West Virginia Notices (Posting) laws & HR compliance analysis

West Virginia Notices (Posting): What you need to know

West Virginia requires that employers post a number of notices informing workers of their rights and obligations under various employment laws. The notices must be placed conspicuously enough to be seen easily by employees as they enter or exit the workplace.
Most of West Virginia's mandatory posters are available online from the state Department of Labor (DOL) at http://labor.wv.gov.
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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. A notice must be posted setting forth provisions of the Human Rights Act (WV Code Sec. 5-11-17).
E-Verify. State law requires certain employers to register and participate in the federal E-Verify work authorization program. Upon completion of E-Verify registration, covered employers must post a notice of E-Verify participation, as well as a Right to Work poster distributed by the federal Office of Special Counsel. Both notices must be displayed in at least English and Spanish.
Both posters are available in multiple languages from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Resource Center at https://www.e-verify.gov.
Family/medical leave. Employers must post a notice setting forth an employee's rights under the Parental Leave Act (WV Code Sec. 21-5D-9).
Food or meals. Notice must be posted that employees are not allowed to take food into any room in a factory, mercantile establishment, mill, or workshop where a poisonous ...

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