Know Your Rights Guide

The CSEA Know Your Rights Guide gives you an explanation of what your rights are, cites the applicable codes and laws that give you those rights, and also notes important case law that upholds these rights. This information is the best tool you have for protecting yourself from violations of your rights.

  • Collective Bargaining

  • Scope of Representation

  • Discrimination

  • Discipline & Due Process

  • Hours of Employment

  • Layoffs

  • Leaves of Absence

  • Overtime Pay

  • Sexual Harrassment

  • Unemployment

  • Wages

  • Workers' Compensation

The 40-hour workweek, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.
— President Barack Obama