South Carolina Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in South 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 South Carolina

Date
Poster/Update
  • 08/2020

    Discrimination-Revised with new logo, format and information on the Lactation Support Act.

  • 06/2018

    Discrimination-Complete redesign which includes pregnancy as a protected class, new ways to report discrimination and additional EEOC requirements for housing and public accommodations.

  • 06/2018

    Occupational Safety and Health Protection-Revised contact information to add a new phone number, e-mail and addresses for employers.

  • 09/2011

    Workers' Compensation-Updated Labor Law Abstract portion, new guidelines/requirements given on E-Verify.

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.

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South Carolina Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Payment of Wages and Child Labor (SC Code of Laws 41-10-30) You must post information for all employees to view regarding the payment of wages, and child labor laws. The South Carolina Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information clearly and in an easy-to-read format.
  • Safety and Health Protection on the Job (SC Code of Laws 41-15-90) The South Carolina Complete Labor Law Poster displays mandatory information regarding Safety and Health Protection on the job. Post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Workers Compensation (SCWC-LWCI CH. 13 III) You're legally required to inform all employees of their rights and obligations with respect to the Workers Compensation Act. The South Carolina Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information clearly and accurately.
  • Unemployment Insurance (SC Code of Laws 40-68-70) You're legally required to inform all employees of their rights and obligations with respect to the Unemployment Insurance. The South Carolina Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information so your employees are informed.
  • Employment Discrimination (SC Code of Laws 113-70) Discrimination in the workplace is against the law, and you must inform your employees of their right to work in a discrimination-free workplace. The South Carolina Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information on your behalf.
  • 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 South Carolina in 2020:

Currently, as of and prior to January 1, 2020, South Carolina does not have a state specific minimum wage. Instead, the state adheres to the Federal Minimum Wage of $7.25 per hour.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of South Carolina

  • Wage & Hour - (803) 896-4470
  • OSHA - (803) 896-7665
  • Workers' Compensation - (803) 737-5700
  • Unemployment Insurance - (803) 737-3075
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