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All New York businesses with at least one employee are required to display certain notices advising employees of their rights in the workplace. These mandatory federal and state labor law posters must appear in conspicuous places accessible to all employees. Labor laws change frequently, and it is the employer’s responsibility to make sure posters are up-to-date.

Free Labor Law Posters vs. Professional Ones

Well, they’re free – which is a pretty big deal. If you have a small budget then being able to download and print labor law posters at no cost, is significant. For ultimate convenience, we’ve made each workplace poster available as one PDF file that can be downloaded for free right from our site – so you can avoid the hassle of dealing with government websites altogether. We must be honest, there can be some drawbacks to relying on free printable labor law posters. Unfortunately, government websites are not always reliable. Broken links and outdated information is not uncommon. What’s more, if you decide to print labor law posters from these free government sources, you’ll also need to be diligent in regularly checking for updates and new requirements as labor laws change are inevitable.

TopicStatute Poster Source
Construction Industry Fair Play ActNew York State Labor LawConstruction industry employers must post a notice about the Fair Play Act on the job site. Workers must be able to see and access the posting.Construction Industry Fair Play Act
Criminal Convictions RecordsNew York State Labor LawUse of correctional records for employment. As of February 1, 2009, employers must post a copy of Article 23-A of the correction law relating to the employment of people with a criminal conviction. Workers must be able to see and access the posting.Download a copy of Article 23-A
DiscriminationNew York State Human Rights Law (Executive Law, Article 15)Discrimination based on Race, Creed, Age, Color, Disability, National Origin, Sex or Marital Status is Prohibited... (in English and Spanish)New York State Division of Human Rights

Minimum WageNew York State Labor LawAttention Employees Minimum Wage Information
Every employer engaged in the sale or service of food or beverages must post BOTH of the following:
LS 605 - Deductions from Wages (Section 193 of the NYS Labor Law).
LS 204 Tip Appropriation (Section 196-d of the NYS Labor Law).
New York State Department of Labor, Division of Labor Standards
Minimum Wage poster
Safety & Health*New York State Labor LawJob Safety & Health Protection
Same as federal requirement.
Public employers must post You have a right to know!
New York State Department of Labor, Division of Safety & Health Public Employees Job Safety & Health Protection Poster
Public Work / Prevailing Wage Rates

New York State Labor Law Article 8

The current Prevailing Rate Schedule must be:
Posted on the site of the public work project where workers can see and access it
Encased in, or made of, weatherproof materials
Titled "PREVAILING RATE OF WAGES" in letters at least  2" x 2"
Department of Jurisdiction (Contracting Agency)
Public Work ProjectNew York State Labor Law Article 8 NYS Labor Law requires contractors and subcontractors to post a notice that includes:
The telephone number and address for the Department of Labor
A statement informing laborers, workers or mechanics of their right to contact the Department of Labor if he/she is not receiving the proper prevailing rate of wages and/or supplements for his/her particular job classification.

They must post this notice at the start of every public work contract on each job site. 
New York State Department of Labor, Bureau of Public Work
Unemployment InsuranceNew York State Unemployment Insurance LawNotice to Employees (IA 133)New York State Department of Registration Subsection State Office Building Campus Albany, NY 12240-0339
Phone: (518) 485-8589
Workers' Compensation and Disability BenefitsNew York State Workers' Compensation LawNotice of Compliance (White) for Workers' Compensation
Notice of Compliance (Blue) For Disability Benefits
Supplied by employer's insurance carrier.
SmokingNew York State Clean Indoor Air ActEmployers must post No Smoking signs or the international No Smoking symbol in every place where the act prohibits or restricts smoking.For more information on the Clean Indoor Air Act call 402-7600 or 1-800-458-1158 X27600.

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Where can I download free New York Labor Law Posters?

There are limited sources where you can download required labor law posters free of charge. Two of them are federal and state agencies. However most of the state websites are not user friendly and confusing. All mandatory, industry related and recommended posters can be conveniently downloaded on this page. Downloaded labor law posters meet an employer’s legal obligation.

What Labor Law Posters are required for my business in New York State?

In New York, all employers must meet workplace posting obligations.
The New York State Department of Labor requires New York employers to display specific minimum wages in addition to the New York state poster.

Potential Penalties for Failure to Comply

Costly fines are the penalty for failing to display the proper labor law posters. Each infraction carries its own penalty price tag. For example, on the Federal level, the maximum penalty for violating the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) posting requirement is $12,675. On the State level, failure to display the Cal/OSHA safety and health protection poster carries a $7,000 fine.
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