All businesses with employees in North Carolina 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 North Carolina
North Carolina Minimum Wage / OSHA-Revised to change the requirement of employers to notify employees of any reduction in rate from 24 hours to one pay period prior to the change. *2022 Poster is shipping now.
North Carolina Minimum Wage / OSHA-Revised to include new outlines about who is protected from retaliation as well as more information on how to file a retaliation complaint.
North Carolina Minimum Wage / OSHA-Update made to Right-to-Work Laws.
North Carolina Minimum Wage / OSHA-Update made to Unemployment Insurance and N.C. Workers Compensation Notice to Injured Workers and Employers (Form 17).
Workers' Compensation-Updated content to reflect employee/employer rights.
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-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes text regarding nursing mothers and overtime rules.
Wyoming Minimum Wage-The federal minimum wage reflects $7.25.
EEOC Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal-
North Carolina Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:
Wage and Hour (NEW) (NC General Statutes, 95-25.13) In North Carolina, you are required by state law to post information regarding wages and hours. The North Carolina Complete Labor Law Poster lets you display this information clearly and conveniently. Simply post it in a conspicuous location.
Workers Compensation (NC General Statutes, 97-93(e))Your company must post information regarding Workers Compensation, and the rights and benefits that your employees are entitled to under the North Carolina Workers Compensation Act. The North Carolina Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information so that all employees can review it as necessary.
Safety and Health Protection on the Job (NC General Statutes, 95-143(b))Keeping your workplace safe is mandatory, and part of that commitment is by providing clear information regarding safety and health protection on the job. The North Carolina Complete Labor Law Poster provides this information in an accurate and easy-to-read poster.
Unemployment Insurance (NC Employment Security Commission) Your employees have the legal right to access information regarding their unemployment insurance benefits. The North Carolina Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information on your behalf. Simply post it in a conspicuous location.
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.
IRS Withholding Notice Federal law requires that you withhold employee pay per IRS requirements. You must inform employees of this IRS withholding notice. Ensure that the information is displayed clearly, accurately and in a conspicuous location.
Anti-Discrimination Notice Discrimination in the workplace is against federal law and subject to severe penalties. You must inform employees of their rights, obligations and protections to work in, and maintain, a discrimination-free workplace.
Payday Notice Enter the name of the company, frequency of payment, and the name of the person who will handle inquiries regarding paydays and their title.