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- 10 Signs You May Be Facing Age Discrimination
In 1967 the Age Discrimination in Employment Act was passed to protect employees from discrimination based on age. While this was a very positive step towards protecting workers rights, age discrimination in the workplace still persists across every industry and sector today.
- Sexual Harassment and Discrimination at Sterling Jewelers
Sterling Jewelers, the parent company of Kay Jewelers and Jared Galleria of Jewelry have recently had hundreds of former employees come forward with a variety of allegations, from sexual harassment to discrimination.
- The Adverse Effects of Paid Leave
A recent case from the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office has brought an important issue in employment law to many workers’ attention: when going on paid leave can harm an employee’s career.
- Recent Ruling on LGBT Discrimination
For many years now, LGBT rights advocates have pushed for changes to existing laws regarding workplace discrimination.
- Racial Discrimination Allegations
Three women, two of whom are current employees in Fox News’ payroll department and one of whom is a former employee, filed a lawsuit against a former executive at the Fox, alleging “appalling discrimination” and “years-long relentless racial animus.”
- Additional Information To Pay Stubs in New Jersey
In March 2017, the New Jersey Assembly Labor Committee voted in favor of amending the current state wage notification requirements for public and private sector employers.
- Pervasive Myths about Employee Wage and Hour Rights
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides important employee protections including the right to overtime pay and the federal minimum wage. Though most workers have a fairly general understanding of its provisions, there are many myths about these rights that tend to be confusing.
- Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination Illegal? A Federal Court Just Said Yes
A Lesbian worker says giving her partner a goodbye kiss before work ruined her career.
- I Was Detained with Work Travel and Now They Won’t Pay My Way Back Home
When an employee is charged with traveling for work, there are some instances where he or she must pay for the travel, and there are certain circumstances where the individual is responsible for the travel expenses. While in the United States, the person that is driving from home to work and back again must pay for the costs of this commute.
- Consequences of an Arrest but not a Conviction on Employment
In some situations, a person may be arrested while he or she is working and the arrest can put his or her job in jeopardy. Arrests are treated differently than convictions, but they can still have significant consequences for employees. The way that the employer can react in response to the arrest depends on where the person is working, state laws, the nature of the crime that is alleged and the case against the employee.