Basic Worker's Rights

There are many laws that protect your rights when you work in the United States. It is important to know your rights so you can tell if your employer is following the law. This information tells you what your legal rights are, and where to go for help when you have problems.

All workers are protected by these laws, even if you don't have legal immigration papers. If you work on a farm, the laws that protect you are different than the laws described here.

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