Labor Notices

The State of California and the US government require all California employers to post a number of required notices on their business premises to inform their employees of their legal rights. These required notices include California Labor Notices and Federal Labor Notices as well as brochures that must be provided to new employees. For your convenience, we are also making them available for download.

Required California Labor Notices

1. California Minimum Wage
Sets forth California’s minimum wage

2. Payday Notice
Must specify the regular paydays and the time and place of payment. An employer-developed notice is permitted.

3. Safety and health protection on the job
Contains pertinent information regarding safety rules and regulations.

4. Emergency Phone Numbers
Lists emergency responders’ phone numbers.

5. Notice to employees–injuries caused by work
Advises employees of workers’ compensation benefits.

6. Whistleblower protections
Must be prominently displayed in lettering larger than size 14 type and include a list of employee rights and responsibilities under the whistleblower laws

7. Discrimination and Harassment in Employment are Prohibited by Law

8. Pregnancy disability leave

9. Notice to employees
Advises employees of disability insurance and paid family leave insurance benefits.

10. Notice to employees: unemployment insurance benefits
Advises employees of potential unemployment insurance.

11. Time Off Work to Vote

Required Federal Labor Notices

12. Federal Minimum Wage

13. Equal employment opportunity is the law
Includes Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) poster.

14. Notice: Employee Polygraph Protection Act

15. Family and Medical Leave Act

16. Your Rights Under USERRA

Notice of workers’ compensation carrier and coverage

If you are insured with the California State Compensation Insurance Fund, use these forms:

Notice to Employees in English and Spanish

Required Brochures You Must Provide to New Employees

Workers’ Compensation ( in English/Spanish)
State Disabilty Insurance Provisions
Paid Family Leave – Employers are required to provide the Paid Family Leave brochure only to new employees and persons who request leave to care for a seriously ill family member or bond with a new minor child.
Sexual Harassment
CA’s Programs for the Unemployed

Legal Disclaimers:

The laws change every day. This list may not be complete.
We are not attorneys. We do not render legal advice, please contact your attorney.
This list was compiled from public resources available on the Internet.
The links may change or be broken if the State of California redesigns their websites.