Workplace Legal Issues: Discrimination, Harassment and Workers' Rights
You don't have to be a lawyer to understand matters of employment law and workplace legal issues. In this Web Guide you'll find helpful sites that explain workers' rights in plain English, connect you to legal professionals and advise you on how to handle legal issues when they arise.
Use the resources below to find out what laws govern your workplace and how you can keep your work environment friendly and comfortable for all workers.
- Unions, professional associations, and other organizations sometimes provide assistance for those who feel they are being discriminated against or mistreated in the workplace. Take a look at the findingDulcinea Professional Networking Web Guide to find a union or association for your profession.
- The American Civil Liberties Union, although not specifically focused on workplace issues, often provides assistance (legal or otherwise) to those who feel that their civil liberties are being compromised. For more information about getting help or about the organization, see the American Civil Liberties Union Web site.