The required pamphlets in our compliance kit include 20 each of the following:
Sexual Harassment Pamphlet
Must distribute to all new hires (recommended for all employees annually and independent contractors)
At the time of hire, all employees must receive a written information sheet on their right to a harassment-free workplace—including the definition of harassment and an employee's right to complain about sexual harassment without fear of retaliation. Distributing these sexual harassment pamphlets could protect you from a devastating lawsuit.
Workers' Compensation Rights & Benefits Pamphlet
Must distribute to all new hires
Employers are required to give a Workers' Compensation pamphlet to all new employees at the time of hire and no later than the first pay period. It informs your employees of their rights and obligations regarding workers' compensation. This pamphlet's content changes frequently, but includes the types of benefits available; how to predesignate a physician who will provide treatment for work-related injuries; what to do if there's a dispute; penalties for making fraudulent claims; and what to to if an employee gets injured at work The pamphlet also includes the Personal Chiropractor or Acupuncturist Designation and Personal Physician Designation forms; and it must be provided in Spanish to employees whose primary language is Spanish.
State Disability Insurance Pamphlet
Must distribute to all new hires and again to any employee taking a leave of absence for a covered reason
The State Disability Insurance (SDI) pamphlet notifies employees of their right to disability insurance benefits should they sustain a non-work-related injury. Including these disability insurance pamphlets in your orientation kits and making sure one is available to every employee taking a leave for a covered reason fulfill an important legal obligation.
Paid Family Leave Pamphlet
Must distribute to all new hires and again to any employee taking a leave of absence for a reason that may entitle them to benefits
Information in the Paid Family Leave (PFL) pamphlet is required by state law and must be provided to all new employees AND employees taking a leave of absence for a reason that may entitle them to PFL wage replacement benefits, such as caring for a seriously ill family member or to bond with a new child. This pamphlet describes the PFL Benefits Program, outlines what makes employees eligible or ineligible for PFL benefits, and explains how to apply for the benefits.
Unemployment Insurance Pamphlet
Must distribute to any employee who is terminated, laid off or takes a leave of absence, or when an employee resigns
The Unemployment Insurance (UI) pamphlet notifies employees of their right to unemployment insurance benefits when they are terminated, laid off, granted a leave of absence, or when an employee resigns. You are required to provide this unemployment information to any employee in any of these instances.
Rights of Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Pamphlet
Must distribute to all new employees at the time of hire and to any current employee who requests it
The Rights of Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking pamphlet describes protections for employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking to take time off for legal proceedings; the right of victims to take time off to get medical attention or services if your company has 25 or more workers; the right of victims to request reasonable accommodation to make sure they are safe at work; and protections against discrimination and retaliation.