Louisiana Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in Louisiana 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 Louisiana

Date
Poster/Update
  • 01/2020

    Earned Income Credit-Updated to reflect new 2020 Earned Income Credit rates.

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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Louisiana Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Age Discrimination Equal Opportunity (Louisiana Revised Statutes, 23:314) The full color, easy-to-read Complete Louisiana Labor Law Posters inform all employees of their rights and protections to work in a discrimination-free workplace.
  • Earned Income Credit (Louisiana Revised Statutes, 23:15) The Complete Louisiana Labor Law Posters allow you to post, in a conspicuous location, information regarding earned income credit per Louisiana Revised Statutes, 23:15.
  • Genetic Discrimination (Louisiana Revised Statutes, 23:369) Genetic discrimination in the workplace is illegal. The Complete Louisiana Labor Law Posters clearly inform your employees of their rights and protections under the applicable Statute. Genetic discrimination in the workplace is illegal. The Louisiana Complete Labor Law Poster clearly informs your employees of their rights and protections under the applicable Statute.
  • Minor Labor Law (Louisiana Revised Statutes, 23:217) Workers under the age of 18 are governed under Minor Labor Law. The Complete Louisiana Labor Law Posters inform all employees of the provisions of this law, and the rights and protections granted to minors in the workplace.
  • Out-of-State Vehicles (Louisiana Revised Statutes, 47:501) Your employees must register any out-of-state motor vehicle licenses within 30 day of employment. The Complete Louisiana Labor Law Posters inform employees of this obligation.
  • Sickle Cell Trait (Louisiana Revised Statutes, 23:354) All employers in Louisiana must avoid discriminating based on sickle cell trait. The Complete Louisiana Labor Law Posters affirm your compliance with the law, and reminds employees of their rights and protections under the appropriate Statute.
  • Smoking Policy (Louisiana Revised Statutes, 1300:24) Under Louisiana law, you must adopt, implement and maintain a written smoking policy. The Louisiana Complete Labor Law Poster enables you to do this in a convenient and compliant manner.
  • Timely Payment of Wages (Louisiana Revised Statutes, 23:633) The Louisiana Complete Labor Law Poster allows you to post, in a conspicuous and appropriate location, a notice that informs employees when they'll be paid, and what their rate will be.
  • Unemployment Insurance (Louisiana Revised Statutes, 23:1621) Your employees are entitled under Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1621 to access information regarding benefits awarded under unemployment insurance. The Louisiana Complete Labor Law Poster allows you to provide this information in a clear, accessible manner.
  • Workers Compensation (Louisiana Revised Statutes, 23:1302) Your employees are entitled under Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1302 to access information regarding benefits awarded under Workers' Compensation. With the Louisiana Complete Labor Law Poster, you'll easily and appropriately provide this information.
  • Workers' Compensation Fraud (*New) Workers' Compensation fraud is a serious breach of law and subject to severe penalties, including civil and criminal prosecution. The Louisiana Complete Labor Law Poster provides a toll-free number for employees to report misuse or abuse of Workers' Compensation benefits.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity In Louisiana, equal employment opportunity (EEOC) is the law. The Louisiana Complete Labor Law Poster clearly informs all employees of their rights and protections under this law.
  • Employers Support/Guard & Reserves (National Guard) Employees who are in the National Guard, Reserves or who are on active duty are entitled to certain employment and re-employment rights. The Louisiana Complete Labor Law Poster summarizes these rights in a clear manner for all employees to view as required.
  • Genetic Information/Discrimination Louisiana law forbids discrimination based on genetics, and bans any genetic testing in the workplace. The Louisiana Complete Labor Law Poster clearly informs all employees of this protection, and affirms your compliance with the 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 Louisiana in 2020:

Louisiana does not currently have a “state minimum wage” and instead adheres to the federal minimum wage of $7.25.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of Louisiana

  • Wage & Hour - (866) 487-9243
  • OSHA - (800) 321-6742
  • Workers' Compensation - (225) 342-7555
  • Unemployment Insurance - (866) 783-5567
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