werkers’ regte

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In die VSA, almal moet billik behandel word in die werksplek. U het sekere regte om u by die werk te beskerm. Werkgewers moet wette volg of hulle sal beboet of gestraf word. Learn more about workers’ regte in die VSA.

In the USA, everyone should be treated fairly in the workplace. You have certain rights to protect you at work. Employers must follow laws or they will be fined or punished. Learn more about workers’ rights in the USA.

Workers' rights - woman worker

Workers' rights - woman worker

The USA has workers’ regte wette wat sê hoeveel geld jy moet maak. Daar is ook wette oor hoeveel ure jy kan werk en hoe jou werkgewer jou behandel. Jou werkgewer moet 'n veilige en gesonde plek gee vir jou om te werk. Indien hy of sy nie, hulle kan gestraf word deur die Wet.

The USA has workers’ rights laws that say how much money you must make. There are also laws about how many hours you can work and how your employer treats you. Your employer must provide a safe and healthy place for you to work. If he or she does not, they can be punished by law.

Minimum loon

Minimum wage

Die federale regering maak wette vir die hele land. Die staat regerings maak wette in hulle state. Die federale Regering en elke staat het 'n stel 'n minimum loon. Die minimum loon is die laagste bedrag wat werkgewers hul werknemers moet betaal. Die federale minimum loon is $7.25 per uur. Dit beteken dat enige werkgewer oral in die Verenigde State moet betaal ten minste $7.25 per uur. Jy kan Leer meer oor werkers’ regte en betaling in baie tale.

The federal government makes laws for the whole country. The state governments make laws in their states. The federal government and every state have a set a minimum wage. The minimum wage is the lowest amount that employers must pay their employees. The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. This means that any employer anywhere in the United States must pay you at least $7.25 per hour. You can learn more about workers’ rights and pay in many languages.

Staat minimum loon

State minimum wage

Soms is die staat minimum loon is hoër as die federale minimum loon. Byvoorbeeld, die state van Kalifornië en Arizona het albei 'n minimum loon van $11.00 per uur. In hierdie state, werkgewers moet werkers die hoër bedrag betaal. Jy kan vind die minimum loon in jou staat.

Sometimes the state minimum wage is higher than the federal minimum wage. For example, the states of California and Arizona both have a minimum wage of $11.00 per hour. In these states, employers must pay workers the higher amount. You can find the minimum wage in your state.

Minimum loon en wenke

Minimum wage and tips

Wenke is geld uit kliënte om jou te bedank vir jou diens. Wenke is nie ingesluit in die koste van diens of die belasting bedrag. As jy werk in 'n restaurant of in 'n werk waar jy kry wenke van meer as $30 'n maand, dan kan jy in diens wees as 'n “tipped werknemer.” Tipped werknemers moet ten minste betaal word $2.13 per uur plus hul wenke. Tips must be more than $5.12 per uur, sodat jy nog steeds verdien die federale minimum loon van $7.25 ($2.13 + $5.12 = $7.25).

Tips are money from customers to thank you for your service. Tips are not included in the cost of service or the tax amount. If you work in a restaurant or in a job where you receive tips of more than $30 a month, then you can be employed as a “tipped employee.” Tipped employees must be paid at least $2.13 per hour plus their tips. Tips must be more than $5.12 per hour so that you are still earning the federal minimum wage of $7.25 ($2.13 + $5.12 = $7.25).

There are some restaurants that include the tip in the bill. When you are hired, your boss will tell you the rules about tipping. You can read more about the rules for tipped employees hier.

There are some restaurants that include the tip in the bill. When you are hired, your boss will tell you the rules about tipping. You can read more about the rules for tipped employees here.

Equal wages

Equal wages

In sommige lande, men and women are paid differently. Maar, US laws don’t allow this. If you are doing the same job as a co-worker, you must be paid the same. You should also get the same overtime pay, vacation hours, and bonuses. Employees should only get more if they are in different positions or do more in the same position. They can also be paid more if they have better skills or more experience in the field they work in.

