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Should Your Church Display Workplace Posters? (Part 1)

What church treasurers should know.

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?

This article is the first in a series that addresses the application of various poster requirements to churches under both federal and state law.

Poster Requirements Under Federal Law

There are several poster requirements that are imposed by federal law. Those most relevant to churches are summarized below.

1. minimum wage and overtime pay

The Fair Labor Standards Act is the federal law that contains the minimum wage and overtime pay requirements. The federal minimum wage is currently $5.15 an hour. With some exceptions, overtime ("time and one-half") must be paid for work over forty ...

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  • July 1, 2006

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