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Employment - In the Workplace


Where to find comparative salary & compensation information from government sources; available by state and industry. Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers. Quarterly summary of median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers. Wage determinations page of the U.S. Dept. of Labor (SCAs and DBAs).

Worker Safety

Locate OSHA inspections by business name or SIC code, plus search Accident Investigation Summaries (OSHA-170 form). The Safety and Health page of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), covering concerns of specific industries, specific topics, and official NIOSH/OSHA/DOE Health Guidelines.

Worker Rights

Publications of the U.S. Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration. Consumer-oriented factsheets on workplace safety & health and pension benefits which outline rights under Federal law and procedures for making claims. Topics include COBRA, HIPAA, MEWA regulation, and employer bankruptcy.

OSHA's Whistleblower page with a link to the Dept. of Labor's Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ) Whistleblower Library, definitions, and information on how to make a report.

Federal Equal Employment Opportunity laws. Who is covered, what is covered, and how the law affects U.S. employers, even those doing business overseas.

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