Employment Law Summaries

September 15, 2012 in , , , ,

There are many federal laws that have an impact on any business that has employees. Summaries of some of these laws, executive orders, and guidelines are listed below:

For full descriptions, read the rest of Employment Law Summaries.

Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws

  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Civil Rights Act of 1991 (CRA ’91)
  • Equal Pay Act (EPA)
  • Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986
  • Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

Other Federal Employment Laws That May Affect Your Business

  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
  • Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
  • Consumer Credit Protection Act
  • Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)
  • Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
  • Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) (Social Security Act)
  • Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) (1936)
  • Federal Wiretapping Act
  • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Jury System Improvement Act
  • National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA)
  • Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996
  • The Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN)

Laws Affecting Federal Contractors and/or Recipients of Federal Grants

  • Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988
  • Executive Order 11246
  • The Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA)
  • The Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Read the rest of Employment Law Summaries.

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