Many churches have received ominous and unsolicited advertisements warning them to begin displaying workplace posters or face substantial fines and penalties. These advertisements have created considerable confusion and apprehension among church leaders. Are churches required to display posters? If so, which ones? And, what are the penalties for noncompliance?
This article is the second in a series that addresses the application of various poster requirements to churches under both federal and state law.
Poster Requirements Under Federal Law
In last month's Church Treasurer Alert! we addressed poster requirements under the minimum wage and overtime law, federal nondiscrimination laws, and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act. This month, we will address poster requirements under the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Family Leave Act.
Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)