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October 2023: Planning Ahead and Posting Updates

26 Oct

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This section provides you with an overview of labor law postings for this month. Note: many of these are included in the federal/state labor law poster.

Federal or StateUpdated PostingMandatory or Recommended
AlaskaThe Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development has updated their Safety and Health Protection on the Job notice. The updated notice reflects new mandatory penalty amounts for serious violations and non-serious violations. In addition, the penalties for failing to correct a violation and for willful violations were also increased. The poster revision date is October 05, 2023.MANDATORY
ColoradoColorado has updated its Employment Discrimination posting in Spanish with the addition of marital status to its discrimination categories and its Paid Leave & Whistleblower posting in Spanish with changes to its public health emergency information and the addition of the definition of documentation.MANDATORY
ConnecticutConnecticut has introduced an updated Paid Sick Leave Notice that broadens the allowable circumstances for utilizing paid sick leave. Specifically, individuals can now use paid sick leave for the purpose of taking a “mental health wellness day.”MANDATORY
The Connecticut Department of Labor has updated their Paid Sick Leave notice. The updated notice reflects expanded reasons for which service workers may use state-mandated paid sick leave. The poster revision date is October 16, 2023.MANDATORY
FloridaThe Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has updated their Minimum Wage notice. The updated notice reflects an adjustment of the state minimum wage to $12.00/hour for non-tipped employees and $8.98/hour for tipped employees, effective September 30, 2023. The poster revision date is September 27, 2023.MANDATORY
IdahoThe Idaho Department of Labor has updated their Equal Opportunity is the Law notice. The updated notice reflects the new Opportunity Officer and new contact information. The poster revision date is September 18, 2023.MANDATORY
The Idaho Department of Labor has updated their Unemployment Insurance Benefits notice. The updated notice reflects that Idaho’s unemployment insurance programs are 100% funded by U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration grants. The poster revision date is September 18, 2023.MANDATORY
KentuckyHighland Heights, KY, has added a Highland Heights No Smoking posting to its offering.MANDATORY
MarylandMaryland has updated its Employment of Minors Fact Sheet posting with changes to its federal restrictions section and its Discrimination posting in English and Spanish with changes to its reporting time.MANDATORY
    Massachusetts The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination has updated their Parental Leave notice. The updated notice reflects new guidelines clarifying the Massachusetts Parental Leave Act. The poster revision date is September 12, 2023.MANDATORY
The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination has updated their Fair Employment notice. The updated notice reflects updated contact information. The poster revision date is September 12, 2023.MANDATORY
   NevadaThe Nevada Department of Business & Industry has updated their Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) notice. The updated notice reflects the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) quarterly reporting requirements concerning job training or employment programs. The poster revision date is September 05, 2023.MANDATORY
New MexicoDiscrimination Human Rights NoticeMANDATORY
New YorkThe New York State Department of Labor has released their Discrimination Against the Engagement in Certain Activities notice. A new state law requires employers to post a notice in the workplace regarding discrimination against employees for certain off-duty activities and against employees who opt out of participating in employer-sponsored meetings about religious or political matters. The poster revision date is October 9, 2023.MANDATORY
VermontSexual Harassment NoticeMANDATORY
WashingtonThe City of Tukwila, Washington has released their Labor Standards notice. The newly released notice reflects an increase of the city minimum wage to $18.99/hour for large employers (500+ employees worldwide) and $16.99/hour for midsize employers (15+ employees), effective July 1, 2023.MANDATORY
WyomingWyoming has released several labor posting changes. First, the Wyoming OSHA Health & Safety Notice has been updated with a revised penalty section, a new website, and other changes throughout. Additionally, both the Wyoming Unemployment and the Workers’ Compensation Notices have been updated with new websites for information and claims forms.The New Wyoming Posters are now available!MANDATORY

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