State Labor Laws

Mandatory Change to Maryland’s Equal Pay for Equal Work

  • 12th October 2016

Equal Pay for Equal Work

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation has updated the Equal Pay for Equal Work notice. Gender Identity has been given a definition and is now considered a protected class for the Labor and Employment Article Title 3, Subtitle 3. The definition for “less favorable employment opportunities” has been expanded along with the sections regarding Effect of Requirement, Copies and Posting of Subtitle, Subsection Action by Employee, and the Subsection Limitations Period. A new section for what an employer is excluded from doing has been added to the notice along with a new section regarding Enforcement. Lastly, the revision date of the notice is 9/2016.

Effective Date: 9/1/2016

The Osha4less.com Maryland All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required posting.

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Mandatory Change to Ohio’s Minimum Wage Notice

  • 11th October 2016

Minimum Wage

The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Industrial Compliance has updated the Minimum Wage notice. Beginning January 1, 2017, the minimum wage will be $8.15. The minimum wage rate for tipped employees will be $4.08. Employers who gross $299,000 shall pay their employees no less than the current federal minimum wage rate. Lastly, the new revision date of the notice is 9/30/2016.

Effective Date: 1/1/2017

The Osha4less.com Ohio All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required postings.

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Mandatory Change to Virginia’s Job Safety and Health Protection

  • 7th October 2016

Job Safety and Health Protection

The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry has updated the Virginia Job Safety and Health Protection notice. The Discrimination section of the notice has been revised to reflect that it is illegal for an employer to retaliate against an employee for raising a safety or health concern with the employer or VOSH, or reporting a work-related injury or illness is illegal.

Effective Date: 11/1/2016

The Osha4less.com Virginia All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required postings.

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Mandatory Change to Wyoming’s Health and Safety Protection on the Job Notice

  • 28th September 2016

Health and Safety Protection on the Job

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has updated the Health and Safety Protection on the Job notice. Penalties for serious violations and optional penalties for non-serious violations are now $12,471. Additionally, any employer who willfully and knowingly violates the Wyoming Occupational Health and Safety Act, upon conviction, is to be assessed penalties of not more than $124,709 for each violation. Lastly, employers must post OSHA citations at or near the place of the alleged violations for a minimum of 3 days or until all citations are abated.

Effective Date: 8/26/2016

The Osha4less.com Wyoming All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required postings.

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New Mandatory Pregnancy Accomodation Notice for Utah

  • 28th September 2016

Pregnancy and Related Conditions

The Utah Labor Commission has released a new Pregnancy and Related Conditions notice. Under the Utah Antidiscrimination Act, employers are required to make reasonable accommodations for an employee for pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, or a related condition, upon the employees request. An employer cannot require and employee to end the employment if a reasonable accommodation may be given, or deny employment opportunities to the employee if the denial is based on the need to make a reasonable accommodation unless the employer can show that the reasonable accommodation is an undue hardship. Employers may require an employee seeking reasonable accommodation to provide a medical certification. Employers may not require an employee to obtain a certification from the employee’s health care provider for more frequent restroom, food, or water breaks. Lastly, a phone number and email address have been provided on the notice to receive more information.

Effective Date: 5/10/2016

The Osha4less.com Utah All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required postings.

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Mandatory Change to New Jersey’s Family Leave Act

  • 26th September 2016

Family Leave Act

The New Jersey Office of the Attorney General has updated the Family Leave Act Notice. Family Leave Act regulations are now applicable to government entities regardless of the number of employees. Additionally, leave may now be taken for a step-parent or parent-in-law. The notice is newly formatted with a revision date of 9-6-2016.

Effective Date: 9/6/2016

The Osha4less.com New Jersey All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required postings.

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Recommended Change to Ohio’s Unemployment Insurance Notice

  • 7th September 2016

Unemployment Insurance

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has updated the Unemployment Insurance notice. Formerly known as Unemployment Compensation, the updated notice has changed the name from the center for unemployment to “OhioMeansJobs Center.”

Effective Date: 5/1/2016

The Osha4less.com Ohio All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required postings.

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Mandatory Change to Maryland Minimum Wage Notice

  • 15th August 2016

Minimum Wage

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has updated the Minimum Wage and Overtime Law notice. Previous minimum wage rates and their corresponding effective dates have been removed to now only list rates for the years 2016-2018. New minimum wage rates and effective dates have been updated for Montgomery County and Prince Georges’ County. Lastly, the revision date of the notice is 8/2016.

Effective Date: 8/1/2016

The Osha4less.com Maryland All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required postings.

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