Arkansas Notices (Posting) laws & HR compliance analysis

Arkansas Notices (Posting): What you need to know

Arkansas 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.
Many of these posters are available for download from the Arkansas Department of Labor at
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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.
Health and safety. Public employers must post a notice informing employees of their right to know about hazardous chemicals in the workplace (AR Code Sec. 8-7-1004). All private employers must post OSHA's Job Safety and Health Protection poster.
Restaurants and other food-handling businesses must post the state's hand-washing poster.
Human Trafficking. Certain establishments are required to display a notice providing information for relief resources and hotlines for victims of human trafficking. The notice must be at least 8½ x 11 inches in size and must be posted in a conspicuous place (near the entrance of the establishment or where notices and posters are typically kept). (AR Code Sec. 12-19-102).
Businesses required to post include:
• Hotels, motels, or other establishments that have been cited as a public nuisance for prostitution under AR Code ...

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