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    Default Georgia Labor Law Posters

    Employment law requires that employers post mandatory Georgia labor law posters. Each company must publish accurate and updated federal and state Georgia labor law posters. Georgia Labor Law Poster must Includes minimum wage, OSHA and employee right notices. Comply with Georgia labor laws and avoid citations. There are also Spanish versions of the Georgia labor law posters available online. Below is the list of required Georgia State and Federal Labor Law Posters.

    The following Georgia State Labor law Posters must be posted to avoid citations.

    Unemployment Insurance
    Discrimination
    Vacation Unemployment
    Workers’ Compensation Parts 1 – 3

    Federal Labor Law Posters must be posted to avoid citations. List of the required Federal Labor Posters are listed below:

    Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Poster for Georgia
    Employers Holding Federal Contracts or Subcontracts Applicants to and employees of companies with a Federal government contract or subcontract are protected under the following Federal authorities: RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN
    Executive Order 11246, as amended, prohibits job discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.
    INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
    Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, prohibits job discrimination because of disability and requires affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities who, with reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of a job.

    Federal Minimum Wage Labor Law Poster for Georgia
    Employees under 20 years of age may be paid $4.25 per hour during their first 90 consecutive calendar days of employment with an employer. Certain full-time students, student learners, apprentices, and workers with disabilities may be paid less than the minimum wage under special certificates issued by the Department of Labor.

    Employee Polygraph Notice Labor Law Poster for Georgia
    The Employee Polygraph Protection Act prohibits most private employers from using lie detector tests either for pre-employment screening or during the course of employment.
    PROHIBITIONS
    Employers are generally prohibited from requiring or requesting any employee or job applicant to take a lie detector test, and from discharging, disciplining, or
    discriminating against an employee or prospective employee for refusing to take a test or for exercising other rights under the Act.
    EXEMPTIONS*
    Federal, State and local governments are not affected by the law. Also, the law does not apply to tests given by the Federal Government to certain private
    individuals engaged in national security-related activities. The Act permits polygraph (a kind of lie detector) tests to be administered in the private sector, subject to restrictions, to certain prospective employees of security service firms (armored car, alarm, and guard), and of pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors and
    dispensers. The Act also permits polygraph testing, subject to restrictions, of certain employees of private firms who are reasonably suspected of involvement in a workplace incident (theft, embezzlement, etc.) that resulted in economic loss to the employer.
    EXAMINEE RIGHTS
    Where polygraph tests are permitted, they are subject to numerous strict standards concerning the conduct and length of the test. Examinees have a number of specific rights, including the right to a written notice before testing, the right to refuse or discontinue a test, and the right not to have test results disclosed to
    unauthorized persons.
    ENFORCEMENT
    The Secretary of Labor may bring court actions to restrain violations and assess civil penalties up to $10,000 against violators. Employees or job applicants may also bring their own court actions.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    Additional information may be obtained, and complaints of violations may be filed, at local offices of the Wage and Hour Division, which are listed in the telephone directory under U.S. Government, Department of Labor, Employment Standards Administration.
    THE LAW REQUIRES EMPLOYERS TO DISPLAY THIS POSTER WHERE EMPLOYEES AND JOB APPLICANTS CAN READILY SEE IT.
    *The law does not preempt any provision of any State or local law or any collective bargaining agreement which is more restrictive with respect to lie detector tests.

    Federal OSHA "It's the Law" Labor Law Poster for Georgia
    The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), P.L. 91-596, assures safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women throughout the Nation. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, in the U.S. Department of Labor, has the primary responsibility for administering the OSH Act.

    Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act of 1994 (USERRA) Labor Law Poster for Georgia
    USERRA protects the job rights of individuals who voluntarily or involuntarily leave employment positions to undertake military service. USERRA also prohibits employers from discriminating against past and present members of the uniformed services, and applicants to the uniformed services.

    YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993 Labor Law Poster for Georgia
    FMLA requires covered employers to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to "eligible" employees for certain family and medical reasons. Employees are eligible if they have worked for a covered employer for at least one year, and for 1,250 hours over the previous 12 months, and if there are at least 50 employees within 75 miles. The FMLA permits employees to take leave on an intermittent basis or to work a reduced schedule under certain circumstances.

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    Default What happern if these notices are not posted?

    I worked in an elementary school and all we had posted in our work room was the FMLA and Workers compensation. Should they have other posters up?

    What happens if they don't? Should they be reported to whom?

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    I just answered this in the other thread. Please don't post the same question in multiple forums. Thanks.

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    Default Sorry!

    I didn't want to read all of that thread just to find out it might not apply to me.

    I think I'll call the unemployment office tomorrow. Do I have to prove that my ex-employer doesn't have up the posters? Do I just report them and hope they don't decide to put them up while I am waiting on the unemployment office to do their thing.

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    Default What?

    What do you mean by other thread? Georgia Labor Law Posters or Georgia Unemployment Insurance For Employee Labor Law Posters? I thought you ment the later because I hadn't read the Georgia Labor Law Poster at the time I submitted the preceding reply.

    SORRY!

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