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For expert commentary on workplace trends or employee rights for your next business, career, or labor story, contact Workplace Fairness Executive Director Edgar Ndjatou by email at [email protected] or by telephone at (202) 540-0620 (office & mobile).

Since our inception in 1994, we've received compliments and mentions each year from some of the world's most influential publications and writers. The Economist, Christian Science Monitor, CNN, Smart Money, AARP, The New York Times, and The Washington Post frequently mention and interview the thought leaders at Workplace Fairness.

Private Interview Opportunities: Individual interviews with Workplace Fairness staff and members of the Board of Directors can be scheduled to discuss workplace issues for workers and employers. Contact Carole Bernard, Administrative & Development Director at [email protected].

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WF in the News


What to Know About Worker's Compensation
January 11, 2021 – U.S.News


What is Required of Employers on Election Day?
October 27, 2020 – Ascentis

Can You Miss Work To Vote? Here Are The Details For Election Day
October 20, 2020 – Elite Daily

Are you entitled to time off work to vote? Depends where you live
October 19, 2020 – Fortune

Labor Law: Employers should communicate policies on time off for voting
October 18, 2020 – Richmond Times Dispatch

How to Get Your Employer to Give You Election Day Off
October 10, 2020 – The Ascent

How to Request Time Off to Vote
October 9, 2020 – Pop Sugar

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Issues Executive Order Giving New Yorkers More Options For Voting In Presidential Election
September 8, 2020 – CBS New York

More employees with health conditions demand workplace accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act
August 28, 2020 – The Center For Public Integrity

More companies pledge to give workers time to vote
August 27, 2020 – Star Tribune

What to Do If Work Calls You Back to the Office and You're Not Ready to Go
August 12, 2020 – Newsweek

Employed But Overworked: Working in a Pandemic
August 4, 2020 – The Toggl Track

Could New Shutdowns, Lower Unemployment Benefits Drag Down the Hot Housing Market?
July 22, 2020 – The Telegraph

Sexual Harassment in the Remote Workplace: How Training Can Respond
July 21, 2020 – Training Industry

Even if the $600 weekly unemployment boost is extended, payment could be delayed for weeks
July 22, 2020 – CNBC

How to restart unemployment benefits if your workplace shuts down again
July 15, 2020 – CNBC

COVID-19 tech will fail without employee privacy
July 2, 2020 – Huff Post

How To Securely Document Racism You Experience At Work
July 2, 2020 – Huff Post

Female Employee Accuses NYC Firm Of 'Severe' Breastfeeding Harassment & Bias
July 2, 2020 – Baby Gaga

Should You Really Put Protesting On Your Résumé?
July 1, 2020 – Huff Post

Experts: COVID-19 outbreaks at processing plants affect the whole community
June 30, 2020 – CNY Central

What Are Your Privacy Rights When You Work From Home?
June 23, 2020 – Legal Zoom

Is It Safe to Go Back to Work? 8 Questions to Ask If Your Company Is Planning to Reopen the Office
June 23, 2020 – The Muse

Wanted: Servers who can lift 100 pounds. Working life in the coronavirus economy is changing.
June 11, 2020 –The Washintgon Post

Pride Month 2020: The importance of creating 'diverse and inclusionary' work environment for LGBTQ+ community
June 10, 2020 – MEAWW

Returning to work? An employment law expert explains your rights in getting your boss to accommodate you and your family’s safety
May 20, 2020 – Federal Pilot

Government orders Hair Cuttery to pay back wages to workers
May 20, 2020 – The Virginia Pilot

Will Working Parents Be Forgotten After Covid-19?
May 12, 2020 – Fatherly

Benefits Hinge on Employees Returning to Work
May 10, 2020 – KIOW

Watercooler: What you need to know about going back to work
May 9, 2020 – The Roanoke Times

How some workplaces will prepare to welcome employees back after coronavirus
April 30, 2020 – WYYZ Detroit

What you need to know about going back to work
April 29, 2020 – The Washintgon Post

Iowa Gov't.: Refusing to Return to Work During Crisis Voids Benefits
April 29, 2020 – Public News Service

Kroger Worker Who May Have Had Covid-19 Brings Job Bias Suit
April 28, 2020 – Bloomberg Law

Workers turn to courts and states for safety protection as Trump declines to act
April 29, 2020 – Politico

As states reopen, many weigh difficult decision to return to work amid pandemic: 'It's a precarious situation'
April 27, 2020 – Yahoo Life

