Have you ever been in a situation at work and wondered if what was happening was illegal? If so, this infographic on employment rights might be of some help! It lays out the basics and history of the protections we enjoy as employees.
The infographic covers several employment-related laws including:
- the Fair Labor Standards Act–first set of laws that protected workers in the United States;
- the Civil Rights Act–the Act that prohibits discrimination based on certain characteristics;
- the Age Discrimination in Employment Act making it illegal to discriminate based on age;
- and OSHA–the set of laws that protect us from unsafe workplaces.
This infographic also lays out the different types of employment law which might help you determine if you are able to take action against your employer based on your situation. If you think you might have a case against your employer, click here to get more information about how we can help you!