You created a business plan, secured a loan, leased a building, got all the necessary equipment, and hired employees. You’re all ready to open your doors for business, but do you have the required labor law posters? That’s right, there are certain posters that must be hung in a visible place, like a break room or locker room.
So which posters are required in Massachusetts? Below is the required list of posters and the agency responsible for overseeing that the law covers each. Please note, however, that this list may not include all employer posting requirements in Massachusetts.
- Massachusetts Wage and Hour Laws - Office of the Attorney General
- Fair Employment Law - Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
- Maternity Leave Act - Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
- Sexual Harassment - Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
- Information on Employees’ Unemployment Insurance Coverage - Department of Unemployment Insurance
- Notice to Employees - Department of Industrial Accidents
- Right to Know Workplace Notice - Department of Labor Standards
- Smoke Free Workplace - Department of Public Health
Don’t forget federal requirements! Please visit the United States Department of Labor to comply with the federal poster requirements, and visit FirstStep Poster Advisor to determine which federal posters your workplace needs.
If you have any further questions regarding the posters that your business needs to display, please speak to an employment law lawyer.