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If you would like Rep. Royce's help with a labor issue or have a question that is not addressed on this page, please call Rep. Royce in his Orange office or print out his Privacy Authorization Form and fax or mail it to his downtown Brea or Rowland Heights district office. Brea Office: 210 W Birch Street, Suite 201 Brea, CA 92821 Phone:(714) 255-0101 Fax:(714) 255-0109. Rowland Heights Office: 1380 S. Fullerton Road #205 Rowland Heights, CA 91748 Phone: (626) 964-5123 Fax: (626) 810-389.

What does the Labor Department do?

Department of Labor
The Department of Labor oversees many important laws that impact our everyday lives. Visit the Department's homepage to learn more.

How can I get information about federal laws involving overtime, work hours, and other employment issues?

Handy Reference Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments.

How do I take advantage of the Family and Medical Leave Act?

There are many misconceptions about the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. For example, in most cases you need to talk to your employer about it before you take time off. Also, the law affects all public employers, but only private employers who have 50 or more employees.

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
Read this fact sheet on the FMLA for the most comprehensive information.

How can I apply for unemployment benefits in California?

Unemployment insurance is a nationwide program created to provide partial wage replacement to unemployed workers while they conduct an active search for new work. Although, unemployment insurance is a federal-state program and based on federal law, it is executed through state law and therefore to apply for insurance, one must go through their state government.

California's Employment Development Department
Use this link for more information and to apply for unemployment insurance in California.

Where can I find out California's minimum wage?

Minimum Wage Laws in the States
From the Department of Labor, this link takes you to California minimum wage laws.

Where can I find my local One-Stop Career Centers, Senior Centers, or Job Corp Centers?

California State Gateway
Find access state job banks, phone and web directories, and other state resources.

What is the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)?

The NLRB is an independent Federal agency created in 1935 to enforce the National Labor Relations Act. They conduct secret-ballot elections to determine whether employees want union representation and investigate and remedy unfair labor practices by employers and unions. To find out more about your rights under the Act (as well as other labor laws) and how to file a charge or election petition, go to the NLRB homepage:

National Labor Relations Board

If you have a job-related question or problem that appears to be within the NLRB's jurisdiction, please contact your local NLRB office:

National Labor Relations Board
Region 21
Regional Director: Victoria E. Aguayo
888 South Figueroa Street, Ninth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017-5449
Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (PST)
Phone: (213) 894-5200
Fax: (213) 894-2778

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