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Nonprofit Workplace Fairness Blogs About National and Global Current Events in Employment

Organization Provides Resources for Working People, Lawyers and Advocates

WASHINGTON (Jan. 30, 2014) -- For those who have been treated unfairly in the workplace, Workplace Fairness is an organization that can help. It's also an organization that advocates for and promotes employee rights.

Workplace Fairness's blog provides a forum for all readers about such relevant areas as effects of mandated paid sick days, social media policies affecting employees' ability to speak out about working conditions and research indicating temporary workers face higher risks.

A survey by the Center for Economic and Policy Research and CUNY reveals effects of the Connecticut state law requiring employers to provide paid sick days for all workers and an NLRB settlement with Georgia Pacific requires the company to rescind its overly broad social media policy that interfered with employees' ability to speak out about working conditions there.

Other posts include This Week in the War on Workers: Temp Work Isn't Safe and it Often Isn't Temporary. A recent ProPublica report shows recent research results indicating temp workers face higher risk of injury and even death on the job than workers directly employed by the companies they work for.

Workplace Fairness is a nonprofit organization working to preserve and promote employee rights. The Workplace Fairness website, www.workplacefairness.org, provides comprehensive information about job rights and employment issues nationally and in all 50 states. It is for workers, employers, advocates, policymakers, journalists and anyone else who wants to understand, protect and strengthen workers' rights.

The Workplace Fairness website is also a resource for lawyers and advocates looking for workplace news, court decisions, class action news and other important legal information. Featured are news articles on workplace-related issues from published news sources around the country, and the award-winning Today's Workplace blog, www.todaysworkplace.org, featuring the best workplace-related commentary from around the web.

A visit to the site will give you more comprehensive information: www.workplacefairness.org

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About Workplace Fairness

Workplace Fairness is a nonprofit organization that provides information, education and assistance to individual workers and their advocates nationwide and promotes public policies that advance employee rights.

Our goals are that workers and their advocates are educated about workplace rights and options for resolving workplace problems and that policymakers, members of the business community and the public at large view the fair treatment of workers as both good business practice and sound public policy.

Workplace Fairness works toward these goals by:

  • making comprehensive information about workers' rights--free of legal jargon--readily available to workers and to advocates and organizations that assist workers;
  • providing resources to support the work of legal services organizations, community-based organizations, law schools and private attorneys that provide free legal information and services to low-income workers;
  • presenting the employee perspective in publications, policy debates and public discussion.

The award-winning Workplace Fairness website, www.workplacefairness.org, has newly updated information throughout the site, as part of the Web's most comprehensive resource educating workers about their legal rights in the workplace.

Media Contact:
Paula Brantner
Executive Director
202-243-7660
paula@workplacefairness.org
www.workplacefairness.org