Required Posters

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Purchase required posters through the CalChamber store:

Required Notices Kit California & Federal Employment Notices Poster
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Details on what our employment notices contain are listed below:



Poster NamePosting RequirementsSourceWho Must PostVersion/Date

Federal

Employee Polygraph Protection ActThe poster must be displayed where employees and applicants for employment can readily observe it.Federal Dept of LaborAll EmployersWHD Pub. 1462 and WHD 1462 SPA Rev 07/16
Equal Employment OpportunityPost copies of the poster in conspicuous places available to employees, applicants for employment, and representatives of labor organizations with which there is a collective bargaining agreement.Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionAll EmployersEEOC-P/E-1 Revised 11/09 Includes GINA
Family and Medical Leave ActCovered employers are required to display a copy of the poster prepared by the Department of Labor summarizing the major portions of the FMLA. Where an employer's workforce is comprised of a significant portion of workers who are not literate in English, the employer shall be responsible for providing the notice in a language in which the employees are literate.Federal Dept of LaborEmployers of 50 or more employees and all "public agencies"WHD Pub. 1420 Rev 04/16 WH1420 SPA Rev 04/16
Federal Minimum WageEvery employer of employees subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage provisions must post, and keep posted, a notice explaining the Act in a conspicuous place in all of their establishments so as to permit employees to readily read it. Both the state and federal minimum wage posters must be posted, even though California's minimum wage is currently higher than the federal minimum wage. Federal Dept of LaborAll EmployersWHD Pub. 1088 and WHD 1088 SPA Rev 07/16
Your Rights Under USERRA (Veterans Benefits)Employers may provide the notice, "Your Rights Under USERRA," by posting it where employee notices are customarily placed. This posting must be in English.U.S. Dept. of LaborAll EmployersApril 2017

State

Family Care and Medical Leave (CFRA Leave) and Pregnancy Disability LeaveCovered employers shall provide notice to employees of the right to request CFRA leave in a conspicuous place where employees tend to congregate. The employer may include both pregnancy disability leave and CFRA leave in one notice. Any employer whose workforce at any facility or establishment contains 10 percent or more of persons who speak a language other than English as their primary language shall translate the notice into the language or languages spoken by this group or these groups of employees.Dept of Fair Employment and HousingAll employers with 50 or more employees; all public employers​​​​DFEH-100-21 ENG
May 2017
DFEH-100-21 SP
May 2017
​California Minimum WageThe Department of Industrial Relations requires employers to post information related to wages, hours and working conditions in an area frequented by applicants and employees where it may be easily read during the workday. Both the state and federal minimum wage posters must be posted, even though California's minimum wage is currently higher than the federal minimum wage. In addition to English, this poster must also be posted in Spanish (requirement stated by Industrial Welfare Commission).Industrial Welfare CommissionAll employersMW-2017
California Wage Orders*The Department of Industrial Relations requires employers to post information related to wages, hours and working conditions in an area frequented by applicants and employees where it may be easily read during the workday.Dept of Industrial RelationsAll employersThere are 17 Wage Orders with various dates
California Law Prohibits Workplace Discrimination and HarassmentThe Department of Fair Employment and Housing requires employers to post information related to the prohibition against discrimination and harassment in a conspicuous place. Employers employing significant numbers, no less than 10 percent of their work force, of non-English speaking persons (e.g., Chinese or Spanish speaking) at any facility or establishment must also post in the appropriate foreign language at each such facility or establishment. Dept of Fair Employment and HousingAll employersDFEH-E07P-ENG
May 2017
DFEH-E07P-SP
​Octubre 2017
Emergency Phone NumbersThe Department of Industrial Relations requires employers to post a list of telephone numbers of emergency responders. Must be posted near the job telephone, telephone switchboard, or otherwise made available where no job site telephone exists.Dept of Industrial Relations/ Division of Occupational Safety & HealthAll EmployersS-500
03/1990
​Healthy Workplaces/ Healthy Families Act of 2014 Paid Sick Leave PosterThis poster advises employees of their sick leave rights under the new law. Division of Workers' CompensationAll employers11/2014
Notice to Employees – Injuries
Caused By Work
The Department of Industrial Relations requires employers to post information advising employees of workers' compensation benefits in a conspicuous location frequented by employees where it can be easily read during the workday. This poster should be posted in English and Spanish if an employer has Spanish-speaking employees. Division of Workers' CompensationAll employersDWC 7
Revised 1/16
Notice to Employees - UI, SDI, PFLThe Employment Development Department requires covered employers to post information regarding unemployment insurance, state disability insurance, and paid family leave in a prominent location that is easily seen by employees. EDD posting DE 1857D gives employees notice of their rights under the Unemployment Insurance program and is intended for use by employers who are not subject to SDI/PFL. CalChamber includes the DE 1857A because it contains not only the UI information but the SDI/PFL information as well. Employment Development DepartmentAll employers

DE 1857A
DE 1857A/S
Rev. 42 (11/13)

Pay Day NoticeThe Department of Industrial Relations requires employers to post information regarding pay days in a conspicuous place at the place of work, or otherwise where it can be seen as employees come or go to their places of work, or at the office or nearest agency for payment kept by the employer. Department of Industrial RelationsAll employersDLSE 8
06/02
Your Rights and Obligations as a Pregnant EmployeeCovered employers shall provide notice to employees of the right to request pregnancy disability leave in a conspicuous place where employees tend to congregate.Dept of Fair Employment and HousingAll employers with 5 or more employees​DFEH-E09P-ENG
June 2017
DFEH-E09P-SP
Junio 2017
Safety and Health Protection on the Job (Cal/OSHA)The Division of Occupational Safety and Health requires employers to post information on pertinent safety laws and regulations and rights of employees in a conspicuous place where notices are customarily posted. The notice shall be posted at each location to which employees report each day.Department of Industrial RelationsAll employersNo version number
(10/17)
Time Off to VoteThe California Secretary of State requires employers to post information regarding employees' right to take time off to vote. The notice must be posted at least 10 days before a state-wide election.California Secretary of StateAll employersNo version number
No date
Transgender Rights in the WorkplaceThe Department of Fair Employment and Housing requires employees to post information on transgender rights in a conspicuous place. If 10 percent or more of a company's workforce speaks a language other than English, post in that language (or languages). ​
Department of Fair Employment and HousingAll employersDFEH-E04P-ENG November 2017 DFEH-E04P-SP Noviembre 2017​
Whistleblower ProtectionsEmployers must prominently display a list of employees' rights under the whistleblower laws, including the telephone number of a whistleblower hotline maintained by the Office of the Attorney General. Lettering must be larger than size 14 point type.Department of Industrial RelationsAll employersUpdated for 2016

Local Ordinances

Many localities have their own posting requirements. CalChamber's Local Ordinances section features detailed information on local employment-related ordinances in California, including minimum wage ordinances. The Local Ordinances section covers the ordinances that may apply and offers a convenient map and wizard to help employers determine which local ordinances they might need to comply with and any posting requirements

CalChamber provides many posters in the CalChamber Store.

Check with your local city and county government to determine if there are any additional local postings that may apply to your workforce.
*Download and post a copy of the Wage Order that applies to your business.​