There are several posting requirements in California for employers and it is important to ensure the appropriate posters are displayed in an area frequented by employees where they may be easily read during the workday.

Two of California’s main administrative agencies that regulate workplace requirements, the Department of Industrial Relations and the California Civil Rights Department (formerly known as the Department of Fair Employment and Housing), have websites that list the required posters and link to copies of the posters.

Some of the important posters that all employers are required to display include:

  • Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) wage orders
  • Pay Day Notice
  • California Minimum Wage Notice
  • Paid Sick Leave Notice
  • Safety and health protection on the job

Other posters are required for employers of different sizes as well as for specific industries. Certain localities may also have their posting requirements such as the local minimum wage or related local ordinance requirements. Please check the administrative agencies’ websites for more details.

Employers should also ensure that fillable posters, such as the Pay Day Notice, are appropriately filled out and updated timely should the business make changes.

Since 2022, California allows employers to also distribute the posters to employees by email with the relevant document(s) attached. While this does not remove an employer’s obligation to physically display posters as required and detailed above, the measure is intended to clarify the employer’s ability to communicate required information more effectively.

If you have questions about required postings for California or related issues contact a Jackson Lewis attorney to discuss.