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Worker Rights

Hot Topics in Worker Rights

Pyramid schemes posing as business opportunities

Don't get caught at the bottom of a pyramid scheme.The pitch is that you’ll make money by joining the program and recruiting others. The reality is that in pyramid schemes, you and your friends will lose money, not make it.

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Beware fraudulent work-at-home offers

The advertisement says you can make lots of money working from the comfort of your home. But if this were true, wouldn’t we all be doing it? There are legitimate home-based businesses out there, but also numerous scamss – enough to make you think twice about “working from home” offers.

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Looking for work? Avoid job scams

The ad promises to help you get a good-paying job, but how do you know it’s not a con artist doing a job on you?

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