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The new year means new posters to comply with mandatory state posting changes

Over 20 states will begin 2022 with labor law posting changes

Posted November 1, 2021

Over 20 states will begin 2022 with labor law posting changes, requiring businesses to display updated labor law posters. In addition, in some cases, states have been catching up with new posters to reflect regulatory changes that took effect in late 2021.

Watch for revisions to these state posters in early 2022:

  • Alaska: Minimum Wage
  • Arizona: Minimum Wage
  • Colorado: Minimum Wage
  • Delaware: Minimum Wage, Discrimination
  • Illinois: Employment Laws (Equal Pay)
  • Louisiana: Pregnancy Accommodation, Earned Income Credit
  • Maine: Minimum Wage, Regulation of Employment
  • Maryland: Minimum Wage, Employee Discrimination, Pregnant & Working
  • Michigan: Minimum Wage
  • Minnesota: Minimum Wage
  • Montana: Minimum Wage
  • New Hampshire: Paid Family Leave
  • New Mexico: Minimum Wage
  • New Jersey: Wage & Hour Law Abstract, Employee Misclassification
  • New York: Minimum Wage (effective December 31, 2021)
  • Ohio: Minimum Wage
  • Oregon: Paid Family Leave
  • Rhode Island: Minimum Wage
  • South Dakota: Minimum Wage
  • Vermont: Minimum Wage
  • Virginia: Minimum Wage; Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • Washington: Minimum Wage

Also, make sure your posters are updated with these changes that took place late in 2021:

  • District of Columbia: Paid Family Leave
  • Kentucky: Job Safety & Health
  • Florida: Minimum Wage
  • Nevada: Assembly Bill 307

When a mandatory posting change occurs, employers remove the old version of the poster and replace it with the new one. The 2022 changes shown above are expected to be released around January 1 so employers in these states should prepare to update their posters.

This article was written by Terri Dougherty of J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

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