Whether you are entering the job market for the first time or were recently terminated, it is important to understand your rights as a worker.

Both federal and state governments have enacted a wide range of employment laws protecting employees from discriminatory treatment, unfair labor practices, unsafe work conditions, and more.

News reported earlier this month that several top law firms had rejected the opportunity to represent Trump over fears that he would refuse their advice about not making public statements.

Still, Trump has continued to comment and tweet incessantly.“If you’re his attorney, you’re pulling your hair out,” Zeidenberg said.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, for example, requires employers to provide a safe workplace by adhering to national safety standards.

Failing to do so can lead to fines and civil liability.

The ban on discrimination applies not only to firings, but to other aspects of employment, including hiring and promotion decisions.

Federal and state laws also protect employees from unfair labor practices.

In addition, employees generally have certain privacy rights while at work.

For example, employers typically can't monitor personal telephone conversations or search an employee's car.

But even with that caveat, Trump’s latest remarks about the matter hardly help his attempts to show that he did not try to interfere in the FBI’s investigation into possible collusion between Russia and his campaign.“You’re basically conceding all the elements of the offense except for intent,” Zeidenberg said. To say that it’s not fatal isn’t the same as saying it’s at all helpful or constructive.

He’s putting himself in all kinds of jeopardy for no good reason.”Yahoo!

Common Employment Law Issues Employment law issues can arise in a wide range of situations.