Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Mandatory Poster: At Workplace

The International Labor organization in order to guide the employees and make them aware of the Fundamental rights and remedies available to workers, have introduced some policies discipline and some rules and regulations for their benefit. The Federal and State labor law posters are result of such an initiative. It gives proper guidelines, as directed by the state government of US to look after the basic amenities of the laborers.

Labor Law Poster is mainly to educate the employees more on the rights and privileges of the workers in a particular organization. It diminishes the chances of exploitation of human labor as well as guiding on different parameters like leaves, insurance, health and safety, working hour’s equal opportunity, uniformed services of employment etc. The major input of the posters is the minimum wages which inform the employees about their rights on wage per day. The organizations are policy bounded by the Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996, and the U.S. Department of Labor and State department of labor to display these posters, failing which may result into huge fines, penalties and harassment due to violation and non compliance of the Law. The Department provides electronic copies, of the required posters and some of these posters are also available in multiple languages other than English. It is under constant revision so please make sure to obtain the latest one with aid of the government websites to ensure absolute benefit to all.

These Safety Posters are also very helpful to make and maintain a healthy relationship between the workers and the employers. Major thing is that it will motivate to worker towards work happily. Workplace safety is a major concern for any business holder, and these posters help in mitigate those risks, and improve productivity by guiding the employees on reducing injuries, prevent workplace violence and drug use. These posters speak loud and clear about the goal to improve and maintain a safe and secure workplace.

To gather posters or for more valuable information about poster or other assistance matters, the U.S. Department of Labor can be reached at 1-866-4-USA-DOL (1-866-487-2365).

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