In some countries, men and women are paid differently. However, US laws don’t allow this. If you are doing the same job as a co-worker, you must be paid the same. You should also get the same overtime pay, vacation hours, and bonuses. Employees should only get more if they are in different positions or do more in the same position. They can also be paid more if they have better skills or more experience in the field they work in.

diskriminasie

Discrimination

Discrimination laws encourage employers to hire people from different backgrounds and to treat everyone the same. It is illegal for an employer to NOT hire you because of:

Discrimination laws encourage employers to hire people from different backgrounds and to treat everyone the same. It is illegal for an employer to NOT hire you because of:

  • geslag
  • Ras
  • godsdiens
  • disability: having physical problems or an illness
  • ouderdom: being 40 of ouer
  • Nasionale oorsprong: where you come from
  • gender
  • race
  • religion
  • disability: having physical problems or an illness
  • age: being 40 or older
  • national origin: where you come from

Jy kan meer lees oor laws about types of discrimination at work. Employees with disabilities have additional rights under the law.

You can read more about laws about types of discrimination at work. Employees with disabilities have additional rights under the law.

Work injuries

Work injuries

Injuries can happen to you while you are working. If you get hurt while working, it is very important to tell your manager right away. You also need to find a doctor to treat your injury. werkers’ compensation laws can protect your rights to have treatment. Some of your treatment and wages could be paid for by your company.

Injuries can happen to you while you are working. If you get hurt while working, it is very important to tell your manager right away. You also need to find a doctor to treat your injury. Workers’ compensation laws can protect your rights to have treatment. Some of your treatment and wages could be paid for by your company.

Reg op privaatheid

Right to privacy

Your company is not allowed to look at your personal things. Your purse, bags, storage lockers, and briefcases are only for you. If you receive mail that has your name on it, your manager is not allowed to read it.

Your company is not allowed to look at your personal things. Your purse, bags, storage lockers, and briefcases are only for you. If you receive mail that has your name on it, your manager is not allowed to read it.

If you use a computer for work, jou baas is toegelaat om te kyk na jou e-pos. As jy 'n foon gebruik, Sommige maatskappye is toegelaat om te luister na jou oproepe en boodskappe. Dit is anders vir elke maatskappy. Jy moet nooit sê of skryf negatiewe dinge oor jou maatskappy.

If you use a computer for work, your boss is allowed to look at your emails. If you use a phone, some companies are allowed to listen to your phone calls and messages. This is different for every company. You should never say or write negative things about your company.

Onbillike beëindiging

Unfair termination

Onbillike beëindiging beteken dat jy afgedank het vir 'n onwettige rede. As jy dink dat jy jou werk verloor het as gevolg van diskriminasie, 'n werk besering, of teistering, Jy moet dink oor die praat van 'n prokureur. Daar is prokureurs wat mense met werkers help’ regte. Jy kan vind gratis en bekostigbare prokureurs wie help immigrante en vlugtelinge.

Unfair termination means that you got fired for an illegal reason. If you think that you lost your job because of discrimination, a work injury, or harassment, you should think about talking to a lawyer. There are lawyers who help people with workers’ rights. You can find free and affordable lawyers who help immigrants and refugees.

As jy dink onwettige dinge gebeur in jou werkplek, vertel jou werkgewer. As jou werkgewer nie in staat is om te help, Skryf neer wat gebeur. Jy kan hierdie inligting later benodig.

If you think illegal things are happening in your workplace, tell your employer. If your employer is not able to help, write down what is happening. You may need this information later.

Werkplek veiligheid

Workplace safety

Jou werkgewer moet seker maak dat jou werkplek veilig is en sonder gevare. Gevare is dinge wat jy kan benadeel, soos chemikalieë of onveilige gereedskap of toerusting. soms, jou werk vereis dat jy iets onveilig te doen. Byvoorbeeld, 'n konstruksiewerker kan hê om te klim op 'n hoë geboue. Onder die Wet, werkgewers moet jou vertel oor die potensiële gevare by die werkplek. Hulle moet jou ook lei in 'n taal wat jy verstaan. As jy voel of iets sien is onveilig dat jou Bestuurder weet nie oor, Vertel hulle. Vind inligting oor veiligheid regte by die werk.

Your employer must make sure your workplace is safe and without hazards. Hazards are things that can harm you, such as chemicals or unsafe tools or equipment. Sometimes, your job requires you to do something unsafe. For example, a construction worker might have to climb up on tall buildings. Under the law, employers have to tell you about the potential dangers at the workplace. They also have to train you in a language that you understand. If you feel or see something is unsafe that your manager does not know about, tell them. Find information about safety rights at work.

Leer meer

Learn more



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