Wyoming Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in Wyoming 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 Wyoming

Date
Poster/Update
  • 09/2018

    Workers' Compensation-Rewording to clarify who must opt in to the Workers Compensation coverage and who can choose to opt in to the coverage.

  • 01/2018

    -New posting requirement for the state of Wyoming.

  • 01/2018

    Workers' Rights-New posting requirement for the state of Wyoming.

  • 01/2018

    Wyoming OSHA - Health and Safety Protection-Updated with new penalty rates and new revision date.

  • 01/2017

    Wyoming OSHA - Health and Safety Protection-Updated with new penalty amounts for workplace violations and new information on employee workplace safety rights.

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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Wyoming Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Workers' Compensation (WY Statutes, 27-14-507) Wyoming Complete Labor Law Poster displays mandatory information regarding your employees' rights and benefits related to Workers' Compensation. Post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Unemployment Insurance (WY Statutes, 27-3-401(b)) You must inform your employees about laws related to Unemployment Insurance. The Wyoming Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information in a clear, easy-to-read format.
  • Minimum Wage (WY Statutes, 27-4-1019(a)) Your employees have a legal right to access information regarding minimum wage laws in Wyoming. The Wyoming Complete Labor Law Poster conveys this information so that your employees are informed, and your company is compliant.
  • Health and Safety Protection on the Job (WY Statutes, 27-11) Your employees have the right under Wyoming law to access Health and Safety Protection on the Job notices. The Wyoming Complete Labor Law Poster displays these notices in an accurate and complete manner.
  • Discrimination is Against the Law (WY Statutes, 27-9-106) The Wyoming Complete Labor Law Poster displays legally-required information regarding anti-discrimination practices in the workplace. Simply post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Child Labor Law Minors in the workplace must be notified of their rights and protections under Wyoming law. The Wyoming Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information. 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.
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Minimum Wage Rates in Wyoming in 2020:

Wyoming’s minimum wage is currently $7.25 per hour. This rate will remain the same through 2020.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of Wyoming

  • Wage & Hour - (307) 777-7672
  • OSHA - (307) 777-7786
  • Workers' Compensation - (307) 777-7159
  • Unemployment Insurance - (307) 235-3264
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