Watch this webinar for information and training about whistleblower protections, who is protected, how retaliation investigations are conducted, and the role of agency contract and grant managers in the process.
These resources provide guidance to Head Start programs on building and maintaining productive, positive relationships with employees and the organizations that serve and represent workers.
Review the requirements for determining whether the partner of a Head Start grantee is a contractor or subrecipient.
This tip sheet outlines the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Whistleblower Protection Programs. These programs are embodied in 22 federal laws put in place to protect employees from retaliation for reporting workplace violations such as injuries, safety concerns, or other protected activity. Also, learrn about section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act. This section prohibits employer discrimination when employees report suspected improper or illegal government activities in the workplace.
The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1935 to administer the National Labor Relations Act, the primary law governing labor relations. Grantees will find this information regarding NLRA violations useful when dealing with employees and unions.
This article presents a brief overview of the issues and legal landscape surrounding workers in family child care settings. Program directors may use this resource to better understand legal issues related to family child care employees and independent contractors.