New York Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in New York 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 New York

Date
Poster/Update
  • 04/2020

    Right to Vote-Completely reworded with new information on how long employees have to vote as well as a new revision date.

  • 12/2019

    New York Minimum Wage-Revised with new $11.80 per hour minimum wage effective from December 31, 2019 to December 30, 2020.

  • 05/2019

    Right to Vote-Completely revised poster outlining the benefits that an employee has on election days.

  • 12/2018

    New York Minimum Wage-Revised with new 2019 minimum wages and new revision date.

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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New York Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Minimum Wage Act (NY State Labor Law, 661)You must provide all employees with information regarding the Minimum Wage Act. The Complete New York Labor Law Posters display this information in a full-color, easy to read format.
  • Workers Compensation (NY State Workers Compensation Law, 51)The Complete New York Labor Law Posters fulfill your legal obligation to post, in a conspicuous location, information related to Workers' Compensation rights, benefits and obligations.
  • Unemployment Insurance (Regulations of the Industrial Commissioner, 472.2)You must provide information to all employees regarding their rights and obligations with respect to unemployment insurance. The Complete New York Labor Law Posters display this information clearly.
  • Clean Indoor Air Act (NY State Public Health Law Art. 13-E, 1399-p)You must maintain a smoke free environment, and post notices regarding the no smoking policy in your workplace. The Complete New York Labor Law Posters display this notice for all employees and visitors to see and follow.
  • Employment of Minors (NY Labor Law Art. 4 144) When employing minors, you must display information pertaining to the hours that they can legally work. The New York Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information. Post it in a conspicuous location.
  • Toxic Substances (NY Labor Law Art. 28 876)You must provide notices regarding toxic substances at work, so that your employees remain informed and safe. The New York Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information on your behalf, so that your employees are informed, and your company is compliant.
  • Payment of Wages (NY Labor Law Art. 6 I95) You must post your policies regarding sick leave, vacation, personal leave, holidays and hours. The New York Complete Labor Law Poster displays this notification so all employees and management can review as necessary.
  • Safety and Health Protection on the JobThe New York Complete Labor Law Poster informs all employees of their rights to safety and health protection on the job.
  • Disability BenefitsThe New York Complete Labor Law Poster displays notices regarding disability benefits. You must post this information in a conspicuous location. Discrimination Notice You must maintain a workplace free of discrimination, and post notices to this effect. The New York Complete Labor Law Poster conveys this information in a clear, easy-to-read manner.
  • Time Off to Vote NoticeYou must provide employees with time off to vote if necessary. The New York Complete Labor Law Poster affirms you commitment to the law and reminds employees of their rights.
  • Fringe Benefits NoticeYou must provide information to employees regarding fringe benefits. The New York Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information.
  • New York No Smoking Poster You must maintain a non-smoking workplace. The New York Complete Labor Law Poster reminds employees and visitors of your smoke-free policy.
  • Blood Donation Leave You must provide notices informing employees of their rights to leave work in order to donate blood. The New York Complete Labor Law Poster displays this notice.
  • New York Correction LawIt is unlawful to discriminate against persons convicted of criminal offenses, and you must post a notice to this effect. The New York Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information clearly.
  • Right of Nursing Mother's to Express Breast MilkAffected employees have the right to unpaid break time in order to express breast milk, and you must post a notice to this effect. The New York Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information.
  • 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 New York in 2020:

The minimum wage in New York, as of December 31, 2019, is $11.80 per hour.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of New York

  • Wage & Hour - (513) 457-2730
  • OSHA - (800) 321-6742
  • Workers' Compensation - (877) 632-4996
  • Unemployment Insurance - (800) 829-3676
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