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Employment posters assist employers in complying with Federal and State regulations. Select your state to view the required state and federal posters. Determining which posters apply to your specific business will depend on several factors: the number of employees, the location and nature of the business, type of workers, etc. It is important that employers display all posters applicable to their particular business because failure to do so may result in penalties or fines.

Select posters are available for printing in the Free Posters and Notices section. All posters will be fully accessible to print upon your paid subscription. In addition to the free printable posters that are included in your subscription, we also offer laminated all-in-one combination posters at special discounted rates for members.

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OHIO AND FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT POSTERS
Posters required by all employers

  • Ohio Minimum Wage

Ohio minimum wage. Ohio law requires that the state’s minimum wage be adjusted on January 1 of each year based on the rate of inflation. All employers must post the Ohio minimum wage poster in the workplace and replace it each year to reflect annual adjustments in the minimum wage rate.

PDF Ohio Minimum Wage Notice (for 2018)

  • Ohio Unemployment Compensation - Notice to Employees

Information about unemployment compensation rights and how to apply.

PDF Unemployment Compensation Notice: English (revised 04/2017)

  • Ohio Workers' Compensation Notice of Coverage

Insured Employers: Employers who are enrolled in the state fund through the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation must post their Certificate of Coverage in the workplace. The Certificate of Coverage can only be acquired by obtaining coverage. Once coverage is obtained, the employer receives a Certificate of Premium Payment that must be posted in the workplace as proof of coverage.

Self-insured employers: are required by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to post a notice to employees about Sections 4121.65 and 4123.84 of the Ohio Revised Code.

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For more information, please contact the BWC:

Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
William Green Building
30 West Spring Street
Columbus, OH 43215-2256
800-644-6292 (toll-free)


PDF Notice to Employees (self-insured employers only)

  • Ohio Workers' Compensation Notice of Rebuttable Presumption

Employers must post this notice to alert employees that they may not be eligible for workers' compensation benefits if they are injured while intoxicated or under the influence. The notice must be posted in the same location, and must be no smaller than, the workers' compensation certificate of coverage.

PDF Rebuttable Presumption Notice: English
PDF Rebuttable Presumption Notice: Spanish

  • Ohio Minor Labor Laws

Ohio Child Labor Laws.

PDF Minor Labor Laws Poster (revised 9/2016)

  • No Smoking Signs

All Ohio employers must post “No Smoking” signs in conspicuous places in every workplace, including at each entrance. The signs must be clearly legible and must contain a toll-free number for reporting violations.

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If the no smoking symbol (  ) is used, in accordance with ORC 3794.06A it must be printed in color.


PDF No Smoking Sign: Color
PDF No Smoking Sign: Black and White

  • Employee Rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Federal Minimum Wage, overtime, and child labor standards poster. Every employer covered by the minimum wage provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must display the poster in a conspicuous area of the workplace where employees can easily read it.

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The federal FLSA poster, “Employee Rights Under The Fair Labor Standards Act” explains that employees (nonexempt) must be paid at least the federal minimum wage rate, and overtime pay of at least 1 ½ times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek. Covered employers must post the notice in a conspicuous place in all of their establishments where it can be easily seen by employees.


PDF Color (English) (revised 7/2016)
PDF Color (Spanish) (revised 7/2016)
PDF Black and White (English) (revised 7/2016)
PDF Black and White (Spanish) (revised 7/2016)

  • Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law

Consolidated EEO poster—Every employer covered by the non-discrimination and EEO laws is required to post on its premises the EEO poster, "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

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Consolidated EEO poster—The notice must be posted prominently, where it can be readily seen by employees and applicants for employment. The notice provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of the laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).  The poster prints out on two 11" X 8.5" pages. Employers should combine the two pages, top and bottom, to form one poster for display in the workplace. 


PDF EEO POSTER: English (revised 11/09)
PDF EEO POSTER: Spanish (revised 11/09)

  • Federal OSHA Poster: Job Safety and Health—It's the Law!

Employers covered by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act must post the "Job Safety and Health—It's the Law!" poster (OSHA 3165).

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The federal OSHA poster is available in two sizes: 12.75 x 17.75 inches (large format) and 8.5 x 14 inches (legal-size paper).  If your office printer will not print the larger-sized poster, we recommend printing the smaller version which will print on legal size paper and meets the OSHA size requirements. OSHA has stated that previous versions of the poster are still useable.

Size & Font Requirements: Federal law requires that reproductions or facsimiles of OSHA 3165 must be—at least—8.5 x 14 inches with 10-point type.  When downloading/printing the poster, it will automatically resize and print to 8.5 x 11.  To prevent this from occurring, when printing the poster you must manually adjust your printer properties settings to 8.5 x 14 and use legal size paper.  If you print OSHA 3165 on 8.5 x 11 paper, you will not be in compliance with OSHA regulations.

Note: if you have trouble viewing or downloading this poster: make sure you have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.


