The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) COBRA gives workers and their families who lose their health benefits the right to choose to continue group health benefits provided by their group health plan for limited periods of time under certain circumstances such as voluntary or involuntary job loss, reduction in the hours worked, transition between jobs, death, divorce, and other life events.
EEOC Notice Regarding St Johns County Wellness Program (EEOC)
EEOC Notice Regarding St Johns County Wellness Program (EEOC) The EEOC requires that employer wellness programs that ask employees about their medical conditions or that ask employees to take medical examinations (such as tests to detect high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes) must ensure that these programs are reasonably designed to promote health and prevent disease, that they are voluntary, and that employee medical information is kept confidential. (Posted 12/2022)
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) The Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988 (EPPA) generally prevents employers from using lie detector tests, either for pre-employment screening or during the course of employment, with certain exemptions. (Revised 07/2016)
E-Verify Participation / Right to Work
E-Verify Participation / Right to Work E-Verify is a system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. U.S. law requires companies to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States – either U.S. citizens, or foreign citizens who have the necessary authorization. Includes English and Spanish versions. (Revised 12/2010)
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) , which prescribes standards for the basic minimum wage and overtime pay, affects most private and public employment. (Revised 04/2023)
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) The FMLA entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage under the same terms and conditions as if the employee had not taken leave. (Revised 04/2016)
Florida Equal Opportunity Employment (EEO)
Florida Equal Opportunity Employment (EEO) The Employment Standards Administration’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) administers and enforces E.O. 11246 which prohibits certain federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. (Revised 11/2009)
Florida Minimum Wage
Florida Minimum Wage Florida law requires the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to calculate a minimum wage rate each year.
Florida Workers Compensation
Florida Workers Compensation If you are injured as a result of a work-related accident, your employer’s workers’ compensation coverage may entitle you to medical and partial wage replacement benefits.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) HIPAA is a 1996 federal law that sets a national standard to protect medical records and other personal health information. The HIPAA Privacy Rule requires health plans to develop and distribute a notice that provides a clear, user friendly explanation of individuals rights with respect to their personal health information and the privacy practices of health plans and health care providers. (Posted 03/2022)
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protects service members’ reemployment rights when returning from a period of service in the uniformed services, including those called up from the reserves or National Guard, and prohibits employer discrimination based on military service or obligation. (Revised 07/2008)
Whistleblower Although there is no specific Whistleblower Poster, the Whistleblower Protection provisions have the following poster requirements under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) and the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 (ERA). This poster informs employees of their right to file a retaliation or discrimination complaint with OSHA for making safety and health complaints or for exercising rights under the OSH Act. (OSHA 3165-02 2012R)