Michigan Notices (Posting) laws & compensation compliance analysis

Michigan Notices (Posting): What you need to know

Michigan requires that employers post several notices in the workplace informing employees of their rights and obligations under various employment laws. The notices must be placed conspicuously and in enough places to be seen easily by employees as they enter or exit the workplace and, in some cases, where they can be seen by applicants for employment as well.
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Many of the required posters may be downloaded at http://www.michigan.gov.
Child labor. Employers of minors must post the substantive sections of the Youth Employment Standards Act (MI Comp. Laws Sec. 409.113).
Employment discrimination. Covered employers must post Michigan Law Prohibits Discrimination (prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of disability) (MI Comp. Laws Sec. 37.1210).
Occupational safety and health. All employers must post notices informing employees of their protections and obligations under the Michigan Occupational Health and Safety Act (MIOSHA). Citations resulting from MIOSHA violations must be posted, as well as any appeal the employer may take (MI Comp. Laws Sec. 408.1033, MIOSHA Administrative Rule 408.21415, 408.22311).
Right-to-know law. Employees must be advised, by posting, of the location of safety data sheets (SDSs) for hazardous substances present in the workplace, the name of the person from whom to get SDSs, or, alternatively, that they may be obtained from the Department of Public Health (DPH) (including the name and phone number of the responsible person at the DPH). The notice also must outline the prohibition against discharging or discriminating against an employee for requesting SDS information (MI Comp. Laws Sec. 408.1014j, Sec. 408.1011).
Unemployment. Each employer must ...

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