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Disabilities in the Workplace : Drug and Alcohol Use and Testing

The federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), the major laws covering individuals with disabilities, do not affect your employer’s right to prohibit alcohol and illegal drug use at the workplace. Employment rules prohibiting such drug or alcohol use are permissible.

Disability Discrimination for Workers and Applicants

What kinds of protections and solutions are offered for people with disabilities? Your rights when applying for a job, interviewing, working on the job, resolving disputes, and taking leaves.

Labor Unions: Duty of Fair Representation

A union owes a duty of fair representation to all of the workers it represents. This duty requires that the union act fairly, impartially, and without ill will or discrimination when pursuing a worker"s grievance or when negotiating a new contract with the employer.

Undocumented Workers' Employment Rights

With a few exceptions, undocumented workers enjoy all of the legal rights and remedies provided by both Federal and California law.

Information for Fee Waiver

Ask for a Fee Waiver if you can't afford filing fees

Disabilities in the Workplace: Reasonable Accommodation

Reasonable accommodations are changes made to a job or the workplace to enable an employee or job applicant to successfully perform the position"s basic duties,to protect health, and to obtain the same benefits of employment as other workers.

Disability Discrimination for Workers and Applicants

What kinds of protections and solutions are offered for people with disabilities? Your rights when applying for a job, interviewing, working on the job, resolving disputes, and taking leaves.

Disability Rights California - Publications

Browse through the statewide disability rights advocacy organization's publications, which cover many areas of the law.

Undocumented Workers' Employment Rights

With a few exceptions, undocumented workers enjoy all of the legal rights and remedies provided by both Federal and California law.

Work-Leave, the ADA, and the FMLA

The Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and ADA grant leaves of absence.

Wrongful Termination

The general rule in California is that employees are considered to employed "at will," meaning that they may be fired at any time by their employers, for any reason or for no reason at all. However, there are important exceptions to the "at will" rule.

Undocumented Workers' Employment Rights

With a few exceptions, undocumented workers enjoy all of the legal rights and remedies provided by both Federal and California law.

Disability Rights California - Publications

Browse through the statewide disability rights advocacy organization's publications, which cover many areas of the law.

Disability Employment Policy Frequently Asked Questions

If your question is not addressed, please feel free to contact the Office of Disability Employment Policy at InfoODEP@dol.gov

Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF)

What are your rights as a worker? What Is the Underground Economy? Report a bad employer.

Disabilities in the Workplace : Drug and Alcohol Use and Testing

The federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), the major laws covering individuals with disabilities, do not affect your employer’s right to prohibit alcohol and illegal drug use at the workplace. Employment rules prohibiting such drug or alcohol use are permissible.

Disabilities in the Workplace: Reasonable Accommodation

Reasonable accommodations are changes made to a job or the workplace to enable an employee or job applicant to successfully perform the position"s basic duties,to protect health, and to obtain the same benefits of employment as other workers.

Disability Discrimination for Workers and Applicants

What kinds of protections and solutions are offered for people with disabilities? Your rights when applying for a job, interviewing, working on the job, resolving disputes, and taking leaves.

Disability Employment Policy Frequently Asked Questions

If your question is not addressed, please feel free to contact the Office of Disability Employment Policy at InfoODEP@dol.gov

Disability Rights California - Publications

Browse through the statewide disability rights advocacy organization's publications, which cover many areas of the law.

Information for Fee Waiver

Ask for a Fee Waiver if you can't afford filing fees

Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF)

What are your rights as a worker? What Is the Underground Economy? Report a bad employer.

Labor Unions: Duty of Fair Representation

A union owes a duty of fair representation to all of the workers it represents. This duty requires that the union act fairly, impartially, and without ill will or discrimination when pursuing a worker"s grievance or when negotiating a new contract with the employer.

Undocumented Workers' Employment Rights

With a few exceptions, undocumented workers enjoy all of the legal rights and remedies provided by both Federal and California law.

Work-Leave, the ADA, and the FMLA

The Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and ADA grant leaves of absence.

Wrongful Termination

The general rule in California is that employees are considered to employed "at will," meaning that they may be fired at any time by their employers, for any reason or for no reason at all. However, there are important exceptions to the "at will" rule.

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