FMLA Notice Poster Update

March 1, 2013

Effective March 8, 2013, there are changes to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requirements. All employers covered by FMLA must display the updated FMLA notice poster, “Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act” (WHD Publication 1420, revised February 2013), in a conspicuous area easily visible to all employees and applicants for employment. The poster summarizes the major provisions of the FMLA. In addition, it must be displayed at all locations an employer conducts business, regardless if there are fewer than 50 employees employed within a 75-mile radius of the worksite. If the employer chooses to utilize electronic postings to satisfy the posting requirement, this method is permissible only if the requirements of the regulations are met.