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  • Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is an independent federal agency that promotes equal opportunity in employment. It protects applicants to and employees of most private employers, state and local governments, educational institutions, employment agencies and labor organizations. This web site has a basic introduction to your rights and responsibilities under federal equal employment opportunity laws. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination Questions And Answers

    List of common questions on employment discrimination. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • How to File a Complaint with OSHA

    The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 gives employees the right to file complaints about workplace safety and health hazards. Further, the Act gives complainants the right to request that their names not be revealed to their employers. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • How to File a Discrimination Charge

    This web page shows you how to file a discrimination charge if you believe you have been discriminated against by an employer, labor union or employment agency when applying for a job or while on the job, because of your race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, or believe that you have been discriminated against because of opposing a prohibited practice or participating in an equal employment opportunity matter. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Human Rights - FAQ

    Brief frequently asked questions sheet on Human Rights and discrimination Content Detail

    By:
    City of Tulsa
  • Office of Civil Rights Laws, Regulations and Standards

    Read the nondiscrimination regulations that apply to programs, services, and activities receiving Federal financial assistance from HHS and other laws enforced by the Office of Civil Rights. Content Detail

    By:
    US Department of Health & Human Services
  • Oklahoma Dept of Labor Frequently Asked Questions

    FAQ for helpful questions... How to file a claim? Are breaks and lunch periods mandatory? Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Dept of Labor
  • Procedures for the Age Discrimination in Employment Act

    Federal Regulations established by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for administration and enforcement for this act. Content Detail

    By:
    Code of Federal Regulations
  • Questions & Answers When Looking For an Elder Law Attorney

    Content Detail

    By:
    National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.
  • Refusing to Work Because Conditions are Dangerous

    What to do if your working conditions are unsafe; when you have the right to walk away from work that puts you at risk of death or serious injury. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Seniors Citizens Handbook

    This Handbook is a project of the Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (OBA/YLD). Its purpose is to be an easy-to-read guide for senior citizens to use in their daily activities. This Handbook is intended to be only an introduction to issues of concern to seniors. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Bar Association
  • The Whistleblower Protection Program

    Workers have the right to complain to OSHA and seek an OSHA inspection. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
  • What Are Your Rights As An Employee?

    FAQ provided by the Oklahoma Bar Association. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Bar Association
  • What Immigrant Workers Should Know About Social Security

    The Social Security Administration requires employers to have a valid SSN for each employee, but new guidelines for enforcing the rule have been established. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • Work Hours Information

    Federal laws pertaining to work hours are enforced by the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor's Employment Standard Administration. The Wage and Hour Division enforces federal minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor requirements and the labor requirements under federal law. This web site contains information about: (1) Breaks & Meal Periods, (2) Flexible Schedules, (3) Full-time Employment, (4) Holidays, (5) Job Sharing, (6) Night Work & Shift Work, (7) Overtime, (8) Part-time Employment, (9) Recordkeeping & Reporting, (10) Sick Leave, (11) Travel Time, (12) Vacation Leave, (13) Weekend Work and much more. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
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