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Comprehensive Resource Educates Workers About Their Legal Rights in the Workplace

Following the U.S. election on November 8, hundreds of individuals have reported incidents of harassment and discrimination on the basis of race, ethnic origin, religion, and other legally protected categories. Workplace Fairness, the web’s leading source for information on legal rights in the workplace, is an organization that can help those who have been singled out for discriminatory treatment in the workplace. It’s also a nonprofit organization that advocates for and promotes employee rights.

The Workplace Fairness website, www.workplacefairness.org, provides comprehensive information about job rights and employment issues nationally and in all 50 states. It is for workers, employers, advocates, policymakers, journalists and anyone else who wants to understand, protect and strengthen workers’ rights.

Resources for help and information for workplace rights in all 50 states, plus job survival tips are just some of the many things available. Information on a wide range of workplace issues and organizations nationwide advocating for workers can be found throughout the Workplace Fairness website. Such topics as hiring, discrimination, harassment, pay & hours, leaves, privacy, health & safety, injuries/illness, whistleblowing and retaliation, unions, termination, worker types and unemployment are available on Workplace Fairness.

With over 400 pages of substantive legal information relating to workplace rights, laws and legislation updated in the previous 18 months, individuals with work problems who turn to the internet for answers can easily locate the Workplace Fairness website in leading search engines, with the most recent number of unique users topping 4 million annually.

The website’s new user-friendly and responsive design ensure that mobile device users can quickly and easily access the help they need, regardless of the device they use. The Your Workplace Rights and Protecting Your Rights sections are portals to hundreds of pages of content explaining workplace rights, covering the latest legislative and judicial developments that affect working people. Visitors to our website can be confident that they will receive the most comprehensive information affecting their workplace rights in all 50 states.

The Workplace Fairness website is also a resource for lawyers and advocates looking for workplace news, court decisions, class action news and other important legal information. Featured are news articles on workplace-related issues from published news sources around the country, and the award-winning Today’s Workplace blog, www.todaysworkplace.org, featuring the best workplace-related commentary from around the web.

A visit to the site will give you more comprehensive information at http://www.workplacefairness.org/ For those interested in finding out more about workplace rights and other related news stories, sign up for our E-Newsletter. The newsletter includes stories covered at Today’s Workplace Blog and the In the News sections of the website. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn. Like our Facebook page to find out more about workplace news.

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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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