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Labor Rights Week

August 29 @ 8:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm

This year, we recognize #LaborRightsWeek Aug. 28-Sept. 1. Visit www.dol.gov/LaborRightsWeek to learn more about your rights at work.

View our free workplace rights resources in English and Spanish: www.dol.gov/LaborRightsWeek #LaborRightsWeek

Do you work in the United States? Whatever your age, wherever you’re from, you have rights. Learn more: www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/immigration #LaborRightsWeek

Everyone who works in the United States has #LaborRights. Learn more: www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/immigration #LaborRightsWeek

Workers: You have the right to speak up about unsafe work conditions regardless of where you are from, your language, or your job. Report workplace violations at www.osha.gov/workers/file-complaint #LaborRightsWeek

Do you feel unsafe at work? You can file a confidential complaint online or by phone by calling your local OSHA office. www.osha.gov/workers #LaborRightsWeek

All workers: You have the right to:

  • Protection from hazards
  • To be paid properly
  • Report unsafe working conditions

Call 1-800-321-OSHA (6742) or visit www.OSHA.gov/worker #LaborRightsWeek

Workers: You have the right…

  • To be paid properly
  • To a safe and healthful workplace
  • To be treated equally
  • To join with coworkers
  • To fair treatment as a veteran or service member

Learn more: www.worker.gov #LaborRightsWeek

Workers: You have rights. Visit www.worker.gov to learn more about your rights and how @USDOL protects them. #LaborRightsWeek

If you believe your employer has not paid you the wages you are owed or is late with your paycheck, call @USDOL at 1-866-487-2365. #LaborRightsWeek

Federal law entitles workers to a safe workplace. This includes protection from things like heat-related illnesses and excessive heat. Learn more about workers’ rights: www.osha.gov/heat-exposure

Workers: If your employer doesn’t protect you from heat hazards, contact @OSHA_DOL. www.osha.gov/workers/file-complaint

Retaliation for speaking up about safety and health concerns is not OK. Know your rights: https://www.whistleblowers.gov/

An employer cannot take negative action against you if you report injuries, safety issues, or other concerns. If you experience retaliation such as:

  • Being fired
  • Being laid off
  • Changes in work hours

File a complaint: www.whistleblowers.gov #LaborRightsWeek

Young workers under 18 cannot have certain hazardous jobs under federal law. Learn more about workers’ rights and employers’ responsibilities when it comes to #ChildLabor: www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/youthrules 

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Start:
August 29 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 2 @ 5:00 pm
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