Yes, You Can Still Claim Unemployment While Working Part-Time. Here's What You Need to Know
April 27, 2020 – Money

Being asked to return to work? Know your rights
April 27, 2020 – WTMJ-TV

What you need to know about filing for unemployment 
April 23, 2020 – Black Enterprise 

Your questions about the Paycheck Protection Program and Furloughs
April 23, 2020 –The Washington Post

Suddenly working remotely? You and your coworkers can still unionize
April 23, 2020 – Prism

Post-Pandemic Hollywood: Inside Plans to Make Movie and TV Sets Safe Again
April 22, 2020 – Variety

The biggest mistakes people make when filing for unemployment—and how to avoid them
April 21, 2020 – CNBC

The Motherboard Guide to Getting Laid Off
April 17, 2020 – Motherboard

Could employers start testing employees for COVID-19 at work?
April 17, 2020 – Marketplace

My hours have been cut due to a coronavirus furlough, but my workload hasn’t
April 9, 2020 – The Washington Post

How to manage layoffs, customers are spending on comofort
April 3, 2020 – Fashionista

Your boss could secretly be monitoring your computer screen as you work from home
April 1, 2020 – Mirror

Working from home? You are probably being spied on by your boss
March 30, 2020 – The Telegraph

Can your boss make you come to work during coronavirus outbreak?
March 26, 2020 – USA Today

Despite coronavirus, millions of workers can't stay home. Are they safe?
March 25, 2020 – USA Today

Tips if you’re let go because of coronavirus
March 20, 2020 – New York Post

Make Working from Home a “Win-Win” Proposition For You & Your Employer
March 17, 2020 – Exchange Magazine

What to do if you're a victim of wage theft
March 5, 2020 – 25 ABC

As coronavirus spreads, the CDC orders sick workers to stay home – but what if you don’t get paid sick leave?
March 10, 2020 – MarketWatch

Wells Fargo shifts sexual harassment response policy
February 14, 2020 - Winston Salem Journal 

U-Haul's Nicotine-Free Hiring Rule Reflects A Trend That Troubles Workers' Advocates
January 9, 2020 – WXXI News






Press Releases



1/12/20 - January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month


12/08/20 - Workplace Fairness Blogs Reflect Today’s Workplace Issues

11/22/20 - WF Partners with Immigration Law Attorney Jonathan Grode for Live Webinar

11/17/20 - Request to Help Workplace Fairness – Donations Benefit Workers Navigating Unchartered Waters in the Workplace

10/19/20 - Workplace Fairness Provides Resources About Registering to Vote, Other Needed Information About Voting

9/09/20 – Media Advisory: Workplace Fairness Sponsors Waging Change Documentary Film 

8/12/20 – Media Advisory: Workplace Fairness Supports Workers With Disabilities

7/30/20 – Shared Visions of Thought Leaders at Workplace Fairness Help Those Experiencing Angst in the Workplace

7/07/20 – Workplace Fairness Blog Offers Timely Information for Workers

6/15/20 – Workplace Fairness Announces 3 Additional Members Elected to Board of Directors


6/02/20 – Workplace Fairness Offers Workers Rights Resource Pages for Workers

5/12/20 – Workplace Fairness Announces Long-Time Supporter Joins Organization’s Board of Directors

5/12/20 – Workplace Fairness Offers COVID-19 Resource Pages for Workers (May)

4/28/20 – Restaurants’ Bailout Problem: Unemployment Pays More; When Losing Your Job Feels Like Losing Your Self

4/22/20 – Workplace Fairness Appeals for Support in Its Efforts to Empower America’s Workers During COVID-19

4/16/20 – Workplace Fairness Offers New COVID-19 Resource Pages for Workers

3/20/20 – Media Advisory: Know Your Rights During COVID-19

3/18/20 – Workplace Fairness is Seeking New Board Members

3/17/20 – Make Working from Home a "Win-Win" Proposition For You & Your Employer

3/13/20 – Check Out Our Blog for Current Events and Issues on the Employment and Labor Fronts

3/13/20 – 5 Steps to Ensure Your Work-From-Home Employees Maximize Corporate Performance

2/19/20 – Check Out Our Blog and News Updates on Employment and Labor Fronts

2/07/20 – Workplace Fairness Welcomes New Staff

1/29/20 – Shared Visions of Thought Leaders at Workplace Fairness Help Those in Need in the Workplace






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. The organization’s mission is to educate workers and their advocates 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.

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