Posting Requirements

New York State Posting Requirements (Non-Agricultural)
Veterans’ Benefits & ServicesNew York State Labor LawEffective January 1, 2023, all public and private New York State employers with more than 50 full-time employees are required to display the Veterans’ Benefits & Services poster in a conspicuous place accessible to employees in the workplace.Veterans’ Benefits & Services Poster (P37)
Retaliatory action by employers; prohibitionNew York State Labor Law
Section 740
Every employer shall inform employees of their protections, rights and obligations regarding retaliation, by posting a notice in a place customarily frequented by employees.Notice of Employee Rights, Protections, and Obligations
LS 740
Construction Industry Fair Play ActNew York State Labor LawConstruction industry employers must post a notice about the Fair Play Act on the job site. Workers must be able to see and access the posting.Construction Industry Fair Play Act
Criminal Convictions RecordsNew York State Labor Law

Use of correctional records for employment.

As of February 1, 2009, employers must post a copy of Article 23-A of the correction law relating to the employment of people with a criminal conviction.

Workers must be able to see and access the posting.

Download a copy of Article 23-A
DiscriminationNew York State Human Rights Law (Executive Law, Article 15)Discrimination based on Race, Creed, Age, Color, Disability, National Origin, Sex or Marital Status is Prohibited... (in English and Spanish)New York State Division of Human Rights 1-888-392-3644 
Minimum WageNew York State Labor Law

Attention Employees Minimum Wage Information

Every employer engaged in the sale or service of food or beverages must post BOTH of the following:

LS 605 - Deductions from Wages (Section 193 of the NYS Labor Law).

LS 204 Tip Appropriation (Section 196-d of the NYS Labor Law).

New York State Department of Labor, Division of Labor Standards

Minimum Wage poster

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Safety & Health*New York State Labor Law

Job Safety & Health Protection

Same as federal requirement.

Public employers must post "You have a right to know! "

NYS Department of Labor Division of Safety & Health "Public Employees Job Safety & Health Protection" Poster

NYS Department of Health "You have a right to know" poster

Public Work / Prevailing Wage RatesNew York State Labor Law Article 8

The current Prevailing Rate Schedule must be:

  • Posted on the site of the public work project where workers can see and access it
  • Encased in, or made of, weatherproof materials
  • Titled "PREVAILING RATE OF WAGES" in letters at least 2" x 2"
Department of Jurisdiction (Contracting Agency)
Public Work ProjectNew York State Labor Law Article 8

NYS Labor Law requires contractors and subcontractors to post a notice that includes:

  • The telephone number and address for the Department of Labor
  • A statement informing laborers, workers or mechanics of their right to contact the Department of Labor if he/she is not receiving the proper prevailing rate of wages and/or supplements for his/her particular job classification.

They must post this notice at the start of every public work contract on each job site.

New York State Department of Labor, Bureau of Public Work Public Work Project Poster
Unemployment InsuranceNew York State Unemployment Insurance LawNotice to Employees (IA 133)New York State Department of Labor, Registration Subsection State Office Building Campus Albany, NY 12226 Phone: (518) 485-8589 Fax: (518) 485-8010
Workers' Compensation and Disability BenefitsNew York State Workers' Compensation Law

Notice of Compliance (White) for Workers' Compensation

Notice of Compliance (Blue) For Disability Benefits

Supplied by employer's insurance carrier.
SmokingNew York State Clean Indoor Air ActEmployers must post "No Smoking" signs or the international "No Smoking" symbol in every place where the act prohibits or restricts smoking.For more information on the Clean Indoor Air Act, visit the NYS Department of Health website or call 518-402-7600 or 1-800-458-1158.
Mandatory Nurse Overtime

New York State Labor Law

Section 167

Health Care Employers are required to make their Nurse Coverage Plan available to all nursing staff by posting in a location accessible to all nursing staff, or using any means to make it available to all nursing staff.Part 177 pursuant to Section 167
Fringe Benefits and Hours

New York State Labor Law

Section 195.5

Every employer shall notify its employees in writing or by publicly posting the employer's policy on sick leave, vacation, personal leave, holidays and hours. Guidelines; Notice Requirements for Fringe Benefits and Hours LS 606
Expression of Breastmilk

New York State Labor Law

Section 206-c

Employers shall provide written notification of the provision of Labor Law § 206-c to employees returning to work following the birth of a child of their right to take unpaid leave to express breast milk.  Notice may be provided individually to affected employees, or to all employees in an employee handbook, or by posting in a central location.Guidelines Regarding the Rights of Nursing Mothers to Express Breast Milk in the Work Place LS 702
Equal Pay

New York State Labor Law

Section 194

No employer shall pay an employee at a rate less than the rate at which an employee of the opposite sex is paid for equal work performed in the same establishment.Equal Pay Provision LS 603 
Sexual Harassment

New York State Labor Law

Section 201-g

Every employer shall provide its employees, in writing, a copy of their Sexual Harassment Prevention policy. This policy is to include annual sexual harassment prevention training.Article 7  Section 201-g
Notice of Pay

New York State Labor Law

Section 195.1

Every employer shall provide to its employees in writing, in English and in the primary language of the employee, a notice containing their rate of pay and pay day.Wage Theft Prevention Act P 715
Posting of Hours for Minors

New York State Labor Law

Section 144

An employer shall make a schedule for all minors employed by the employer, setting forth the hours of beginning and stopping and the time allowed for meals, which shall be kept conspicuously posted in each establishment where such persons are employed.

Color-Coded Scheduling Poster for Employers 

Sample Work Schedule for Employers

Printable Work Schedule for Employers

Permitted Working Hours for Minors LS 171 

* Employers must keep a "Log and Summary of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses." They must post the Summary page (OSHA Form 300A), as required by OSHA, in the workplace on February 1. They must keep the Summary posted for three months. Private Employers can obtain forms from OSHA. Public employers should contact the Division of Safety and Health.

Federal Posting Requirements