Employee Rights Posters

Federal & state posters are required to be displayed in all Cornell workplaces.

Posters must be displayed in a conspicuous place where other notifications of workplace rights and employer rules and policies are posted so that employees can readily find and read them at wheelchair height.

Note: Be sure to check the "Posters that might be required in your workplace" heading below for additional posters that may be required.


These posters provide important information regarding your rights under federal and New York State law. If you have questions, please contact the Workforce Policy and Labor Relations office.

Poster Sets:

The posters may be downloaded in printable sets by clicking on these links:

Download combined PDF with all federal letter-size posters

Download combined PDF with all federal legal-size posters

Download combined PDF with all New York State posters

More information about posting details and links to individual posters can be found below.

Federal Posting Requirements

The following posters can be printed on 8½ x 11 inch paper.

This poster is to be posted with the EEO Supplement and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.


Please print these posters on 8½ x 14 inch paper.

Posters that might be required in your workplace depending on type of work or funding source

Construction Contracts/ Public Works

  • Employee Rights Under the Davis-Bacon Act (pdf): Any contractor/subcontractor engaged in contracts in excess of $2,000 for the actual construction, alteration/repair of a public building or public work or building or work financed in whole or in part from federal funds, federal guarantee, or federal must post this notice at the site of the work in a prominent and accessible place.

Applicants for Employment and Employees working on Federal Contract with E-Verify Clause

These notices are to be posted where visible to prospective employees and to employees hired working on a federal contract with a FAR e-verify clause.

Recipients of U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) Funding

Units employing Minors

  • Minor Employee Working Schedule:  Units employing minor employees (under 18) must post the work schedule (days, hours, start and end times, meal breaks) of the minor employees and post in a conspicuous place.

National Aeronautic and Space Administration (“NASA”) Funding

NASA-funded Programs and Activities:  If your program or activity receives NASA funding, you are required to:

  • Provide individualized copies of the poster and brochures (see links below) to the deans, chairs, and faculty receiving funding from NASA, especially principle investigators on NASA grants
  • Place printed copies of the poster and the brochures in the common areas in program buildings for those programs and activities receiving NASA funding so that beneficiaries may learn more about their rights to equal opportunity in STEM programs
  • Ensure that the links to the poster and brochure are placed on the websites for the programs and activities receiving NASA funding

New York State Posters

New York State Department of Labor

Note: Employees represented by a collective bargaining agent should consult their contract for applicable pay practices and release time provisions



NDEAM poster; Americas Workforce - Empowering All


OPTIONAL POSTER: National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Download here