Whether you are new to the job market or are a seasoned employee, there are laws in place to protect your rights. This useful “Top 10” list of employment laws gives a good outline of out-of-bounds illegal employment practices. A few highlights you may / may not know: Managers cannot discriminate in hiring based on a person’s race, religion, sex or national origin. When an hourly employee works overtime, a manager usually must pay that employee time-and-a-half. A person’s age shouldn’t be taken into account when making a decision on hiring, firing, pay, benefits or promotions. A manger can’t immediately reject applicants by believing their disability would prevent them from doing a job.
From military leave to gender equity, pregnancy policies to immigration requirements, be informed. Read the full article of The 10 Employment Laws Every Manager Should Know.