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.
Child labor. A printed copy of the child labor law must be posted in every workroom where minors are employed (RI Gen. Laws Sec. 28-3-19). In addition, employers must post a notice with the hours worked each day by minor employees, including their start and end times each day and the minimum rates of pay, including hourly rates, piece rates, or both (RI Gen. Laws. Sec. 28-3-11 and Sec. 28-3-12).
Public employers and private employers with four or more employees must post a summary of the Fair Employment Practices Act
in the workplace. A sample notice, "Discrimination is Illegal,"
is available from the Department of Labor and Training at http://www.dlt.ri.gov.
This sample poster also provides notice of the state's "ban the box" law, which prohibits employers from inquiring about job applicants' criminal history on job ...