PDF Federal OSHA Poster 3165: English 12.75 x 17.75 (revised 4/2015)
PDF Federal OSHA Poster 3165: Spanish 12.75 x 17.75 (revised 4/2015)
PDF Federal OSHA Poster 3165: English 8.5 x 14 (revised 4/2015)
PDF Federal OSHA Poster 3165: Spanish 8.5 x 14 (revised 4/2015)

  • Your Rights Under USERRA

All employers must post a notice in the workplace informing employees of their rights under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).

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Employers may provide the notice by posting it in an area of the workplace where employer notices are customarily placed, by mailing it, or by distributing it via electronic mail. There is no size requirement for the poster.


PDF USERRA Poster: English (revised 04/2017)
PDF USERRA Poster: Spanish (revised 10/08)

  • Notice of Protection (EPPA)

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)—Every employer subject to the Act shall post, and keep posted, on its premises a notice explaining the EPPA.

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The dimensions of the EPPA poster, dated July 2016, is 11” x 17” which is the mandatory size for this posting. 


PDF EPPA Poster: English (revised 7/2016 version)
PDF EPPA Poster: Spanish (revised 7/2016)

Posters required by employers with 50 or more employees

  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

All covered employers are required to display a poster summarizing the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The poster must be displayed at all locations even if there are no eligible employees. Where an employer's workforce is comprised of a significant portion of workers who are not literate in English, the employer is responsible for posting the notice in a language in which the workers are literate.

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Print Options: The FMLA poster is available for printing in two sizes: 11 x 17 or 8.5 x 14. If your printer is not capable of printing the FMLA poster in the larger format (11 x 17), use the smaller poster option (8.5 x 14 size) that will print on legal-size paper. You must manually adjust your printer settings to print on 8.5 x 14 paper.   

Written Notice: in addition to the above poster, employers must provide a written copy of this general notice to employees by either including it in an employee handbook or distributing a copy of the notice to each new employee upon hiring.


PDF FMLA POSTER (11"x14"): English (revised 2/2013) (legal size paper)
PDF FMLA POSTER (11"x14"): Spanish (revised 2/2013) (legal size paper)
PDF FMLA POSTER (11"x17" large format): English (revised 4/2016)
PDF FMLA POSTER (11"x17" large format): Spanish (revised 4/2016)

Posters required by employers with government contracts

  • E-Verify and Right to Work Posters

Federal contractors that are awarded a new contract after September 8, 2009, for $100,000 or more (or subcontracts exceeding $3,000) with a performance period of 120 days or more are required to use the online E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of their workers. Contractors are required under the rules of the program to post the E-Verify Poster and the Right to Work Poster.

PDF E-Verify: English (revised 11/2013)
PDF E-Verify: Spanish (revised 11/2013)
PDF Right to Work: English (revised 11/2013)
PDF Right to Work: Spanish (revised 11/2013)

  • Minimum Wage Poster for Federal Contractors

Executive Order 13658 establishes a new minimum wage for federal contractors. The Executive Order (EO) requires that parties who contract with the Federal Government pay workers a specified minimum wage for performing work on or in connection with covered Federal contracts issued on or after January 1, 2015.

PDF Federal Minimum Wage for Contractors (2018)

  • Paid Sick Leave Poster for Federal Contractors

Executive Order 13706 establishes paid sick leave for federal contractors. The Executive Order (EO) requires that parties who contract with the federal government provide their employees with up to seven days of paid sick leave annually, including paid leave allowing for family care, beginning with contracts awarded on or after January 1, 2017.

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What contracts are covered by EO 13706?

The requirements of the EO apply only to certain categories of contracts with the Federal Government, and only to contracts that are “new” on or after January 1, 2017. The categories of covered contracts are identical to those covered by the Final Rule implementing EO 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors (Minimum Wage EO), except that the Final Rule implementing EO 13706 applies to certain contracts with the U.S. Postal Service.

Under the EO and Final Rule, the paid sick leave requirements apply to a new contract that is: (1) a procurement contract for construction covered by the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA); (2) a contract for services covered by the Service Contract Act (SCA); (3) a contract for concessions, including any concessions contract excluded from coverage under the SCA by Department of Labor regulations at 29 CFR 4.133(b); or (4) a contract in connection with Federal property or lands and related to offering services for Federal employees, their dependents, or the general public. The regulations do not apply to contracts for the manufacturing or furnishing of materials, supplies, articles, or equipment to the Federal Government that are subject to the Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act.

The Final Rule only applies to contracts, or portions of contracts, with the Federal Government performed within the United States (defined as the 50 States and the District of Columbia).

source: DOL


PDF Federal Contractors Paid Sick Leave Poster

  • Notice to Employees - Davis—Bacon Act

Davis–Bacon Act; for those employers with public construction contracts in excess of $2,000.

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The older version of the poster is formatted to print on two 8.5" x 11" pages, and must be taped together to form one 11" x 17" poster. The April 2009 version a large format poster and is formatted to print at 11"x17" (as one large poster, 1 page). If your printer will not print the large format poster, use the older version and tape the two pages together.


