Missouri Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in Missouri 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 Missouri

Date
Poster/Update
  • 08/2021

    Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence Leave Time Allowed-New posting requirement for the State of Missouri.

  • 11/2020

    Missouri Minimum Wage-Revised with new $10.30 per hour minimum wage effective January 1, 2021.

  • 11/2020

    Unemployment Insurance-Revised with new contact information and a new revision date.

  • 11/2019

    Missouri Minimum Wage-Updating with new 2020 minimum wage rate of $9.45 per hour.

  • 08/2019

    Workers' Compensation-Revised with new wording on the steps to take when injured at work and other minor clarifications of language.

  • 11/2018

    Missouri Minimum Wage-Revised to include new 2019 minimum wage rate of $8.60, as well as a reworded section on employee rights and those exempt from the minimum wage law.

  • 02/2018

    Unemployment Insurance -Poster was completely redesigned with new sections to explain when and how to apply as well as how to properly classify workers in Missouri. In addition, a new e-mail address, fax number and revision date were added.

  • 12/2017

    Missouri Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect new 2018 minimum wage rate of $7.85 effective January 1, 2018.

  • 11/2016

    Missouri Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect new 2017 minimum wage rate of $7.70, effective January 1, 2017.

  • 11/2014

    Missouri Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect new 2015 minimum wage rate of $7.65 per hour, effective 1/1/2015.

  • 11/2013

    Missouri Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect new minimum wage of $7.50 in effect for 2014 and minor text changes.

  • 11/2012

    Missouri Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect new 2013 minimum wage of $7.35, which is an increase from 2012.

  • 07/2011

    Discrimination in Public Accommodations-Poster is now included separately due to size requirements

  • 07/2011

    Discrimination in Public Accommodations-Update made to images and content

  • 07/2011

    Discrimination in Employment-Update made to images and content

  • 05/2010

    Child Labor Laws-New content has been added to the poster

  • 01/2010

    Workers' Compensation-All poster content has been completely replaced with new content

  • 07/2009

    Missouri Minimum Wage-Reflects new minimum wage rate of $7.25 per hour effective July 24, 2009 Other changes have been made to content

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.

  • 05/2015

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

  • 07/2009

    Wyoming Minimum Wage-The federal minimum wage reflects $7.25.

  • 11/2009

    Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law (EEOC) - Includes GINA-Addition of Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) Regulation.

  • 11/2008

    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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Missouri Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Wages, Hours and Dismissal Rights (MO Revised Statutes 290.522) Under Missouri law, you must post information regarding wages, hours and dismissal rights. The full color, easy-to-read Complete Missouri Labor Law Posters clearly display this information, so that your employees are informed, and your company is compliant.
  • Notice To Workers Concerning Unemployment Benefits (8 CSR 10-3.070) The Complete Missouri Labor Law Posters provide required information to employees regarding their rights and obligations concerning unemployment benefits. This information must be posted in a conspicuous location.
  • Workers Compensation (MO Revised Statutes 287.127) In your workplace, you must post a notice that confirms that you are operating under and subject to the provisions of the Missouri workers compensation law. The Complete Missouri Labor Law Posters satisfy this legal posting requirement.
  • Discrimination in Employment (8 CSR 60-3.010(1)) Discrimination in the workplace is illegal. The Complete Missouri Labor Law Posters outline the employment standards that you will uphold per 8 CSR 60-3.010(1).
  • Discrimination in Housing It's illegal in Missouri for anyone to discriminate in housing. The Complete Missouri Labor Law Posters remind employees and management of this obligation, and provides a toll-free number for individuals to report potential breaches of this law.
  • Discrimination in Public Accommodations In Missouri, it's illegal to discriminate in public accommodations on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex or disability. The Missouri Complete Labor Law Poster confirms your compliance with the law, and provides a toll-free number for individuals to call and report potential breaches of the law.
  • Child Labor Law Minors are subject to work standards governing hours and conditions of work. The Missouri Complete Labor Law Poster lets you post, in a conspicuous location, the provisions related to this law. It also allows you to post the names of workers and their shifts.
  • 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 Missouri in 2020:

The minimum wage for Missouri is $9.45, as of January 1, 2020. 

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Important Phone Numbers: State of Missouri

  • Wage & Hour - (573) 751-3403
  • OSHA - (800) 321-6742
  • Workers' Compensation - (573) 751-4231
  • Unemployment Insurance - (573) 751-9040
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