Alabama Notices (Posting) laws & HR compliance analysis

Alabama Notices (Posting): What you need to know

Alabama requires that all 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 easily seen by employees as they enter and exit the workplace.
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Many posters may be downloaded for free by visiting the Alabama Department of Labor at http://labor.alabama.gov/docs.
Overview. Detailed discussion is provided below on selected, broadly applicable state employment poster and notice requirements.
Please note that additional poster and notice requirements and best practices may apply, particularly in industrial workplaces, healthcare and educational facilities, and other workplaces with unique or specific needs.
Many federal statutes also require notices and posters in the workplace.
Additional information on these federal requirements is available.
Child labor. Alabama law requires employers that employ any person under the age of 19 to post a printed notice, available from the Department of Labor, stating the maximum daily hours persons under age 19 are allowed to work on each day of the week (AL Code Sec. 25-8-38).
Coal mine safety. Coal mine operators must post a summary of the laws and regulations pertaining to coal mine safety. This summary is issued by the Department of Industrial Relations (AL Code Sec. 25-9-364).
Drug-free workplace. Employers that have established a drug-free workplace, as certified by the Workers Compensation Division of the Department of Industrial Relations, must post a notice of the employer's substance abuse testing policy on the premises.
Copies of the policy must be made available for inspection by employees or ...

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