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·The major federal legislation that has been enacted to protect individuals from discrimination based on such factors as age, gender, disability, race or national origin, including The Civil Rights Act; The Americans with Disabilities Act; and The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
·The Family Medical and Leave Act, which recognizes that there are legitimate reasons an individual may need to take a leave from work, without fear of retaliation or loss of employment
·Workers' compensation laws, which were enacted to protect employees who suffer work-related disability resulting from injury or disease, by providing monetary compensation and other benefits
·Other workplace concerns, such as health and safety, privacy issues and workplace harassment, including sexual harassment.
The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.