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    Employee Safety and Welfare Laws & Regulation

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    Explain the application and implication of the following laws for your employer. Be sure to analyze (but is not limited to) the following employee safety, health, and welfare laws:
    Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
    Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)

    Then, answer the following questions:
    What are employers' responsibilities under the law?
    What protections does the law provide for employees?

    Be sure to cite at least two sources.

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    In the United States of America, and even in other countries around the world, there are laws which exist to protect the rights of employees; and, they specifically set out the responsibilities of employers to employees. There are those which exist to protect the occupational health, safety and welfare of employees; those which exist to protect employees in matters which relate to either vacation leave or sick leave entitlement; those which exists ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution provides information related to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). It also makes reference to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) to a lesser extent. An explanation is given as to what employers' responsibilities are under each of these acts; as well information within the solution tells how empoyees are protected under each act. The solution is adequately referenced.

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