The following is a checklist of the employment law notices that most Ohio employers are required to post under applicable Ohio and federal law.1 You should post each of these notices in a conspicuous place where other employee notices are generally posted.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law*
  • Employee Rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act—Federal Minimum Wage*
  • Employee Rights for Workers with Disabilities/Special Minimum Wage Poster+
    • Required if you employ workers with disabilities under special minimum wage certificates
  • Job Safety and Health: It’s the Law*
    • You must also post OSHA citations at or near the worksite involved until the violation
  • Notice Employee Polygraph Protection Act*
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities Under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993*
  • Your Rights Under USERRA*
    • Employers must notify employees of their rights under USERRA, which may be done by posting this notice.
  • Know Your Rights—Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law—Ohio Civil Rights*
  • State of Ohio Minimum Wage*
  • State of Ohio Minor Labor Laws*
    • Required in every factory, workshop or office, if any, where employees under age 18 are permitted to work.
  • No Smoking**
    • Post at each building entrance
  • Certificate of Premium Payment
    • Certificate is furnished by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to employer upon payment of premium or approval of self-insured status. Employers may photocopy these certificates for posting at multiple locations.
  • OSHA’s Form 300 Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses **
    • Required to be posted from 2/1–4/30 by employers with at least 10 employees, who are subject to OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements.
  • Weapons Ban Notice++
    • If you seek to enforce a policy banning firearms on your property, you should post signs in conspicuous locations regarding the ban.