West Virginia Notices (Posting): What you need to know

West Virginia requires that employers post a number of notices informing workers of their rights and obligations under various employment laws. The notices must be placed conspicuously enough to be seen easily by employees as they enter or exit the workplace.
Most of West Virginia's mandatory posters are available online from the state Department of Labor at http://www.wvlabor.com.
For a Limited Time receive a FREE HR Report on the "Critical HR Recordkeeping”.  This exclusive special report covers hiring records, employment relationships, termination records, litigation issues, electronic information issues, tips for better recordkeeping, and a list of legal requirements.  Download Now
Discrimination. A notice must be posted setting forth provisions of the Human Rights Act (WV Code Sec. 5-11-17).
E-Verify. State law requires certain employers to register and participate in the federal E-Verify work authorization program. Upon completion of E-Verify registration, covered employers must post a notice of E-Verify participation as well as a Right to Work poster distributed by the federal Office of Special Counsel. Both notices must be displayed in at least English and Spanish.
Both posters are available in multiple languages from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.
Family/medical leave. Employers must post a notice setting forth an employee's rights under the Parental Leave Act (WV Code Sec. 21-5D-9).
Food or meals. Notice must be posted that employees are not allowed to take food into any room in a factory, mercantile establishment, mill, or workshop where a poisonous substance or noxious fume is present (WV Code Sec. 21-3-10).
Health and safety. Employers of 10 or more employees that are using or producing hazardous chemicals must post a warning notice informing employees of each substance used in the workplace and indicating symptoms of overexposure to each. The notice must prominently state: WARNING NOTICE (WV Code Sec. 21-3-18(c)).
Unemployment. Employers that pay wages of over $1,500 or more in any calendar quarter or have employed at least one person during 20 calendar weeks must post a notice informing employees of the unemployment law's benefit rights and claim procedures. When an employee becomes unemployed, the employer must provide him or her with a copy of the unemployment claims regulations (

>> Read more about Notices (Posting)

Related Topics

More on this topic:

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming |

West Virginia Notices (Posting) Resources

Notices (Posting) Products

Safety.BLR.com - Making Safety Training and Compliance Easier
Safety training and compliance just got easier. You get easy access to hundreds of training solutions, easy-to-understand regulatory analysis, analysis of federal and state full-text regs, regulatory activity, news, and best practices. Safety.BLR.com - your online safety solution."
Enviro.BLR.com is the online tool that makes state environmental compliance management a whole lot easier. Get plain-English state and federal regulatory analysis, 1000's of compliance checklists, forms and other tools, plus daily regulatory updates. "
Environmental Compliance in [Your State]
Avoid difficult state compliance problems. Here is all the plain-English help you need to stay in compliance with the environmental laws in your state. Arranged by topic, this easy to use resource explains how to comply with state regulations, and highlights any differences from federal. Includes regular updates and monthly newsletter."
HR Notices and Disclosures Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "HR Notices and Disclosures: New Posting Requirements for the NLRB, FMLA, and More""
RegUpdate.BLR.com - Environmental Regulation Notification Service
RegUpdate.BLR.com is the newest BLR tool that makes it easy to stay up to date on state and federal environmental regulation changes. This twice-weekly email service reports on final and proposed regulations and notices. Customizable by topic too. You never miss a regulatory change with this product."
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE HR Management Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Critical HR Recordkeeping

Record retention is complex and time consuming. However, in addition to complying with various federal and state laws, keeping good, well-organized records can be very helpful in documenting and supporting an organization’s employment actions.
Download Now!

This special report will discuss how you can ensure your records are in good order, and establish a record-retention policy.

Topics covered:
1. Hiring Records
2. Employment Relationships
3. Termination Records
4. Litigation Issues
5. Electronic Information Issues
6. Tips for Better Recordkeeping
7. A List of Legal Requirements

Make sure you have the information you need to know to keep your records in order.