South Carolina Free Printable General Labor Law Poster Posters South Carolina DLLR Required Workplace Poster Poster Required

The DLLR Required Workplace Poster is a general labor law poster poster by the South Carolina Department Of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in South Carolina, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.

This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place by all employers so that all employees can see it. This poster describes various standards in wages, the restrictions imposed upon child labor, concerns regarding health and safety on the job, how employers should hire immigrant workers and the penalties employers can face if they violate any of this law.

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Last Updated: July 2012  
For details involving child labor provisions, please contact the Office of 
Wages and Child Labor at the address and number listed below.  
S.C. LLR  -  Office  of Wages and Child Labor  
P.O. Box 11329  
Columbia, South Carolina 29211- 1329    
(803) -896- 4470 
 S.C . D epartment of L abor, L icensing  and R egulation (L L R )  
R equired Work P lace P oster  
For more information, contact:  
S.C. LLR - Office of OSHA Compliance 
P.O. Box 11329  
Columbia, South Carolina 29211  - 1329   
(803) 896- 7665 
S.C. Labor Law Abstract 
Payment of Wages Act  
When an employee is hired, the employer must notify the employee in 
writing of:  
•   the wages agreed upon  
•   the normal hours the employee will work  
•   the time and place wages will be paid  
•   the deductions an employer may make from wages, including insurance   
Changes to these terms must be in writing at least seven (7) calendar days 
before they become effective.   
Employers must pay employees all wages  due each pay period.  
Employers must also give employees an itemized statement showing gross 
pay and all deductions made each pay period and maintain records of wages 
paid for three years.   
Employers who violate the Payment of Wages Act are subject to a ci vil 
penalty of $100 for each violation.  Employees can recover up to three times the 
full amount of unpaid wages, costs, and attorney’s fees in a civil action.  
To report a suspected violation, or for recordkeeping or other questions 
involving the Payment of  Wages Act, or to order a copy of the Payment of 
Wages Act, please contact the Office of Wages and Child Labor at the address 
and number listed below.  
Child Labor  
No employer in this State shall engage in any oppressive child labor practices. 
Oppressive child labor includes employment of any minor in any occupation 
declared by the Director of Labor, Licensing and Regulation to be particularly 
hazardous or detrimental to the health or well being of minors. Oppressive child 
labor also includes employment of minors who are 14 or 15 years old under the 
following conditions:  
•   During school hours  
•   Before 7 a.m. or after 7 p.m. (9 p.m. during the period of summer break of 
the school district in which the minor resides)  
•   More than 18 hours during school weeks  
•   More  than 3 hours on school days  
•   More than 40 hours in non -school weeks  
•   More than 8 hours on non -school days  
Right -to -Work  
  The right to work of a person in South Carolina cannot be denied, 
interfered with, or abridged because the person belongs –  or does not belong  – 
to a labor union. An employer, labor organization, or other person who violates 
a worker’s rights under these p rovisions is guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon 
conviction, must be punished by imprisonment for not less than ten days nor 
more than thirty days, a fine of not less than one thousand dollars but not more 
than ten thousand dollars, or both.  In addition, the employer, labor 
organization, or other person is subject to a lawsuit by the aggrieved worker. 
For more informa tion, call 803-896-4470.  
Immigrant Worker  
The “South Carolina Illegal Immigration and Reform Act” requires all 
employers to verify the legal  status of new employees and pro hibits 
employment of any worker who is not legally in this country and authorized to 
After July 1, 2009, all businesses in South Carolina are imputed a South 
Carolina employment license which permits an employer to hire employees. 
The imputed employment license remains in effect as long as the business 
abides by the law.   
Effective January 1, 2012, all South Carolina employers are required to 
enroll in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s E -Verify program and 
v erify the status of new employees within three business days, using E -Verify. 
Failure to use E -Verify to verify new hires will result in probation for the 
employer or suspension/revocation of the employer’s business licenses.  
The State: 
Under the South Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Act, the State is 
