Pennsylvania Fair Employment Poster Required
The Fair Employment is a labor law posters poster by the Pennsylvania Department Of Labor & Industry. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Pennsylvania, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees can see it. This poster discusses the rights that potential employees have to not be discriminated against, how potential employees can file a complaint if they feel discriminated against and where to get further information on this issue.
PA All-In-One Labor Poster: Instead of printing out dozens of posters, employers can also purchase an all-in-one poster that covers both Pennsylvania and Federal poster requirements by clicking here .
EMPLOYMENT PROVISIONS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA HUMAN RELATIONS ACT (Act of October 27, 1955, P .L. 744, as Amended) PURPOSE OF PROVISIONS The purpose of the employment provisions of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act is to prevent and eliminate unlawful discriminatory practices in employment because of race, color, religion, ancestry, age (40 and above), sex, national origin, non-job related disability, known association with a disabled individual, possession of a diploma based on passing a general education development test, or willingness or refusal to participate in abortion or sterilization. UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES It is unlawful — on the basis of the facts listed above — for an employer, labor union or employment agency to: 1. Deny any person an equal opportunity to obtain employment, to be promoted and to be accorded all other rights to compensation, tenure and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. 2. Deny membership rights and privileges in any labor organization. 3. Deny any person equal opportunity to be referred for employment. 4. Refuse to contract or otherwise discriminate in contracting with any independent contractor who is licensed by the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs. It is also unlawful for any person, employe r, labor union or employment agency to retaliate against an individual because the individual has filed a complaint with the Commission, or has otherwise participated in any Commission proceeding, or for any person to aid or abet any unlawful discriminatory practice under the Human Relations Act. PARTIES SUBJECT TO THE ACT The employment provisions of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act apply to: (1) Employers of 4 or more persons, including units of state and local government, (2) Labor organizations, and (3) Employment agencies. WHO MAY FILE A COMPLAINT Complaints may be filed within 180 days of the alleged act of discrimination by any of the following: (1) Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against, (2) The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, (3) The Attorney General of Pennsylvania, or (4) An employer whose employees hinder compliance with the provisions of the Act. PARTIES EXEMPT FROM THE ACT The employment provisions of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act do not apply to: (1) Any individual employed in agriculture or domestic service, (2) any individual who, as part of his or her employment, resides in the personal residence of the employer, (3) Any individual employed by his or her parents, spouse or child. WHO MUST POST THIS NOTICE Every employer, labor organization and employment agency subject to the employment provisions of this Act is required by law to post this notice in a conspicuous, easily accessible and well-lighted location customarily frequented by applicants, employees or members. WARNING: Removing, defacing, covering up or destroying this notice is a violation of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code and may subject you to fine or imprisonment. For further information, write, phone or visit the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission: Executive Offices: 333 Market Street, 8th Floor · Harrisburg, PA 171 26 (717) 787-4410 · (717) 787- 7279 (TTY) or visit us at www .phrc.state.pa.us COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION To file a complaint, contact the Regional Office nearest you: Pittsburgh 301 5th Ave., Suite 390 Piatt Place Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (412) 565-5395 (717) 787-7279 (TTY) (412) 565-5711 (TTY) Harrisburg 333 Market Street,8th Floor Harrisburg, PA 17104 (717) 787-9780
Other Pennsylvania Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional seventeen optional and mandatory Pennsylvania labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://www.phrc.pa.gov/AboutUs/Documents/Fair%20Employment.pdf , updated February 2023
- Pennsylvania Labor Law Posters at http://www.dli.pa.gov/Pages/Mandatory-Postings.aspx
- Pennsylvania Department Of Labor & Industry
While we do our best to keep our list of Pennsylvania labor law posters up to date and complete, we cannot be held liable for errors or omissions. Is the poster on this page out-of-date or not working? Please let us know and we will fix it ASAP.