Ohio Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in Ohio 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 Ohio

Date
Poster/Update
  • 10/2019

    Ohio Minimum Wage-Revised with new 2020 minimum wage and tipped minimum wage rates.

  • 09/2018

    Ohio Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect new 2019 minimum wage of $8.55 per hour and new governor name.

  • 09/2017

    Ohio Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect new 2018 minimum wage rate of $8.30 per hour.

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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Ohio Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Minimum Wage (NEW) (Ohio Revised Code, 4111.09) The Complete Ohio Labor Law Posters let you display mandatory information regarding minimum wage in the state. Post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Workers Compensation (Ohio Revised Code 4123.83) You're legally obligated under Ohio law to provide employees with Workers' Compensation information. The Complete Ohio Labor Law Posters display this information on your behalf.
  • Minor Labor Law (Ohio Revised Code 4109.08) Minors in the workplace are governed by the Minor Labor Law, and you're legally required to inform all employees of the provisions of this law. The Complete Ohio Labor Law Posters display this information in an accurate and easy-to-read format.
  • Fair Employment Practices (Ohio Revised Code 4112.07) In Ohio, all employers must abide by fair employment practices, and inform all employees of these practices. The Complete Ohio Labor Law Posters display this information.
  • Unemployment Insurance The Complete Ohio Labor Law Posters display mandatory information regarding unemployment insurance. Simply post it in a conspicuous location so that employees can review as required.
  • Rebuttable Insurance Notice Effective You're required by law to post information regarding Rebuttal Insurance protections guaranteed to all employees. The Complete Ohio Labor Law Posters display this notice.
  • Public Employee Risk Reduction - Ohio OSHA You must maintain a safe workplace, and inform employees of their rights and protections under the Ohio OSHA. The Ohio Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information clearly.
  • Ohio No Smoking Poster The Ohio Complete Labor Law Poster displays the mandatory "no smoking" sign.
  • 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 Ohio in 2020:

Nevada will have a state minimum wage of $8.70 effective January 1, 2020.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of Ohio

  • Wage & Hour - (614) 644-2239
  • OSHA - (800) 321-6742
  • Workers' Compensation - (800) 671-6858
  • Unemployment Insurance - (614) 466-2319
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