Montana Notices (Posting) laws & HR compliance analysis

Montana Notices (Posting): What you need to know

Montana requires that employers post a number of notices in the workplace informing employees of their rights and obligations under certain employment laws. The posters must be placed conspicuously, permanently, and in enough places to be easily seen by employees as they enter and exit the facility.
Most of the required state posters are available from the state Department of Labor and Industry:
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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.
Discrimination. The Montana Human Rights Bureau has the authority to require employers to post information regarding employment discrimination. However, there is no separate state posting requirement at this time (MT Code Sec. 49-2-202).
Hazardous chemicals. Public sector employers must post a notice advising employees about their rights under the Employee and Community Hazardous Chemical Information Act (MT Code Sec. 50-78-201).
Minimum wage. Upon demand from an employee before commencement of work, employers must notify employees in writing of hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly wage rates and the regular date of payment. Notice may be given either individually or by posting a notice in the workplace (MT Code Sec. 39-3-203).
Although not required, Montana's minimum wage poster is available online from the state Department of Labor and Industry at
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