Employee Rights For Pregnant Women

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Employee rights are some of the most controversial topics among healthcare right now. Institutions that provide employment to citizens must now abide by relatively intense discrimination laws that seek to prevent discrimination of prospective employees based on race, sex, religion, national origin, physical disability, and age by employers. In addition, the Supreme Court of the United States that supported the right for people to define and express their identity, implemented a law that seeks to prevent employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. Once an employee is hired, there are further discriminatory laws that prevent bias in hiring, promotion, job assignment, termination, compensation, retaliation, and various types of harassment. Now more than ever are laws and constitutions being edited to meet the standards of the evolving evolution. In my research paper, I will discuss five controversial topics in employee rights which include: Employee Rights for Pregnant Women; Employee Rights and Responsibilities in Sexual Harassment; Employee Privacy Rights and Drug and/or Alcohol Testing; The Rights of the Employee as Patient; Employee e-mail privacy rights in the private sector workplace. According to the United States Department of Labor, which has evolved tremendously to complement the ever evolving century, discusses major points that have effected the rights of employees. “Limits on drug testing; freedom from discrimination when an employee is part of a
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