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How Law Affects the Workplace

Is there a single law of the workplace?

No, there is no single "law of the workplace." Today's workplace law consists of federal and state laws, civil service rules, collective bargaining agreements, contracts, company personnel handbooks, and employer practices.

>>Is there a single law of the workplace?
>>Does it matter if a person works for a government instead of a private employer?
>>What is the legal significance of a union contract?
>>Do workplace laws cover independent contractors?
>>What is the distinction between employees and independent contractors?
>>What about temporary workers?
>>What about part-time workers?


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