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  • Get a Clean Slate in Pennsylvania - MyCleanSlatePA.com

    This website, MyCleanSlatePA.com provides comprehensive information on Pennsylvania's Clean Slate Law that provides for automated sealing of certain criminal records. Information is also provided on how to obtain legal help in dealing with your criminal record. Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
  • How to Remove Barriers to Employment

    Booklet from North Penn Legal Services explaining what you need to know about Expungements, Limited Access (Record Sealing), Pardons and overcoming barriers to employment when you have a criminal record. Content Detail

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Expungement of Juvenile Records

    Expungement is a legal process by which your juvenile record is erased and no one can see it. This brochure from Kid's Voice provides information on the process. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Kid's Voice
  • How to Assert Your Rights in the Workplace

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

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • 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. Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    French / Français
    Russian / Pусский
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
    Chinese / 中文
  • Know Your Rights at Work

    This booklet from the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General outlines the rights a worker has in the workplace and how to get help if you are experiencing an unlawful work-related issue. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • Immigrant Workers Have Rights!

    Know your rights and enforce them! No matter what your immigration status is, these rights apply to all! Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Sexual Violence Against Farmworkers: A Guidebook for Legal Providers

    The goal of this guidebook from the Southern Poverty Law Center is to increase the knowledge and skills of legal professionals so that you can better serve farmworkers who have experienced sexual violence. It provides helpful explanations about the life and work of farmworkers as well as unique issues that may impact the services you provide. Content Detail

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    Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Family and Medical Leave Act

    Information from Neighborhood Legal Services Association on the Family and Medical Leave Act. Content Detail

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Family and Medical Leave Act Fact Sheet

    Information from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia on the Family and Medical Leave Act that protects certain employees from getting fired while on leave for family or medical reasons. Read More

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
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    Spanish / Español
  • Family and Medical Leave Act Fact Sheet

    Fact Sheet from the United States Department of Labor about the Family and Medical Leave Act. [PDF] Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
  • Minimum Wage and Overtime Complaint Form

    This form from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry is used to file complaints under the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act of 1968. In an effort to expedite your complaint, the Bureau of Labor Law Compliance encourages you to take advantage of the online or electronic submission of the complaint form, but you may choose instead to return a hardcopy version of this form. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
  • Wages and Hours

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

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Where to File a Claim for Wages

    A claim for unpaid wages can be filed with the U.S. Department of Labor, Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, or Municipal Court. This chart lists information to help you determine where the claim should be filed. Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
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    Spanish / Español
  • Victim Service Programs

    If you are a victim of crime or have been affected by a crime, you may receive help from an advocate from a Victim Service Program. The following link provides information on local programs that offer help. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Office of Victim Services