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HR professionals assist their organization's by ensuring compliance with a wide range of federal statutes and implementing regulations. The following federal law digest brings together the fundamentals of federal employment laws HR professionals working in the public or private sectors need to be familiar with.
Department of Labor Ruling, Interpretation and Opinion LettersPlease consult with an attorney before you rely on any DOL Opinion Letters, ruling, or interpretation as the DOL issues new regulations and guidance from time to time.
DOL rulings and interpretations cover the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), as well as various other labor and wage and hour related matters.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Informal Discussion Letters
These letters are answers to companies that have posed specific questions to the EEOC, and they are intended to answer only that question for that company. The opinions expressed by the EEOC in these letters are not meant to provide legal opinions for the general public.
The letters cover Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII, as well as various other federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
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