Month: September 2015

In Honor of Labor Day

In honor of Labor Day, here are 36 reasons to thank a union: Weekends All Breaks at Work, including your Lunch Breaks Paid Vacation FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act Sick Leave Social Security Minimum Wage Civil Rights Act/Title VII (Prohibits Employer Discrimination) 8-Hour Work Day Overtime Pay Child Labor Laws Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA) 40 Hour Work Week Worker’s Compensation (Worker’s Comp) Unemployment Insurance Pensions Workplace Safety Standards and Regulations Employer Health Care Insurance Collective Bargaining Rights for Employees Wrongful Termination Laws Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 Whistleblower Protection Laws Employee Polygraph Protect Act (Prohibits Employer from using a lie detector test on an employee)

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