Department of Labor Updates Federal Labor Law Poster

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) updated the Federal Labor Law Poster to include the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), and updates to the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) statute. Those updates include military service member provisions and clarify definitions of serious health conditions. 

Under GINA, discrimination based on genetic information is prohibited in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment. Employers are also restricted in acquiring and disclosing genetic information. 

Employers must display Federal Labor Law Posters in the workplace to meet Federal RTK requirements. Six of the mandated notices are listed below:  

  • Federal Minimum Wage, Job Safety and Health “It’s the Law!” (OSHA 3165)
  • Employee Polygraph Protection Notice (EPPA)
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law (EEOC)
  • New Family Leave Act (FMLA) which is required for companies with 50 or more employees
  • Uniformed Services Employment
  • Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

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