PDF Davis-Bacon Poster: English (2 pages)
PDF Davis-Bacon Poster: Spanish (2 pages)
PDF Davis-Bacon Poster: English (revised 4/2009)
PDF Davis-Bacon Poster: Spanish (revised 4/2009)

  • Notice to Employees Working on Government Contracts

Employers who perform work covered by the Walsh–Healy Public Contract Act (PCA) [for those engaged in government contracts in excess of $10,000] or the McNamara–O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) [for employers engaged in contracts with the U.S. or the District of Columbia in excess of $2,500 and subject to the Act] are required to post notice of compensation required (including, for service contracts, any applicable wage determination) in a prominent and accessible location at the worksite where it may be seen by all employees performing on the contract.

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The poster is two pages that must be taped or pasted together to form an 11 x 17 inch poster.


PDF Notice to Employees: English (Revised 4/2009)
PDF Notice to Employees: Spanish (Revised 4/2009)

  • Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act

Pursuant to Executive Order 13496, beginning on June 21, 2010, Federal contractors and subcontractors must notify employees about their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Posting requirement applies to federal contractors with contracts of $100,000 and subcontracts of $10,000 or more.

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Size requirement: The size of the poster must be 11x17 inches or larger.
Since most printers cannot print 11x17 inch documents, this poster is in the 8.5x11 inch, two-page format. When printing, please ensure that the Page Scaling box reads: Scale to Printer Margins and you have checked the Auto-Rotate and Center box. The poster will print two 8.5x11 inch landscape pages that must be taped or pasted together to form the 11x17 inch poster.


PDF Employee Rights Under the NLRA: English
PDF Employee Rights Under the NLRA: Spanish

Posters required by employers who use migrant and seasonal agricultural workers

  • Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA)

Each farm labor contractor, agricultural employer and agricultural association that employs any migrant agricultural worker must post in the workplace a poster that explains the rights and protections for workers required under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA).

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NOTE:  This poster will print on two 8-1/2 x 11 pages, in English and Spanish.  The two printed pages must be taped or pasted together to form an 11 x 17-inch poster.


PDF MSPA Poster: English & Spanish

Posters required by employers of disabled workers paid at special minimum wages

  • Notice to Workers with Disabilities Paid at Special Minimum Wages

Employers that employ workers with disabilities under special minimum wage certificates authorized by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the McNamara–O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA), and/or the Walsh–Healey Public Contracts Act (PCA) are required to display a poster prescribed by the U.S. Department of Labor–Wage and Hour Division explaining the conditions under which special minimum wages may be paid.

PDF English (Revised 7/09)
PDF Spanish (Revised 3/08)

Posters required by Public Sector Employers Only

  • Ohio Public Employment Risk Reduction Program (PERRP)

Public-sector employers must post the PERRP notice "Safety and Health Protection on the Job - It’s The Law," to inform employees of their rights and responsibilities. The notice is formatted to print on 8 ½ x 14 (legal) size paper.

PDF PERRP Notice: English (revised 9/2014)

Miscellaneous posters

  • Prohibiting Firearms in the Workplace Notice

Ohio law allows private-sector employers to prohibit the presence of firearms inside the employer's property. Employers who wish to ban firearms in their businesses must post the no firearms poster in a conspicuous area. Effective March 19, 2017, employers may not prohibit employers with a concealed carry license from storing a firearm in their locked vehicle while on the employer's premises or parking lot.

PDF Notice Prohibiting Firearms in the Workplace

  • Hand Washing Posters

Hand washing posters for food service and restaurant employees.

PDF Wash Hands Before Returning to Work - English
PDF Wash Hands Before Returning to Work - multiple languages
PDF Wash Hands Before Returning to Work - Color - English and Spanish

ADDITIONAL POSTERS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOUR BUSINESS
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■   Employers that employ foreign agricultural workers

H-2A Poster

Businesses that employ H-2A workers are required to display the H-2A poster, "Employee Rights Under The H-2a Program."  The H-2A nonimmigrant worker visa program enables agricultural employers to employ foreign workers on a temporary basis to perform agricultural labor or services.

PDF PDF H-2A Poster: English (revised 4/2012)
PDF PDF H-2A Poster: Spanish (revised 4/2012)

MANDATORY WRITTEN NOTICES TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO EMPLOYEES
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■   All Employers

> Children's Health Insurance Program Notice

Employers that live in states that offer premium assistance under state Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) must provide a model notice to inform employees of potential opportunities available for premium assistance.  The notice is required under the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA), and must be provided annually to employees on the first day of each plan year.

PDF • CHIPRA Notice: English (expires 12/31/2019)
PDF • CHIPRA Notice: Spanish (expires 12/31/2019)

> Affordable Care Act (Health Care) Model Notices

■   Employers With 50 or More Employees

> Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Notice

In addition to displaying the FMLA poster in the workplace, employers must provide a written copy of this general notice to employees by either including it in an employee handbook or distributing a copy of the notice to each new employee upon hiring.  NOTE: the 2013 version of the FMLA poster is printer friendly and still valid for use.

PDF • FMLA Notice: English (revised 2/2013)
PDF • FMLA Notice: Spanish (revised 2/2013)



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