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The Parent’s Guide to Family Friendly Work by Lori K. Long Ph.D.

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Chapter 5 Knowing Your Rights

Unfortunately, working parents have few rights in the workplace to help support the pursuit of balancing work and family. While supportive legislation is only a small part of what we need to create a family friendly workplace, we should not ignore our rights. Understanding your rights in the workplace will help you assert yourself and support your search.

Important Laws for Working Parents

k2 Fair Labor Standards Act.

k2 Family Medical Leave Act.

Civil Rights Act, Title VII.

Pregnancy Discrimination Act.

Equal Pay ...

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