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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and  resources about Employee Rights in Pennsylvania.

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How to Assert Your Rights in the Workplace

Information from Neighborhood Legal Services Association on how to assert your rights in the workplace.

Know Your Employment Rights!

Information from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia on employment rights including wages, unemployment compensation, family and medical leave, discrimination, workplace injuries, and unions. (January 2014)

Know Your Employment Rights

Fact sheet from MidPenn Legal Services outlining the basic rights all employees have at their workplace. [PDF] (February 2014)

Immigrant Workers’ Rights and COVID-19

Information on the rights of immigrant workers relating to COVID-19.

Need Health Insurance and Not Working in Your Prior Job? Act Now!

If you are not working because you are on leave, on layoff, or have lost your job, you should look at the following options for health care for yourself and your family. You should secure coverage within 60 DAYS of when you lose coverage through your employer, or you will lose the opportunity to get affordable benefits through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace until the end of the year.

Returning to Work During Coronavirus

Answers to some frequently asked questions from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia about returning to work following a shutdown during the COVID-19 crisis.

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