All businesses with employees in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts
Discrimination-Revised to add pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions as protected classes from discrimination, added information about the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, removed the New Bedford and Worcester office locations, and updated the revision date.
Paid Family and Medical Leave-Revised with an increase in maximum weekly benefit amount and a new revision date. *2023 Poster is shipping now.
Paid Family and Medical Leave-Revised with an increase in maximum weekly benefit amount and a new revision date. *2022 Poster is shipping now.
Paid Family and Medical Leave-Revised with clarifications on who can apply for the paid family leave.
Paid Family and Medical Leave-New poster with information about the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law and who is covered under this law.
Massachusetts Minimum Wage-Updated with the new 2019 minimum wage of $12.00 and several minor clerical changes.
Discrimination-New additional information includes pay deduction law, addition of pregnancy and gender expression as protected classes against discrimination, new rules on reporting pay, and domestic workers right.
Earned Sick Time-New poster regarding new Earned Sick Time Law, effective 7/1/2015.
Massachusetts Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect new 2015 minimum wage rate of $9.00 per hour, effective January 1, 2015, along with a new website listing and new department name. Also includes future minimum wage rates for 2016 and 2017.
Unemployment Insurance-Update to Unemployment insurance poster, changes include new guidelines on how to apply for U.I. online.
Massachusetts Minimum Wage-Reflects new minimum wage rates of $7.50 per hour effective January 1, 2007 and $8.00 per hour effective January 1, 2008 Child Labor Law text changed
Massachusetts Minimum Wage-Update made to content and contact information.
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.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - Federal Minimum Wage - Includes PUMP Act-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes text regarding nursing mothers and overtime rules.
Workers Compensation-The federal minimum wage reflects $7.25.
EEOC Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal - Includes PWFA-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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Massachusetts Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:
Wage and Hour Law (MA General Laws CH. 151 16) The full color, easy-to-read Massachusetts Complete Labor Law Poster clearly displays minimum fair wage information to your employees. Be aware that you're required under MA General Laws CH. 151 16 to post this information in a conspicuous location.
Unemployment Insurance (MA General Laws CH. 151A 62A) You're required by Massachusetts law to post, in a conspicuous place, key details regarding unemployment insurance. The Massachusetts Complete Labor Law Poster conveys this information so that your employees are informed, and your company is compliant.
Fair Employment (MA General Laws CH. 151B 7) The Massachusetts Complete Labor Law Poster allows you to post key information regarding fair employment. Be advised that it's your legal obligation to provide this information in a workplace common area.
Workers Compensation (MA General Laws CH. 152 21) You're required under MA General Laws CH. 152 21 to post information regarding your Workers' Compensation plan, including name of insurer, policy number, and other key details. The Massachusetts Complete Labor Law Poster allows you to clearly post this information in a conspicuous location.
Maternity Leave Act (MA General Laws CH. 149 105D) You must allow employees to access benefits and rights set forth under the Maternity Leave Act. The Massachusetts Complete Labor Law Poster provides a summary of employee rights and protections.
Sexual Harassment (MA General Laws CH. 151B, 3A) The Massachusetts Complete Labor Law Poster assures employees that you will abide by your legal obligation to promote a workplace free of sexual harassment.
Massachusetts No Smoking Poster Smoking is prohibited in the workplace. The Massachusetts Complete Labor Law Poster clearly informs all employees and visitors of this law.
Parental Leave Act Your employees have certain legal rights under the Parental Leave Act. The Massachusetts Complete Labor Law Poster informs them of their rights and protections, and assures them that your company is in compliance with 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.