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EMPLOYMENT

Employment Standards

All workers in the United States have certain rights. Federal law prohibits employers from discriminating against you because of your race, color, religion, sex (including discriminating against women who are pregnant), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

The links below provide information on employment standards in the United States.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the federal agency responsible for enforcing equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. This site is also available in multiple languages.


Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) provides a summary of the federal laws prohibiting job discrimination. This site is also available in Spanish.


Your Rights as a Worker
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides resources about the laws that protect you as a worker in the United States.


Comply With Federal Employment Laws
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides clear and easy-to-access information for workers, employers, job seekers, and retirees on how to comply with federal employment laws.


Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) provides information about immigration-related job discrimination, including how to respond if you feel that you have suffered from this type of discrimination.


U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the federal agency that assures safe and healthy working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education, and assistance. This site provides information on OSHA law and how employers can comply with it.


Workplace Safety Resources for Spanish-Speaking Employers and Workers
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides resources for Spanish-speaking employers and workers, including: