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- Do You Qualify for Coverage Under the ADA? 3 Questions to Ask
What all workers should know about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
- Gender Wage Gap
A California federal court has ruled that employers are legally allowed to pay women less for the same work, based on the difference in their previous salaries. The 9th United States Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a ruling by a lower court, which stated that differences in pay based on prior salaries was discriminatory.
- Workplace Litigation Trends and Expert Witnesses
Trends in workplace litigation have been going through increases and decreases based on the year and certain relevant factors. Since changes were implemented in 2016 and 2017, the litigation involving employment has been altered drastically by the United States Supreme Court.
- 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.