Labor laws and worker protection
Learn about laws that protect your employment and your safety on the job.
Termination of employment
If you feel that you have been wrongfully fired from a job or let go from an employment situation, learn about your state's wrongful discharge laws.
Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
Learn about the federal and state laws that protect you from unfair and unwelcome treatment at work.
Workers' compensation provides cash benefits or medical care for workers who suffer an injury or become ill due to their workplace. Learn about the benefits and where to apply.
Where to report workplace safety violations
You have the right to work in a safe environment. If your workplace is unsafe, report your employer to the government agency that regulates it.
The Family and Medical Leave Act for workers and employers
Learn about the labor law that allows eligible employees to take an extended leave of absence from work.
Learn about minimum wage, overtime pay, and job misclassification.
Federal laws require employers to act fairly and protect the health of employees. Review this chart for an overview of the most common laws.