Know Your Rights at Work

Laws exist to protect employees from discrimination and harassment. The rights of employees are protected by federal, state, and local laws, as well as by common law, for discriminatory or illegal behavior by their employers. But how can you ensure that your rights are protected in the workplace?

The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund is pleased to provide the Know Your Rights at Work resource. This resource, developed by experts, provides up-to-date content and reflects the latest legal developments, so you know you’re getting current information on workplace protection.

Workplace Laws

discrimination

Title VII of the
Civil Rights Act of 1964

 

Family and Medical Leave Act

Family and Medical Leave

 

equal pay

Equal Pay

 

pregnancy discrimination

Pregnancy Discrimination

 

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Workplace Sexual Harassment

Workplace Rights Weekly

Topic of the Week

Technology Addiction: Do You Own Them or Do They Own You?

It IS possible to not let your devices control you. This week's strategies are designed to make make these devices work for you.

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Blog of the Week

Take a Made-In-America Vacation

What could be more "Made in America" than a good old USA summer vacation that's union made, too? Here are some tips from Union Plus.

Thought for the Week

"One unnamed American college student told of their overwhelming technology cravings, which they confessed was not too dissimilar from a person suffering from substance abuse. "

–Anonymous

List of the Week

from CareerBuilder.com

Color Me Successful: Hiring Managers Tell Us What Colors Tell Them


• Black - Leadership
• Blue - Team Player
• Gray - Logical/Analytical
• White - Organized
• Brown - Dependable
• Red - Power
• Green, Yellow, Orange or Purple - all four colors were associated with Creative

Top Five News Headlines

  1. NLRB dismisses unions' complaints regarding Convention Center
  2. Wisconsin Court Upholds Law Curbing Unions' Rights
  3. Fast-food chains go to war with labor board
  4. Met Opera Employees Facing Unemployment Rally Together
  5. Obama Expected To Sign Executive Order On Federal Contractor Workplace Conditions