The labor law posters are introduced for the benefit of the employees. It is for them to understand and utilize them if necessary. The posters inform the citizens on all the laws of the state, as well as the federal laws, to make the employees aware of the rules of employment. If a company has more than one worker employed, then it is a mandatory rule of the Government that they display these posters in a visible area for the workers to easily refer, like the lunch area or the main entrance of the firm.
The main motive of the labor law poster is to educate the employees about the different fundamental rights and regulations in a workplace. Every firm has its own rules and regulations which can be published in these posters which give all a fair idea about the company. The posters also display the state laws which need to be followed in the particular state. Thus the labor law poster includes all the mandatory informations along with company specific informations, in simple easy language for all workers to refer.
This posters guide the workers on parameters like minimum wage and overtime and thus helping them in calculating their income. The cover laws and regulations such as harassment or discrimination in terms of racism, nationality, caste, religion and gender can be huge expensive for employers. The posters define that in these crucial behavioral issues the employee can complain in government offices to take strict action and this can result into huge compensation for the employers. The safety posters reveal information on various safety measures to be taken on the office premises to have a healthy enviourment and violence free workplace. There is much other information which can be displayed, according to company requirements, for the employees to know.
However it must be noted that these policies are constantly changing and it needs the employer to keep a tight vision on the amendments of these laws. The information is readily available in government websites and can be easily printed. Violation of these rules can be of severe punishment to the employers and can result to huge cash fines.