State Compliance Posters (OR, WA & CA) Updated for 2011


Available in English and Spanish unless otherwise specified

The responsible agency is listed by each poster description.  You can contact the agency directly or on their website to order hard copies of the posters, or follow the links below to obtain a free poster you can download and print right now.  There are also federal posting requirements for Oregon employers, so be sure to check the Federal Posters page.

Many of the posters are in Adobe Acrobat format, so you’ll need a reader to open them.  If you don’t have a reader you can get one from the Adobe website by clicking here.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is free.

Minimum Wage

Required for all employers, except government and agriculture.  On January 1, 2011 the Oregonminimum wage is $8.50 per hour.  Available from BOLI:




Minimum Wage Agricultural

Required for all Oregon agricultural employers, and includes the Child Labor Law poster.  Available from BOLI:




Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA)

Required for Oregon employers with 25 or more employees in Oregon.  Available from BOLI:

English version:

Spanish version:


Workers’ Compensation Notice of Compliance

(regulated by Workers’ Compensation Division of DCBS)

Who Must Post?
All employers who are required to provide workers’ compensation coverage for their employees.

The Workers’ Compensation Division issues this notice after it receives the proof of coverage filing from the insurer. Employers should receive this notice after purchasing workers’ compensation insurance. Employers not receiving the notice or requiring a duplicate notice should contact the Workers’ Compensation Division.

Download information, and order form, about the Notice of Compliance poster. You can also contact them at:Workers’ Compensation Division
Employer Compliance

Employment Insurance Notice (Form 11)
(regulated by Employment Department)

Who Must Post?
Employers with at least a $1000 payroll in a calendar quarter and employers with one or more workers during 18 different weeks in a calendar year.

The Employment Department automatically sends this notice after an account is set up or reopened, and employers can order a duplicate if necessary. When ordering a duplicate, employers should have their business identification number ready when they call.

You will find additional information and an order form on their website at You can also contact them at:

Employment Department
Unemployment Insurance Tax Unit
Forms Hotline: 503-947-1488, Option 3


OR-OSHA Job Safety & Health (“It’s the law”)

Required for employers with one or more employees.  This poster as well as many others are available from the OR-OSHA website in English and Spanish:


No Smoking Sign and Materials

The new Smokefree Workplace Law became effective January 1, 2009.  Signs must be posted at the entrances of most Oregon employers to comply with the Oregon Smokefree Workplace Act.  The provisions of the new law and a list of exceptions is posted on the website.  Available in English and Spanish from Oregon Dept. of Health Services:

Overview of the law:

Required posting – Decal

Suggested – Flyer


Commonly Required Posters in Oregon (“8-in-1”) poster

As a service to employers, the Bureau sells a composite poster (“Commonly Required Postings in Oregon”) that includes all the generally required posters. This poster, also known as the “8-in-1” poster, includes the following: 1) Oregon State Minimum Wage poster; 2) Oregon Family Leave Act poster; 3) Oregon’s OSHA poster; 4) Federal Minimum Wage poster; 5) Federal Medical Leave Act poster; 6) EEOC’s “It’s the Law” poster; 7) Federal Polygraph Protection Act Notice; 8) Federal USERRA (military rights) poster; . It’s an easy way to stay in compliance. It is the right size (24” x 39”) for employee bulletin boards, lunch rooms, and even office doors. It is available in both English and Spanish and costs $10Order Form


NEW Commonly Required Posters in Oregon (“6-in-1”) poster

New for 2011 is a “6-in-1” poster for employers with 24 or fewer employees. This poster is available in English and Spanish and costs $10Order Form


Agricultural Composite poster (“11-in-1”) poster

The Bureau also sells a poster designed specifically for businesses engaged in agriculture. This poster includes all the state and federal postings most agricultural employers must display. This 25” x 39” poster is laminated and brightly colored for outdoor display. It is English on one side and Spanish on the other and costs $15Order Form



Effective January 1, 2011 the Washington minimum wage increases to $8.67 per hour.

As a way to simplify requirements for businesses and to save taxpayer money, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) will no longer publish a separate poster listing the new minimum wage each time the wage changes.

Employers are still required to post the “Your Rights as a Worker” poster, which provides information about the minimum wage and other topics.  This poster is available at no cost from L&I.

More information regarding Washington’s wage and hour laws is available at Employers and workers also may call 360-902-5316 or 1-866-219-7321.



Effective January 1, 2008 the California minimum wage is $8.00. The required minimum wage poster and additional information on other California posting requirements is available from the California Department of Industrial Relations