Veterans’ Benefits & Services

Effective January 1, 2023, all public and private New York State employers with more than 50 full-time employees are required to display the Veterans’ Benefits & Services poster in a conspicuous place accessible to employees in the workplace.

Retaliatory action by employers; prohibition

Every employer shall inform employees of their protections, rights and obligations regarding retaliation, by posting a notice in a place customarily frequented by employees.

Construction Industry Fair Play Act

Construction industry employers must post a notice about the Fair Play Act on the job site. Workers must be able to see and access the posting.

Criminal Convictions Records

Use of correctional records for employment.

As of February 1, 2009, employers must post a copy of Article 23-A of the correction law relating to the employment of people with a criminal conviction.

Workers must be able to see and access the posting.


Discrimination based on Race, Creed, Age, Color, Disability, National Origin, Sex or Marital Status is Prohibited... (in English and Spanish)

Minimum Wage

(WIP?) Every employer engaged in the sale or service of food or beverages must post BOTH of the following:

Safety & Health*

Job Safety & Health Protection

Same as federal requirement.

Public employers must post "You have a right to know!"

Public Work / Prevailing Wage Rates

The current Prevailing Rate Schedule must be:

  • Posted on the site of the public work project where workers can see and access it
  • Encased in, or made of, weatherproof materials
  • Titled "PREVAILING RATE OF WAGES" in letters at least 2" x 2"

Public Work Project

NYS Labor Law requires contractors and subcontractors to post a notice that includes:

  • The telephone number and address for the Department of Labor
  • A statement informing laborers, workers or mechanics of their right to contact the Department of Labor if he/she is not receiving the proper prevailing rate of wages and/or supplements for his/her particular job classification.

They must post this notice at the start of every public work contract on each job site.

Unemployment Insurance

(WIP) Notice to Employees (IA 133)

Workers' Compensation and Disability Benefits

(WIP) Notice of Compliance (White) for Workers' Compensation

Notice of Compliance (Blue) For Disability Benefits


Employers must post "No Smoking" signs or the international "No Smoking" symbol in every place where the act prohibits or restricts smoking.

Mandatory Nurse Overtime

Health Care Employers are required to make their Nurse Coverage Plan available to all nursing staff by posting in a location accessible to all nursing staff, or using any means to make it available to all nursing staff.

Fringe Benefits and Hours

Every employer shall notify its employees in writing or by publicly posting the employer's policy on sick leave, vacation, personal leave, holidays and hours.

Expression of Breastmilk

Employers shall provide written notification of the provision of Labor Law § 206-c to employees returning to work following the birth of a child of their right to take unpaid leave to express breast milk. Notice may be provided individually to affected employees, or to all employees in an employee handbook, or by posting in a central location.

Equal Pay

No employer shall pay an employee at a rate less than the rate at which an employee of the opposite sex is paid for equal work performed in the same establishment.

Sexual Harassment

Every employer shall provide its employees, in writing, a copy of their Sexual Harassment Prevention policy. This policy is to include annual sexual harassment prevention training.

Notice of Pay

Every employer shall provide to its employees in writing, in English and in the primary language of the employee, a notice containing their rate of pay and pay day.

Posting of Hours for Minors

An employer shall make a schedule for all minors employed by the employer, setting forth the hours of beginning and stopping and the time allowed for meals, which shall be kept conspicuously posted in each establishment where such persons are employed. (WIP)