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  • Know Your Rights: Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers in Pennsylvania

    Information from the Women's Law Project about the rights of workers who are pregnant, have given birth and are producing breast milk. Read More

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    Women's Law Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Legal Briefs: Employment Law Issues For Women

    Information discussed by Attorney Whitney Hughes of the Allegheny County Bar Association on the October 5, 2010 edition of "Legal Briefs" on KDKA-TV's Pittsburgh Today Live program. Features some of the most common questions coming from women who are either having difficulty with their current employers or are facing uncomfortable situations while looking for a job, and some helpful tips to keep in mind. Content Detail

    By:
    Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Employment Discrimination

    Information from Neighborhood Legal Services Association on discrimination in the workplace. Content Detail

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    Information from Neighborhood Legal Services Association on sexual harassment in on the job. Content Detail

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • EEOC Publications

    Listing of publications from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on a variety of subjects relating to equal employment opportunity and employment discrimination. Content Detail

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    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Harassment

    Information from the Erie County Bar Association on the offense of Harassment. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination - Questions And Answers

    Information from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on the federal laws covering job discrimination and what discriminatory practices are prohibited by these laws. Content Detail

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    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Sexual Harassment

    Information from the Erie County Bar Association on sexual harassment in the workplace. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Workers with Disabilities

    Information from Neighborhood Legal Services Association about the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act for workers with disabilities Content Detail

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

    Find answers to questions about employment rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act in this A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment from the U.S. Department of Justice. Webpage and PDF Version. Read More

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    U.S. Department of Justice
  • Portability of Health Coverage (HIPAA)

    Information from the United States Department of Labor on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This law provides rights and protections for participants and beneficiaries in group health plans. It includes protections for coverage under group health plans that limit exclusions for preexisting conditions; prohibit discrimination against employees and dependents based on their health status; and allow a special opportunity to enroll in a new plan to individuals in certain circumstances. HIPAA may also give you a right to purchase individual coverage if you have no group health plan coverage available, and have exhausted COBRA or other continuation coverage. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
  • Continuation of Health Coverage - COBRA

    Information from the United States Department of Labor about the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), a federal program that provides the right to continued health care coverage for people who lose their benefits under certain circumstances. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
  • Wages and Hours

    Information from Neighborhood Legal Services Association on wage and hour issues. Content Detail

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • General Wage & Hour Questions

    Frequently asked questions from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry on wage & hour requirements in Pennsylvania. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
  • If You Are A Farm Worker - Your Wage Record Book and Guide to Social Security

    Booklet from Social Security which provides farm workers an overview of your wage record, your boss's responsibility in reporting earnings, and the importance of making sure your earnings are reported correctly. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español