Articles & FAQs
State and federal laws protect workers from discrimination based on their age.
Employers are increasingly asking workers to give up their rights, so watch what you sign.
Learn how to protect your rights in the workplace and get results.
Steps to take if you think conditions at your workplace pose a hazard to your health or safety.
Many state and local measures protect gay and lesbian workers from discrimination in the workplace.
It may help you get the job, but you could pay for it later.
Understand the privacy laws that cover your telephone, voicemail, email, and Internet use at work.
Men and women doing the same work are entitled to earn the same pay.
Find out what you need to prove if you want to sue your employer for violating your privacy at work.
Genetic testing was first labeled an advancement, allowing us to improve preventative medicine. Now it's being used in workplaces to label employees -- and some call that a violation of privacy.
Contractors and consultants have to pay estimated taxes every quarter.
Discrimination in the workplace hasn't gone away. Here's what it is -- and advice on what to do if you think it's happening to you.
Employers must not discriminate against employees based on their religion, and they must accommodate employees' needs to practice their faiths.
The IRS keeps a close eye on self-employed individuals. Here's what it looks for.
Use the law and your employer's complaint procedures to protect yourself from on-the-job harassment.
As health concerns increase, more and more workplaces are going smoke-free.
Get information about all of the laws and benefits you may be entitled to before taking a leave.
Not everyone who loses a job is entitled to unemployment benefits. Find out if you are.
The law prohibits your employer from punishing you for asserting your rights under workplace safety laws.
Find out the rules regarding pay for things like on-call time, sleep time, education, training, and breaks.
Learn the rules on medical exams, drug screens, lie detector tests, and psychological profiles.
Tips on severance packages, health insurance, unemployment insurance, and final paychecks.