Kansas Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in Kansas 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 Kansas

Date
Poster/Update
  • 04/2013

    Workers Compensation-Updated notice applies to dates of accidents on or after April 25, 2013. Also reflects changes to the number of calendar days to notify employers of injuries on the job and an updated website URL.

  • 05/2011

    Workers Compensation-Update made to content and phone number.

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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Kansas Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Equal Opportunity in Public Accommodations (KS Statutes, 44-1012)Kansas law requires that you offer equal opportunity in public accommodations. The full-color and convenient Kansas Labor Law Posters confirm your compliance with this law, and provides employees and patrons with relevant information.
  • Equal Opportunity in Employment (KS Statutes, 44-1114)All workplaces in Kansas must offer equal opportunity in employment. The Complete Kansas Labor Law Posters allow you to post, in a conspicuous location, this legal requirement and related statute details
  • Child Labor Law (KS Statutes, 38-605)Workers under the age of 18 are subject to specific employment standards. The Complete Kansas Labor Law Posters outline these standards and ensures that your non-adult workers are protected, and your company remains compliant and law-abiding.
  • Unemployment Insurance (KS Administrative Regulations, 50-3-(a))The Complete Kansas Labor Law Posters allow you to fulfill your legal obligation of providing, in a conspicuous location, unemployment insurance benefit information. The Kansas Complete Labor Law Poster allows you to fulfill your legal obligation of providing, in a conspicuous location, unemployment insurance benefit information.
  • Workers Compensation (KS Administrative Regulations, 51-12-2)You must inform employees on what steps to take, and how to file a Workers' Compensation claim, in the event of injury. The Complete Kansas Labor Law Posters clearly and conveniently provide this information.
  • Discrimination NoticeThe Complete Kansas Labor Law Posters provide a discrimination notice, informing your employees and management that you are not tolerating and discriminatory practices in hiring, or any other aspect.
  • Fair Housing Notice Fair housing in Kansas is the law. The Kansas Complete Labor Law Poster provides a clear Fair Housing Notice, which informs employees and management that housing cannot be denied on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, race by association, national origin, ancestry, familial status, disabilities or retaliation.
  • Public AccommodationsKansas law provides equal opportunity in public accommodations. The Kansas Complete Labor Law Poster confirms your compliance with this law, and directs all employees and management to follow the law.
  • Kansas No Smoking NoticeSmoking is prohibited in the workplace. The Kansas Complete Labor Law Poster clearly informs all workers and guests in the workplace that smoking is not allowed.
  • 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 Kansas in 2020:

The minimum wage in Kansas, as of January 1, 2020 is $7.25. As of this same date, there are no projected increases for the state’s minimum wage.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of Kansas

  • Wage & Hour - (785) 296-4062
  • OSHA - (800) 321-6742
  • Workers' Compensation - (800) 332-0353
  • Unemployment Insurance - (913) 596-3500
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