responsible for the enforcement of occupational safety and health standards in 
all workplaces, both public and private, within the state of South Carolina. 
However, longshoring, shipbuilding, ship repairing and shipbreaking operations 
covered by the Longshoremen and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, as 
amended, remain under federal jurisdiction.  
 Each employer shall furnish to his employees employment and a place of 
employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or likely 
to cause death or physical harm to his employees, and he shall comply with 
occupational safety and health s tandards promulgated by the Director.  
Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health 
standards and all rules, regulations and orders issued by the director of Labor, 
Licensing and Regulation which are applicable to his own actions and conduct.  
Any employee or his representative may request an inspection of his place 
or site of em ployment. Any employee may file a complaint, either verbally or in 
writing.   Complaint forms and filing information may be found on our website or 
w ill be provided, upon request, by the South Carolina Department of Labor, 
Licensing and Regulation.  
Employers and employees have the right to participate in inspections by 
means of bringing to the attention of the inspecting officer possible violations 
whi ch exist in their area of work and the right to participate in the walk -around 
inspection. The inspecting officer shall have the right to determine the number 
of persons participating in the walk -around inspection.  
Under state law, when the authorized repr esentative of the employees 
accompanies the inspecting officer during a walk -around inspection, he shall 
not suffer any loss of wages or other benefits which would normally accrue to 
Where there is no authorized representative, the inspecting officer will 
consult with a reasonable number of employees concerning matters of safety 
and health in the workplace.  
State and federal laws prohibit discrimination against any employee if he 
files a complaint or causes any proceeding under or rel ated to this Act or is 
about to testify in any such proceedings or because of the exercise by any 
employee on behalf of himself or others of any right afforded under state and 
federal law. The Director of Labor, Licensing and Regulation or the nearest 
federal OSHA offices must be notified within thirty (30) days after such 
discriminatory act occurs. State and local government employees should file 
such complaints with the Director, South Carolina Department of Labor, 
Licensing and Regulation.  A public sector employee believing that he has been 
discharged or otherwise discriminated against by any person in violation of 
Section 41- 15-510 may proceed with a civil action pursuant to the provisions 
contained in Chapter 27, Title 8.  
 Citations listing the alleged violations during an inspection will be mailed 
to the employer with reasonable promptness. State law requires such citations 
be promptly posted at appropriate places for  employee information for three (3) 
days, or until the violations are corrected, whichever is later, to warn 
employees of dangers that may exist.  
An employer may be assessed a penalty up to seven thousand ($7,000) 
dollars for a non -serious violation.  
An employer who receives a citation for a serious violation may be 
assessed a penalty up to seven thousand ($7,000) dollars for each such 
Any  employer who willfully violates an occupational safety and health rule 
or regulation may be  assessed a penalty not more than seventy thousand 
dollars ($70,000) for each violation.  
Any employer who willfully 
violates an occupational safety and 
health rule or regulation and the 
violation causes death to an 
employee shall be deemed guilty of a 
misdemeanor and, upon conviction, 
be punished by fine, imprisonment or 
Under a plan approved November 30, 1972 by the U.S. Department of 
Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the State of 
South Carolina is providing job safety and health protection for workers 
throughout the State. Federal OSHA will monitor the operation of this plan to 
assure that continued approval is merited. Any person may make a complaint 
regarding the State administration of this plan directly to the Regional Office of 
OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, 61 Forsyth Street S.W., Room 6T 50, 
Atlanta, Georgia 30303.  
Safety and Health Protection on the Job

Other South Carolina Labor Law Posters 2 PDFS

There are an additional one optional and mandatory South Carolina 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.

Poster Name Poster Type
Mandatory S.C Workplace Laws: Safety and Health on the Job Job Safety
Mandatory DLLR Required Workplace Poster General Labor Law Poster

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