The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) poster notice describes federal laws prohibiting job discrimination based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, religion, age (40 and older), disability or genetic information. Retaliation for filing a charge, reasonably opposing discrimination, or participating in a discrimination lawsuit, investigation or proceeding.
Required for employers with 15 or more employees.
Posting and Notice Requirements
- Display in a conspicuous location in the workplace where notices to employees and job applicants are customarily posted
- Available in Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese, but posting of the notice in languages other than English is not required.
- Physical versions must be visible and accessible to applicants and employees with disabilities that limit mobility
- Notices can be recorded on an audio file, provided in an electronic format that can be utilized by screen-reading technology or read to applicants or employees with disabilities that limit seeing or reading ability
- Employers are encouraged to post the electronic notice on their web sites in a conspicuous location. However, electronic posting does not fulfill the obligation to physically post the required information
- Electronic versions may be required in addition to physical posting for certain situations (e.g., for telecommuters)
The new poster was released in October 2022 and again in June 2023. It replaced the EEO is the Law and EEO supplement posters.