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Certain occupations and age groups have special rules that pertain only to them, such as industrial home workers and youth employees. Federal and state laws also are very specific about what minor employees can do at work.

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Uniformed Services Employment And Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
USERRA protects the employment and reemployment rights of persons who serve, voluntarily or involuntarily, in the uniformed services.

Service Women's Action Network (SWAN)
Securing equal opportunity and freedom to serve without discrimination, harassment or assault; and to reform veterans’ services to ensure high quality health care and benefits for women veterans and their families.

American Legion
Helps veterans in Jobs, Benefits, Education, Health Care, Family and Finances

Veteran's Benefits & Advocate Groups

National Veterans Legal Service Program (NVLSP) (Disability Benefits)

Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program (For US Appeals Ct Claims Re Veteran's Issues)

VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars)
Whether it's helping service members and their families through long deployments or cope with rough financial times, NMS programs put our military families first. From providing free phone time and emergency financial assistance to farewell and welcome home ceremonies and college scholarships, the NMS department is here supporting our troops day in and day out.

DAV (Disabled American Veteran)

  • Free professional assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services earned through military service and provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other agencies of government.
  • Provides a structure through which disabled veterans can express their compassion for their fellow veterans through a variety of volunteer programs.
  • Outreach concerning its program services to the American people generally, and to disabled veterans and their families specifically.
  • Represents the interests of disabled veterans, their families, their widowed spouses and their orphans before Congress, the White House and the Judicial Branch, as well as state and local government.

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Discrimination (Consumer-SOS)

For More See Consumer-SOS/Disabilities

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Working At Home

Legitimate Work From Home Opportunities
Famous consumer advocate Clark Howard says these are legit. But be cautious just in case.

Phony Work At Home Employment Schemes

Statutory Employees (Too Brief)
Many people who work at home or who are paid on a commission basis (such as life insurance agents or salespeople) are classified by the IRS as statutory employees. This means your employer may have to withhold taxes in the same way as regular employees. No more and no less.

Special Occupations/Misc. Professions
Certain occupations have special rules that pertain only to them, such as industrial homeworkers and youth employees. Industrial homeworkers are individuals who work in their own homes manufacturing a product for someone else, including craft-making and sewing. 

Fact Sheet About Homeworkers

Rules applying to industrial home-workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Individual Homeworker Certificates
Information on the terms and conditions for issuing individual homeworker certificates.

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