Alabama Labor Law Posters allow you to remind employees – both new and existing – that fraudulent statements carry punishments by up to $5000 and 10 years in prison.
  • Alabama Unemployment Compensation Fraud (Alabama Code, 25-4-145) Unemployment compensation fraud is a serious crime. Keep your workplace safe and law-abiding with the full-color Alabama complete Labor Law poster. It clearly informs your employees of the criminality and consequences of unemployment compensation fraud.
  • Federal Minimum Wage Act (29 CFR 516.4) Federal law requires that you post information with respect to the federal minimum wage increases from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour, effective July 24, 2009. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous location.
  • Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (38 USCA 433(a)) You are mandated by federal law to provide information regarding the rights, benefits and obligation of employees who are governed by the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Employee Polygraph Protection Act (29 CFR 801.6) Per federal law, employees have specific rights and protections accorded to them under the Employee Polygraph Protection Act. You must inform employees of their rights under the act. Ensure that you post this information in a conspicuous location. Be aware that under 29 CFR 801.42(7) a civil penalty of up to $10,000 may be assessed against you for violating any provision of the Act.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (29 CFR 1601.30) Your employees must be informed of their rights under federal equal employment laws. Ensure that you post this information in a prominent and accessible location.
    Family and Medical Leave Act (29 USC 2619(a)(b)) You must post information informing employees of their rights and protections per the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous location, accessible by all employees.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (29 CFR 1903.2(a)(1)) You must display clear, summarized and accurate information regarding your employees' rights and protections under the Federal Occupational Health and Safety Act. Display this information in a conspicuous location, and ensure that it is not altered, defaced, or covered by other material.
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Minimum Wage Rates in Alabama in 2020:

Alabama does not currently have a “state minimum wage” and instead adheres to the federal minimum wage of $7.25. Based on projections, this rate will remain the same through 2020.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of Alabama

  • Wage & Hour - (866) 487-9243
  • OSHA - (800) 321-6742
  • Workers' Compensation - (800) 528-5166
  • Unemployment Insurance - (866) 234-5382
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