All businesses with employees in District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia
Paid Family Leave-Revised with new benefit amount and contact information. *2024 poster available now. Ships immediately.
Equal Employment Opportunity-Revised to add 'Homeless Status' as a protected class under employment discrimination and more clarification on who is eligible under the DC Family and Medical Leave Act.
Paid Family Leave-Revised with new extended benefits, new benefit amount, and information about the Universal Paid Leave Act.
Minimum Wage-Revised with new 2022 minimum wage rate of $16.10 per hour and tipped rate of $5.35 per hour effective July 1, 2022 and the removal of older rates.
Paid Family Leave-Revised with a new benefit amount, new maximum leave entitlement, updated instructions for applying for benefits, and added clarification on covered workers.
Minimum Wage-Revised with new 2021 minimum wage and new logo.
Paid Family Leave-Revised with new information about eligibility, a new logo and the name of the mayor.
Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act-Re-written text to clarify portions of the law.
Workers' Compensation Notice-Redesigned poster with new contact information, new fill in fields, and rewritten text.
Paid Family Leave-Completely re-worded notice with information about benefits and benefit amounts.
Paid Family Leave-Completely new poster for the DC Paid Family Leave Law that explains which explains who is covered by the law and how the program works.
Protecting Pregnant Workers Fairness Act-Update includes new poster "Pregnant Workers Fairness Act" requiring pregnant workers be given accomodations at place of employment.
Wage Theft Prevention Act-Updated Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act now provides provisions to penalize employers who do not pay earned wages, effective February 26, 2015.
Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act-Updated with new guidelines on implementation and calculation of sick leave hours.
Equal Employment Opportunity-Updates include new classes or status to be covered under the anti-discrimination law, along with new verbiage.
Breastfeeding Rights & Guidelines-Update made to entire content, new photo added, updated to reflect current mayor
Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act-Newly added poster
Breastfeeding Rights & Guidelines-New poster added
Workers' Compensation Notice-Reflects new minimum wage rate of $7.55 per hour effective July 24 2008 and $8.25 per hour effective July 24, 2009
Mandatory federal change(s)
EEOC Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal-Revised with new information related to the new Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) effective June 27, 2023 and a new revision date.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - Federal Minimum Wage-Revised the Nursing Mothers section of the poster with the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Act) and more clarification on employer requirements to provide reasonable break time and accommodations for nursing employees.
EEOC Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal-Revised to use plain language and bullet points to summarize the laws for employees. Added a QR code that links to instructions on how to file a charge of workplace discrimination. This new version replaces the old Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster.
Wyoming Minimum Wage-The federal minimum wage reflects $7.25.
EEOC Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal-Addition of Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) Regulation.
The Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (USERRA)-Added the Office of Special Counsel to the poster and modified existing text to incorporate the new office information.
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District of Columbia Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:
Minimum Wage Law (DC Code 36-220.8) You are required by DC Code 36-220.8 to post information pertaining to the minimum wage in DC. The District of Columbia Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information in a clear, full color and easy-to-read format. Simply post it in a conspicuous area.
Workers Compensation Law (DC Code 36-336) You must display key Workers' Compensation information, so that workers understand their rights and protections. The District of Columbia Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information in a convenient, centralized location.
Family and Medical Leave Law (DC Code 36-1311) (a) Your employees have certain rights under DC's Family Medical and Leave Law. The District of Columbia Complete Labor Law Poster informs them of these rights. It also informs employers of the penalties they face if they fail to post this information in a conspicuous location.
Minor Labor Law (DC Code 36-502) Workers under the age of 18 are subject to specific laws governing their employment. The District of Columbia Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information in a convenient, centralized location.
Public Accommodations The District of Columbia Complete Labor Law Poster displays information regarding anti-discriminatory obligations in public accommodations.
Discrimination Discrimination in the workforce is illegal. The District of Columbia Complete Labor Law Poster notifies all employees and management of this law.
Unemployment Compensation Notice You must inform all employees of their rights and protections with respect to unemployment compensation. The District of Columbia Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information in a clear, organized manner.
Anti-Discrimination The District of Columbia Complete Labor Law Poster displays the anti-discrimination law that all workers and managers must follow under the law.
Equality in Education All workers are entitled to equality in education. The District of Columbia Complete Labor Law Poster informs workers of this right, and reminds management of its obligation under the law.
Non-Discrimination for DC Government Employees No DC government employee may be discriminated against as a result of his or her employer. The District of Columbia Complete Labor Law Poster posts this notice for all to review as necessary.
Breastfeeding Rights & Guidelines (*New) In the District of Columbia, breastfeeding mothers have specific rights that must be abided by in the workplace. The District of Columbia Complete Labor Law Poster outlines these rights, and allows you to fill-in a contact name in the event that workers have questions or complaints.
Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act (DC Code § 32-131.02) As per District of Columbia Employment Law, employers with 100 or more employees must provide workers at least one hour of paid sick leave (for every 37 hours worked), in order to address matters regarding family illness, domestic violence, or sexual abuse. (Working more than 37 hours may be required should an employer employ fewer than 100 workers). Employers must inform their workers of their rights under the Act by posting the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act requirement in a prominent workplace location.
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.