Workplace Rights Poster
Washington and Lee University is required to post the following notices in the workplace. Printed copies are posted in the Office of Human Resources for employees and applicants to view. Please let us know if you have any questions.
FEDERAL laws require the following seven posters be displayed:
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Provides notice to applicants and employees of prohibited employment-related discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age and disability.
Employee Polygraph Protection Act
Prohibits most private employers from using lie detector tests either for pre-employment screening or during the course of employment (with some exceptions).
Fair Labor Standards Act
This poster displays notices about minimum wage, overtime pay, child labor laws and enforcement of the FLSA.
Family and Medical Leave Act
Notice explaining an employee's rights and responsibilities relating to FMLA, including eligibility for leave, notice requirements, job protection, and health benefit continuation.
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
"Your Rights Under USERRA" explains the rights, benefits, and obligations of employees covered under USERRA.
Occupational Safety and Health Act
This poster explains that employees are entitled to a workplace free from recognized hazards and how to report potential hazards.
VIRGINIA Laws require the following six posters be displayed:
Job Safety and Health Protection
Advises employees of their rights and responsibilities under the OSHA law.
Unemployment Compensation - Notice to Workers
Advises employees on when they are eligible for unemployment insurance benefits and how to apply for those benefits.
Workers' Compensation Notice
Advises employees and employers of their rights and responsibilities under the Workers' Compensation Law in case of injury or occupational disease.
Earned Income Tax Credit
The EITC is a tax credit for lower income workers who meet certain rules. Taxpayers who qualify and
claim the credit could pay less federal tax, pay no tax, or receive a refund.
Commonwealth of Virginia Income Tax Credit
If your total family Virginia adjusted gross income is less than the amounts established under federal poverty
guidelines, or the United States Department of Health and Human Services Poverty guidelines,
you may qualify to claim the CLI.
Human Rights Act
Safeguards all individuals within the Commonwealth from unlawful discrimination.