The Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

Date in History: December 27, 1988

On December 27, 1988, the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) became law. This federal law established guidelines for polygraph testing and imposed restriction on most private employers.

The Whistleblower Protection Act

Date in History: July 09, 1989

Whistleblowing means disclosing information that you reasonably believe is  evidence of a violation of any law, rule, or regulation, or gross  mismanagement, a gross waste of funds, an abuse...

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

Date in History: July 26, 1990

The ADA is a wide-ranging civil rights law that prohibits, under certain circumstances, discrimination based on disability. It affords similar protections against discrimination to Americans with disabilities as the Civil Rights act of 1964 which made discrimination...

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Date in History: February 05, 1993

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a United States Federal Law requiring covered employers to provide employees job-protected and unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons....

Veterans’ Employment Training Service (VETS)

Date in History: May 07, 1997

The Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) administers programs and activities designed to help veterans obtain employment and training assistance. Recently, policymakers have focused increasing attention on VETS and its programs, advocating changes...