Labor & Employment Laws

National Labor Relations Act (Wagner Act), 1935 – This act protects private sector workers and give them the right to organize as a union and have the employer recognize it.

Fair Labor Standards Act, 1938 – This act created a minimum wage and overtime pay.


Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA), 1970 –This act requires employers to provide a safe and healthy work environment.


Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 1974 –This act helps protect some employee pension plans.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 1990 –This act protects employees with disabilities from discrimination.

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), 1993 –This act provides employees with the right to take time off from work due to medical reasons for themselves or family members.