The EEOC increases fines for posting violations. New regulations more than doubled the fines for employers who fail to comply with notice posting requirements.  Each violation now carries a $210 fine, up from $100.  The EEOC requires private employers, as well as the state and local governments employing 15 or more individuals.

Post notices including information under the following laws:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964;
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; and
  • Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act.

These notices must be prominently displayed in workplace areas accessible to employees and/or labor representatives.

This increase took effect April 18, 2014.  The increased civil penalty will apply only to those violations that occur after the rule’s effective date.

For more information please see the website for the EEOC


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