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Know Your Rights


Doug Bonney speaking at June, 2001 ‘Workers and the Law’ Conference Initiated by kclabor.org

The following articles by Kansas City labor attorney Doug Bonney clear up many common misconceptions about legal rights on the job and point workers who have legal questions in the right direction to get answers.

A Brief and Incomplete Tour of U.S. Labor Law: 
Where We Are, How We Got Here, and Who Drove the Bus

Wrongful Termination
Family & Medical Leave

Severance Pay

The Right to Strike

The Real Paycheck Protection Act

Problems Organizing Contingent Workers

Women's Rights

Severance Pay & ERISA

Employer Domination of Labor Organizations
The Right to Cuss?
Section 7 Rights
Secondary Boycotts
Collective Bargaining for Some
 
Still Second Class Citizens: Public Employees In Missouri
 
Union Stewards

No Rights

When Division 1287 Went to the Supreme Court

Hoffman Plastic Compounds I: The Need for Labor Law Reform

The Mythical Right to Work
The Myth of Pay Privacy
The Minimum Wage Myth
The Mythical Right To Your Day In Court

Labor Party Discussion Paper, Toward a New Labor Law

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