Mississippi Updates Workers’ Compensation Poster

Mississippi has revised their Workers’ Compensation labor law poster to properly display new information that has been added by the Senate Bill 2576′s passing in state legislature. These changes are largely clarifications to Workers’ Compensation but contain a variety of updates which are available in the poster itself.

The revisions are set to be effective beginning from July 1, 2012, and is not retroactive.

Oklahoma’s New Unemployment Poster

Oklahoma has created a new, mandatory Notice to Workers labor law poster which includes information regarding unemployment insurance benefits offered by the Employment Security Commission. This notice is largely targeted at workers who find themselves jobless, or lacking a full-time job.

A booklet detailing the procedure for receiving these benefits is also available in offices or websites that are listed on the new poster.

Utah Adds to Their Unemployment Insurance Poster

Utah has added some new information to their mandatory Unemployment Insurance labor law poster, designed, of course, to help anyone looking for help.

Utah’s new Employment Center in Lehi has been included in the poster’s list of locations where unemployed workers can find programs wholly focused on helping them find job opportunities. The list also saw a change of two phone numbers to contact other centers.

Additionally, a new website address is now available within the poster for those seeking assistance in finding no fee employment using Utah’s Department of Workforce Services.

District of Columbia’s Equal Employment Opportunity Poster Updated

Our esteemed capital, the District of Columbia, has added to their mandatory Equal Employment Opportunity labor law poster four new categories which may no longer be grounds for discrimination.

The new categories are: familial status, source of income, place of residence and/or business, and current status as a victim of intrafamily offense.

Under the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, discrimination against anyone who falls into these criterion is now strictly prohibited.



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Labor law posters benefit both the employees and the employers of any organization. Employees, assured and confident of their rights while in the office, work effectively in the organization, thus contributing to the growth of the business, which in turn is the main goal of the employers. It is a step towards a healthy corporate environment.

The International Labor Organization in conjunction with the state governments works against the exploitation of the business firm in their labor management. In many cases, employees who in workplaces that lack the proper display of authorized state law posters can become exploited by the employers in matters of wages, work time, overtime policies, and leave policies. As the government has taken a firm position for displaying federal labor law posters by legal laws and the same is informed to all US business owners.

OSHA posters are mandatory posters for every business firm having two or more employees. The employers should display these posters in perfect view of their employees to refer, like the break room or main entrance. These posters are scripts in simple language, including information of all the fundamental rights, the rules and regulations of an employee.
The rights to minimum wage, the leave policies, the overtime policy, the working hours, the insurance policy, uniformity of employment and other valuable guidance are in these posters. State labor law posters are state specific so the company must provide the state laws in the poster as well. There are safety posters, too, which help educate the workers on safety issues. The US department of Labor helps in getting all this information out to the countries working force. The website guides on the posters which need to be displayed and these can be easily downloaded from the websites and printed in normal paper and displayed for employees. For any problem, employers can refer to the government agencies for detail information on these posters. However it must be noted that the Federal and State laws are under regular amendments. Employers therefore need to keep a constant eye on the revisions so that the correct poster can be displayed.  It is a government rule to display these posters, and violating these mandates can cause the employer significant cash fines and penalties.  For additional information, visit http://www.complianceassistance.us/ to learn more.