Key Point 8-20. Several federal and state laws require certain employers to display workplace posters in order to inform employees of their rights. Some poster requirements apply to religious organizations, while others do not. Even those that do often require modification to avoid confusion.
Churches often receive 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?
A. 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. ...
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