Gov’t Resources


A Day In the Life of a TeaPartier / GOP / Conservative or Liberal: A Day In Your Life: http://www.governmentisgood.com/articles.php?aid=1

1. Aspects of Government that are Good for All Americans: http://www.governmentisgood.com/

2. Heating Assistance Program Information: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/

3. National Domestic Violence Hotline: http://www.thehotline.org/

4. Free Clinics in the US: http://www.freeclinics.us/

5. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): http://www.eeoc.gov/

6. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA): http://www.osha.gov/

7.  Job Accommodation Netwwork (JAN): http://askjan.org/

8. Social Security Administration (SSA): http://www.ssa.gov/

9. Medicare: http://www.medicare.gov/default.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

10. US Dept of Defense: http://www.defense.gov/

11. How Government is Good for Business: http://www.governmentisgood.com/articles.php?aid=21

12. Government Protects Our Rights: http://www.governmentisgood.com/articles.php?aid=19  Visit this site to see what the GOP believes should be legal as long as it makes a profit: http://www.shardsofglass.com/

13. Why Taxes are Good: http://www.governmentisgood.com/articles.php?aid=17

14. Why Capitalism Needs Government: http://www.governmentisgood.com/articles.php?aid=13 Visit this site to see what the GOP believes should be legal as long as it makes a profit: http://www.shardsofglass.com/

15. A Day In Your Life: http://www.governmentisgood.com/articles.php?aid=1

16. On HealthCare and Fiscal Responsibility: http://www.pnhp.org/news/2010/july/improve-and-strengthen-medicare-by-expanding-it-to-all

17. Federal Government Protects Workers’ Rights when GOP State Governors violate laws: U.S. Plans to Sue 4 States Over Laws Requiring Secret Ballots for Unionizing http://nyti.ms/gHO6K6

18. Own a business? 6 new tax breaks http://bit.ly/f0ozb9

19. Remain updated on how your elected officials vote on Labor and other issues: Sign up to see how your elected officials vote on various issues: http://www.congress.org/congressorg/megavote/ Make sure you tell them you want workers’ rights to be protected and improved – not gutted by the GOP who are destroying workers’ rights because they accept large campaign donations from the Koch Brothers and other corporations.

Laws that protect Americans in the workplace:

YOU HAVE RIGHTS!

If you believe you have been discriminated against because of your race, color, national origin, age, or disability, you have the right to file a complaint.  In certain programs, discrimination based on sex, religion, citizenship, or political affiliation or belief is also against the law.

This brochure is intended to help you get the results you deserve.  In order to ensure that your complaint is being handled properly, please follow the instructions given.

First, find the program or activity that you are involved in.  Then make sure that alleged discrimination charge is covered in that program.  Send your complaint to the agency listed.

Your complaint must be filed within 180 days of the alleged incident.

Make sure you include all the information that is important to your complaint.

Please write or type your letter legibly.

FEDERAL AGENCY

Department of Education Office of Civil Rights

Mary E. Switzer Bldg

330 C Street Southwest

Washington, DC  20202

(202) 205-5557; 1-800-421-3481

Equal Employment Opportunity          Commission (EEOC)

131 M Street NE, Fourth Floor Suite 4NW02F Washington, DC  20507

(202) 663-4900; 1-800-669-4000

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights

200 Independence Avenue SW

Washington, DC  20201         

(202) 619-0403; 1-800-368-1019

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

451 7th Street SW

Washington, DC  20410

(202) 708-4252; 1-800-669-9777

Department of Labor Civil Rights Center

200 Constitution Avenue, NW Room N-4123

Washington, DC  20210         

(202) 693-6500

 

PROGRAM/ACTIVITIES COVERED

Educational institution, private employers, State and local governments

State and local governments, educational institutions, unions’ apprenticeship programs employment agencies and private employers with 15 or more employees

Private employers, state and local governments, post secondary educations institutions in the health field, hospitals, nursing homes, social service agencies and facilities.

State and local governments and housing authorities

Private employers, State and local governments if participants in Department of Labor programs.

 

BASIS OF DISCRIMINATION

Race, color, sex national origin, and disability

Race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, and disability

Race, color, sex, national origin, religion, and disability

Race, color, sex, national origin, religion, and disability

Race, color, sex, national origin, disability, political affiliation or belief, and citizenship

FEDERAL AGENCY

Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

200 Constitution Ave NW, Room C-3325

Washington, DC 20210

(202) 693- 0101

National Labor Relations

1099 14th Street NW, Room 9700

Washington, DC 20570

(202) 273-3891

Small Business Administration of Equal Employment Opportunity & Civil Rights

Compliance

409 3rd Street SW

Washington, DC 20416

(202) 205-6750

Department of Labor Office Wage & Hour Division (WHD)

200 Constitution Ave NW, Room S-3502

Washington, DC 20210

(202) 693- 0563

U.S. Postal Service

Office of Equal Employment Opportunity 475 L’Enfant Plaza SW

Washington, DC  20260

(202) 768-1000; 1-888-308-7654

COVERED PROGRAM/ACTIVITIES

Federal contractors and sub contractors, contractors and sub-contractors and federally assisted construction.

Prevents and remedies unfair labor practices by employers and labor organizations.

Aids and protects small business interests through financial investment, procurement and management assistance.  Ensures that beneficiaries of SBA’s programs are in compliance with civil rights legislation

Federal minimum wage, overtime pay, child labor requirements; Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, the Employee Polygraph Protection Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, wage garnishment provisions of the Consumer Credit Protection Act

Handles complaints of discrimination from employees, present and former

BASIS OF DISCRIMINATION

Race, color, sex, national origin, disability, disabled Veterans and Veterans

* If your complaint does not appear to be covered by one of the above-listed agencies, you should contact your State government for the name of the organization within the State that would handle your complaint.

 

(U.S. Department of Labor, 2009) 

Copyright Denise A. Romano 2011. Republication permitted with copyright intact. Thanks.

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