Resources

Employment Law Resource Links

United States Department of Labor (DOL)
Information for workers, employers and unions.

Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
Information regarding enforcement of federal labor laws, including minimum wage; child labor and overtime standards set out under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA); and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA).

The Contract Employee's Handbook
This resource contains information to assist independent contractors with management of their careers.

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
The NLRB site provides background information on the functions and services of the National Labor Relations Board of interest to employers, employees and policymakers.

Employee Rights
List of rights guaranteed to employees covered under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

Discrimination Resource Links

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The EEOC is responsible for enforcing federal employment discrimination laws. Its Web site provides information on the federal laws that are designed to prevent employment discrimination based on race, religion, sex and other categories.

DisabilityInfo.gov
DisabilityInfo.gov provides a directory of government information for people with disabilities and their families, service providers, employers and other community members.

Youth at Work: Real World, Real Rights!
This EEOC Web site teaches teens about their federally protected employment rights and the laws prohibiting employment discrimination.

Department of Labor (DOL)
The Department of Labor defends the rights of workers at many stages, including job seeking, employment and retirement.

Federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Laws
Federal laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, pregnancy and disability. They also prohibit wage inequality between men and women.

Sexual Harassment Resource Links

Facts About Sexual Harassment
Information about sexual harassment from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Sexual Harassment: It's Not Academic
Sexual harassment in schools, published by the US Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Sexual Harassment Resources
Links to a variety of resources on sexual harassment, including governmental agency and military policies on sexual harassment; sponsored by the University of North Carolina Greensboro.

Stopping Sexual Harassment: An AFSCME Guide
Sexual harassment issues from the viewpoint of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), a union representing public employees.

Sexual Harassment: The Employer's Role in Prevention
Employer-focused article, sponsored by the American Bar Association Section on General Practice. Contains information on where to find model sexual harassment policies.