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Posters at the Workplace
Various laws require employers and Workforce Solutions offices to display certain posters at the workplace. Click on the following links to go directly to a specific poster or scroll down to see all posters in sequence.
Texas Payday Law
Workers' Compensation Program
Employer's Notification of Ombudsman Program to Employees
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
Fair Labor Standards Act
Employee Polygraph Act
Family Medical Leave Act
Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
It's the Law: Job Safety and Health
Equal Employment Opportunity Act and Americans with Disabilities Act
The Law in Texas
You Have the Right to Not Remain Silent
Texas Hazard Communication Act
Job Service Complaint System
Employer Workplace Required Posters
Employers include Local Workforce Development Boards and Workforce Solutions offices
Texas Workforce Commission
Texas Payday Law Poster - English (PDF)
Texas Payday Law Poster - Spanish (PDF)
This poster is required by the Texas Payday Law, Texas Labor Code, Chapter 61.
If a business is not liable under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, but as a Texas employer is subject to the Texas Payday Law, use the Texas Payday Law poster linked above, or request it at 1-800-832-9243 or (512) 475-2670.
If a business's employees are entitled to file for state unemployment benefits and are also covered by the Texas Payday Law request the poster that combines both laws:
Texas Unemployment Compensation Act and the Texas Payday Law
You can request posters online using Unemployment Tax Services. If you prefer, you can fax your request to (512) 936-3205. When faxing a request for posters, please include your Texas Workforce Commission Account Number, your address for mailing posters, and the number of posters you need printed in English and printed in Spanish (Spanish-language posters are not a requirement). You can also order posters by calling (512) 463-2747 or any TWC local tax office.
Texas Department of Insurance/Division of Workers' Compensation
Required: Workers' Compensation Posters (English and Spanish)
All employers are required to inform their employees whether or not they carry workers' compensation insurance coverage. Employers must provide this information by posting a written notice at their place of business. Refer to 28 TAC §110.101.
Employers of emergency medical service employees, paramedics, fire fighters, law enforcement officers, or correctional officers and state agencies must post a notice informing employees about requirements regarding work-related exposures to reportable communicable diseases and eligibility for workers' compensation benefits. Refer to 28 TAC §110.108.
There are also posting requirements for building or construction projects for governmental entities. Refer to 28 TAC §110.110.
Office of Injured Employee Counsel (OIEC)
Required: Employer's Notice of Ombudsman Program
All employers participating in the workers' compensation system must post notice of the OIEC Ombudsman Program. This notice must be posted in the personnel office, if the employer has a personnel office, and in the workplace where each employee is likely to see the notice on a regular basis. This notice is required by OIEC rule at
28 TAC §276.5.
U.S. Department of Labor - The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
Required: USERRA Poster (PDF)
USERRA protects the job rights of individuals who voluntarily or involuntarily leave employment positions to undertake military service.
USERRA also prohibits employers from discriminating against past and present members of the uniformed services, and uniformed services applicants.
USERRA, 38 U.S.C. §4334, stipulates the requirements for this poster.
Each employer must provide employees with notice of rights under USERRA. The notice requirement may be satisfied with either a poster (the easiest method) or a clear policy, distributed to each employee, which covers all of the elements of the poster as specified in the USERRA regulations.
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) - Wage and Hour Division
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - 29 U.S.C., Chapter 8
Every employer of employees subject to the FLSA minimum wage provisions must post, and keep posted, a notice explaining FLSA in a conspicuous place at all worksites. The content of the notice is prescribed by DOL's Wage and Hour Division.
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) - 29 C.F.R. Part 801, Subpart D
Each employer that, relying on an exemption, requests or administers a polygraph test to an employee or applicant must maintain records setting forth the specific activity or incident that is the basis of the testing; notices setting forth the time and place of the testing and the employee's rights; and copies of reports and other documents provided by the examiner.
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) - 29 C.F.R. Part 825, Subpart C
The Act requires FMLA-covered employers to post and keep posted, in conspicuous places where employees are employed, a notice explaining FMLA's provisions and providing information concerning the procedures for filing complaints of violations of FMLA with DOL's Wage and Hour Division.
Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA) - 29 C.F.R. §500.80
Each farm labor contractor, agricultural employer, and agricultural association that is subject to the MSPA and employs any migrant or seasonal agricultural workers must post and keep posted in a conspicuous place a poster prepared by DOL that explains the rights and protections for workers required under MSPA.
For questions concerning coverage, go to the summary of Laws, Regulations, and Technical Assistance Services, or call DOL's Wage and Hour Division toll-free at 1-866-487-9243. To contact the nearest DOL district office, call:
U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Required on a case-by-case basis: It's the Law - Job Safety and Health
Each employer must post and keep posted the notice or notices furnished by OSHA that inform employees of the protections and obligations provided for in FLSA. For assistance and information, including copies of FLSA and specific safety and health standards, employees can contact the employer or the nearest OSHA office. Such notice or notices must be posted by the employer in each establishment in a conspicuous place or places where notices to employees are customarily posted. Each employer is required to take steps to ensure that such notices are not altered, defaced, or covered by other material. This requirement is documented at 29 C.F.R. Part 1903, Chapter 2.
Regional OSHA offices:
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Required: Equal Employment Opportunity Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Every employer covered by the nondiscrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws is required to post the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice on its premises. The notice must be posted prominently, where it can be readily seen by employees and applicants for employment. The notice provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of nondiscrimination or EEO laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. The posting of this notice is required under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII (P.L. 88-352) §§2003-2010.
Employer Workplace Optional Poster
Texas Workforce Commission, Civil Rights Division
Optional: The Law in Texas (PDF)
Posters Required in Workforce Solutions Offices
Office of Attorney General of Texas
Required: You Have the Right to Not Remain Silent (PDF)
The law known as the "Whistleblower Act," Texas Government Code §554.009, prohibits retaliation against public employees who report official wrongdoing. A state or local governmental entity must inform its employees of their rights under this chapter by posting the notice in a prominent location in the workplace.
Texas Department of State Health Services
Required: Texas Hazard Communication Act (PDF) - Texas Health and Safety Code §502.017
The Texas Hazard Communication Act (revised 1993) requires public employers to provide employees with specific information on the hazards of chemicals to which employees may be exposed in the workplace.
U.S. Department of Labor - Employment and Training Administration (DOLETA)
Required: Job Service Complaint System
Under 20 C.F.R. §658.410 each state workforce agency must establish and maintain a uniform system for accepting, investigating, resolving, and referring complaints and apparent violations through the Wagner-Peyser program.
Any questions should be directed to either the DOLETA Regional Monitor Advocate serving Texas, or to Juan M. Regalado, the National Monitor Advocate. Contact Mr. Regalado at (202) 693-2661 or email@example.com.
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