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What is a poster board?

A poster board is an exhibit containing various posters that are required by state and federal law. The prime contractor is responsible to construct a poster board that contains all required posters and place it on the project site of work.

An image showing poster boards including posters such as whistleblowers, the law, notice to workers, employee rights, Americans with Disabilities Act.

Federal Poster Board example (PDF, 1 MB) These posters are to be displayed on projects that are state and federally funded.


State Poster Board example (PDF, 1 MB) These posters are to be displayed on projects that are state funded only.


Federal-only Poster Board (PDF, 1 MB) These posters are to be displayed on projects that are federally funded only.

What are the poster board guidelines?

  • Posters must contain information relevant to the project and must be legible
  • Poster board must include all required posters
  • Poster board must be displayed starting the first work day until project is 100 percent complete
  • Poster board must be located on the project site of work, not at off-site facilities
  • Poster board must be accessible to all employees at all times
  • Contact information is required to be inserted on poster boards (PDF, .1 MB)
  • Poster board must contain all wage determinations contained in the contract
  • Poster board must contain any wage conformances by the U.S. Department of Labor

How do I order posters?

  • MnDOT, county, city, consultant, contractor personnel and other interested parties shall complete a Poster Boards Request Form (PDF, .1 MB), save the document and attach it to an email addressed to: michelle.travers@state.mn.us. Incomplete forms will not be processed.
  • Questions about the poster requirements should be directed to Clancy Finnegan at 651-366-4204.

Can I download the posters instead of ordering them?

Yes. Listed below are downloadable PDF posters for federal and/or state aid contracts. In order to determine the types of posters needed, the contractor shall refer to the examples provided on this page. Please note that the federal and/or state wage decision, along with the state truck rental rate decision has not been included; the contractor shall obtain this information from its contract with the contracting agency.

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