Florida Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in Florida 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 Florida

Date
Poster/Update
  • 10/2019

    Florida Minimum Wage-Updated with new Minimum Wage of $8.56 per hour, effective on January 1, 2020. And new tip wage of $5.54 per hour.

  • 09/2019

    Unemployment Insurance-Notice changed to reflect the renamed Unemployment Program and much of the notice was reworded for clarity.

  • 03/2019

    Workers' Compensation-Revised with new fraud reporting website and a new revision date.

  • 09/2018

    Florida Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect new minimum wage rate of $8.46 per hour effective January 1st, 2019 and new tipped rate of $5.44 per hour.

  • 09/2017

    Florida Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect new 2018 minimum wage rate of $8.25 per hour, effective January 1, 2018.

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.

  • 05/2015

    Wyoming OSHA - Health and Safety Protection-Updated to reflect an employees right to report work-related injuries and illnesses free from retaliation.

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Florida Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Unemployment Compensation (Florida Statutes 443.151(1)(a)) You're required under Florida law to provide key information regarding unemployment compensation and claims information. The easy-to-read, full color Florida Complete Labor Law Poster conveys this information in a convenient and effective manner. Simply post it in a conspicuous area.
  • Child Labor Law (Florida Statutes 450.045(2)) Non-adult workers (under 18) are governed by Child Labor Laws that limit the type and duration of the work they can perform. The Florida Complete Labor Law Poster displays the applicable statute information so that your workplace remains informed and compliant.
  • Workers Compensation (Florida Statutes 440.40(1)) The Florida Complete Labor Law Poster provides information related to Workers' Compensation claims. It also confirms that you have secured the payment of compensation in accordance with the provisions of the appropriate Florida statute.
  • Florida Law Prohibits Discrimination (Florida Statutes 760.10(10)) Discrimination in the workplace is illegal. The Florida Complete Labor Law Poster summarizes the discriminatory behavior that will not be tolerated in the workplace per the Florida Commission on Human Rights.
  • Florida Minimum Wage (Florida Statutes 448.110) You must inform all employees of wages and minimum wage information. The Florida Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information clearly and in a centralized location.
  • Anti-Fraud Notice Workers' Compensation fraud is a serious crime that can result in civil and criminal penalties. The Florida Complete Labor Law Poster warns employees of the consequences of committing Workers' Compensation fraud, and informs them of the $25,000 reward they may obtain for providing information of a suspected fraud to the Florida government.
  • Equal Opportunity is the Law In Florida, all employees are guaranteed equal opportunity in the workforce. The Florida Complete Labor Law Poster summarizes this guarantee and ensures that employees and management are aware of their responsibility under this law.
  • 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 Florida in 2020:

On January 1, 2020 the state minimum wage for Florida was raised to $8.56 per hour, based on the Consumer Price Index.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of Florida

  • Wage & Hour - (866) 966-7226
  • OSHA - (800) 321-6742
  • Workers' Compensation - (800) 342-1741
  • Unemployment Insurance - (800) 204-2418
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