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Federal Agencies – Laws

www.dol.gov:United States Department of Labor, the federal enforcement agency for issues arising under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, health, pension benefit plans, etc.

http://www.dol.gov/whd/flsa/: US Dept. of Labor Summary – the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the federal wage law.

http://www.dol.gov/whd/fmla/: U.S. Dept. of Labor Summary – Federal Family & Medical Leave Act, including 2009 Amendments with new Military Family Leave Entitlements.

www.nlrb.gov: The National Labor Relations Board, the federal agency responsible for enforcing the National Labor Relations Act, as well as conducting and certifying the results of union elections held pursuant to the provisions of the Act.

www.eeoc.gov: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, charged with enforcing Federal laws that prohibit unlawful harassment and discrimination in employment.

 

California State Agencies – Laws

www.dir.ca.gov/DLSE: Cal. Dept. of Industrial Relations-Division of Labor Standards Enforcement: Enforces California Labor Law statutes, Cal/OSHA, Workers Compensation laws, etc.

www.dir.ca.gov/iwc/wageorderindustries.htm: IWC, California Wage Orders for CA. Employers.

www.dir.ca.gov/iwc/Minwage2007.pdf: Current, CA. Minimum Wage Order

www.dfeh.ca.gov: California Department of Fair Employment & Housing, charged with enforcing the Fair Employment & Housing Act, prohibiting discrimination and harassment in employment.

www.edd.ca.gov/default.htm: Employment Development Department (EDD), for unemployment, disability claims, paid family leave.

www.fehc.ca.gov/act/default.asp: California’s Family Rights Act.

www.edd.ca.gov/Disability/Paid_Family_Leave.htm: California’s Paid Family Leave Insurance Program aka Family Temporary Disability Insurance Program.

www.dir.ca.gov/wpnodb.html: Required Employer Postings for California.