Preventive Law for Employers
FLSA/Wage & Hour

Mid-Year Federal Poster Updates–Get Yours Now!

The US Department of Labor has announced 2 revisions to their posters.  Please be sure that you post the  July 2016 versions of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act poster,, and the Fair Labor Standards Act poster,  And do it right away–the new posters are mandatory as of August 1, 2106.

The EPPA notice has very minor revisions, but the new FLSA poster has substantive changes.  It advises that nursing mothers must be provided reasonable break time to express breast milk and a  private place to do so, other than a bathroom.  The  new poster also includes additional information about FLSA enforcement, and  the misclassificaion of employees as independent contractors.


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