Legal Notices

Furman University is required by state and federal law to provide certain notices to inform employees of their legal rights.  These notices are also posted in multiple locations on campus.

Workplace Rights Posters

Furman University is required to post the following notices in the workplace.

Federal laws require the following posters be displayed:

Equal Opportunity Employment Commission: Provides notice to applicants and employees of prohibited employment-related discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability.

Employee Polygraph Protection Act: Prohibits most private employers from using lie detector tests either for pre-employment screening or during the course of employment (with some exceptions).

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): This poster displays notices about minimum wage, overtime pay, child labor laws, and enforcement of the FLSA.

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA): Notice explaining an employee’s rights and responsibilities relating to FMLA, including eligibility for leave, notice requirements, job protection, and health benefit continuation.

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA): “Your Rights Under USERRA” explains the rights, benefits, and obligations of employees covered under USERRA.

Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA): This poster explains that employees are entitled to a workplace free from recognized hazards and how to report potential hazards.

South Carolina law requires the following notices be displayed:

South Carolina Workplace Laws: This poster includes the notices required to be displayed by S.C. Law.