Major Federal Laws
Federal laws have a tremendous impact on the workplace, impacting on the entire spectrum of rights and responsibilities on the job. This section looks at just some of the major federal laws.
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What are the major federal anti-discrimination laws?
What aspects of the employment relationship are regulated by these laws?
What types of employers are regulated under Title VII?
How do I know if an action is discriminatory in violation of the law?
What should I do if I think I have been discriminated against in violation of the law?
How does someone file a charge under federal law?
What is the Age Discrimination in Employment Act?
What types of employers are regulated under the ADEA?
Is there a federal agency responsible for enforcing the ADEA?
What is Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act?
What is a “disability”?
What types of employers are regulated under the ADA?
Is there a federal agency responsible for enforcing the ADA?