All Washington 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.
What Labor Law Posters are required for my business in Washington?
Workplace posters are important because they inform workers and employers of their rights and responsibilities. If you’re an employer, posting required posters is a legal requirement. Washington State Department requires to display the following labor law posters:
- Job Safety and Health Law
- Notice to Employees – If a Job Injury Occurs
- Your Rights as a Worker
Where can I download free Washington 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.
Should You Buy New Labor Law Posters Every Year?
The frequency of Labor Laws varies by state. Employers must change posters when the State, Federal or OSHA agencies make legislative or regulatory changes. We itemize each state’s requirements to simplify business owners’ selection process when purchasing.
Is there a poster on the Washington minimum wage?
No. Minimum wage information is on the L&I website at www.Lni.wa.gov/WorkplaceRights/Wages/Minimum. There is a required federal minimum wage poster. Although Washington employers are required to display the federal poster, they are required to pay the higher Washington minimum wage.
I have a small office and one employee. Do I have to post the posters?
Yes. If you have a business location in Washington State and one or more employees works from that location, the law requires you to post the posters there, in a place where the employees can see and read them.
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