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Employers in California are required to display certain posters in the workplace to inform employees of their rights and protections under state and federal labor laws. Employers who fail to post required up to date California labor law posters may be subject to enforcement action by the California Labor Commissioner. These posters must be displayed in a conspicuous location where all employees can easily see them.
Labor laws change frequently, and it is the employer’s responsibility to make sure posters are up-to-date.

California’s Minimum Wage to Increase to $16 per hour in January 2024

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Who Must Post

Notice of Inspection by Immigration Agencies

Pursuant to Labor Code section 90.2(a), employers are required to provide notice to employees of any inspection of I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification forms or other employment records by an immigration agency by posting a notice within 72 hours of receiving the notification of inspection. See also AB 450, which prohibits unfair immigration-related practices against a person exercising specified rights.
Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC)
IWC wage orders regulate wages, hours and working conditions and are numbered by industry or occupation group.All employers
Minimum wage (state)
Sets forth California's minimum wage. All employers
Paid sick leave
Provides information about paid sick leave entitlement and usage.
Assembly Bill 1522
Payday notice
Must specify the regular paydays and the time and place of payment. An employer-developed notice is permitted.
Labor Code section 207
All employers
Safety and health protection on the job
Contains pertinent information regarding safety rules and regulations.
All employers
Emergency phone numbers
Lists emergency responders' phone numbers.
Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Construction Safety Orders section 1512 (e)
All employers
Access to medical and exposure records
Provides information about rights of employees working with hazardous/toxic substances. All employers using hazardous or toxic substances
Notice to employees - Injuries caused by work
Advises employees of workers' compensation benefits.
All employers
Notice of workers' compensation carrierStates the name of the employer's current compensation insurance carrier, or the fact that the employer is self-insured. All employers
Whistleblower protections
Must be prominently displayed in lettering larger than size 14 type and include a list of employee rights and responsibilities under the whistleblower laws.All employers
No smoking signageSignage must be posted designating where smoking is prohibited/permitted in a place of employment.
All employers
Log and summary of occupational injuriesForm 300 is for logging recordable injuriesEmployers with 11 or more employees in the previous year
Farm labor contractor statement of pay ratesReference DLSE poster 445. Must be displayed prominently where work is to be performed and on all vehicles used by the licensee for transportation of employees.
Farm labor contractors licensed by the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE)
Prevailing wage rate determinations
The body awarding any contract for public work or otherwise undertaking any public work shall cause a copy of the prevailing wage determination for each craft, classification or type of worker needed to execute the contract to be posted at each job site.Public works awarding bodies and contractors
California law prohibits workplace discrimination and harassmentFair Employment and Housing Act, Government Code section 12900 et seq.All employers
Transgender Rights in the Workplaceair Employment and Housing Act, Government Code section 12900 et seq.All employers
Unemployment insurance NoticeAdvises employees of potential unemployment insurance, disability insurance and paid family leave insurance benefitsAll employers
Notice to employees: unemployment insurance benefitsInformation can be obtained from the EmploymentAll employers
Pregnancy disability leaveTitle 2, California Code of Regulations section 7291.16(d)Employers of 5 to 49 employees

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Here are some key points about California Labor Laws

  1. Minimum wage: California’s minimum wage is currently $15.00 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees, and $14.00 per hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees. Some cities in California have enacted higher minimum wage rates.
  2. Overtime pay: California law requires employers to pay overtime (time-and-a-half) to non-exempt employees who work more than 8 hours in a workday, more than 40 hours in a workweek, or the first 8 hours worked on the seventh consecutive day of work in a workweek. Double-time pay is required for hours worked beyond 12 hours in a workday or beyond 8 hours on the seventh consecutive day of work in a workweek.
  3. Meal and rest breaks: California law requires employers to provide non-exempt employees with a 30-minute meal break for every 5 hours worked, and a 10-minute rest break for every 4 hours worked.
  4. At-will employment: California is an at-will employment state, which means that employers can terminate employees at any time and for any reason (except for reasons that are prohibited by law).
  5. Discrimination and harassment: California law prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and other protected categories. California also has laws prohibiting sexual harassment and other forms of harassment in the workplace.
  6. Workers’ compensation: California requires most employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance to cover employees who are injured on the job.
  7. Paid sick leave: California law requires employers to provide most employees with paid sick leave.

Where can I download free California 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 states 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.