Employment Law, Employee Resource Links

United States Department of Labor
This Web site is for the United States Department of Labor, which provides information for workers, employers and unions.Wage and Hour Division
This page contains 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
This page, maintained by the NLRB, provides a list of employee rights granted under federal law.

Legal Information Institute
The LII gives background information on various employment law issues.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Home Page
The ADA Web site offers information and updates on numerous aspects of the ADA, including regulation, enforcement and innovations to assist with compliance.

AFL-CIO
Official site for American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations.

OSHA
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration site provides useful resources for creating and maintaining a safe work environment as well as information on reporting non-compliant workplaces.

Workplace Fairness
Workplace Fairness, formerly known as the National Employee Rights Institute (NERI), helps individuals understand their rights in the workplace; the organization’s site includes fact sheets, discussion groups and publications.