Your Rights in the Workplace

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NOLO, Jun 17, 2010 - Law - 560 pages
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The laws that protect you in the workplace explained in one easy-to-read guide!

Your Rights in the Workplace
  • is the most complete handbook on workplace laws ever published -- it's a must-have for every employee.

    Your Rights in the Workplace covers everything from rules for hiring and getting paid through losing a job and unemployment benefits -- all in plain English. Get the facts on:

  • illegal firings and layoffs
  • challenging a job loss
  • wages and hours
  • privacy on your email and voice mail
  • family and medical leave
  • on-the-job safety and health
  • health insurance and retirement plans
  • workplace testing
  • sexual harassment
  • discrimination
  • unemployment, disability and workers' compensation insurance

    The 9th edition is completely updated to provide the latest legislation and case law that affects employees in all 50 states, including changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), new rules on COBRA continuation of health insurance, and the new Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
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    About the author (2010)

    Barbara Kate Repa is an attorney and expert on employment rights. She has been a guest on national radio and television including The Today Show, ABC News, NPR, CNBC, Court TV, KFI and KGO radio and has been quoted in a number of publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today and more. Author of Avoid Employee Lawsuits, Your Rights in the Workplace and Sexual Harassment on the Job, Ms. Repa is an author and editor at She has 20 years of experience working as a legal journalist covering workplace issues, and more recently, as a consultant on workplace discrimination. She currently lives in San Francisco.

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