Employment / Labor Law News
News on Employment / Labor Law continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
24 min ago | JD Supra
Goodwill Industries will pay $100,000 and furnish other relief to settle a long-standing lawsuit FOR retaliation filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , the agency announced today.
Trending on the Topix Network
4 hrs ago | Saipan Tribune
Saipan-based R&M Reyes Inc., which does business as M.V. Reyes Catering, has agreed to pay $70,583 in back wages to 43 employees for violations of the minimum wage and overtime provisions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
8 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star
Court: Officials turned blind eye to sex among prison workers Counselor claims she was discriminated against after she, prison official were fired for having sex.
Any act infringing on lawful management will be considered corruption, according to a bill that aims to protect whistleblowers in the workplace.
Connecticut's highest court is set later this year to weigh in on a case against UBS AG that could limit protections for whistleblowers in the state, a stronghold for the financial sector.
On July 19, 2014, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act, which will go into effect on January 1, 2015.
Among the legislation signed Tuesday, one offers more protection for whistleblowers who report and refuse to participate in violations of campaign finance laws.
If confirmed by the Senate to be the next secretary of veterans affairs, former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald promised dramatic moves within his first 90 days on the job.
The Maine Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Standards is taking its no-charge injury-recordkeeping course for employers on the road to Cumberland County in August.
Federal labor officials told lawmakers today that they have notified dozens of coal workers they should re-apply for black lung benefits because their claims were denied in part based on medical reviews by a controversial Johns Hopkins physician .
If you're a law student that will be graduating in 2015, consider applying for the Honors Program with the US Department of Labor to gain valuable experience sure to make your resume and legal repetoire shine.
More than 35 years after the Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed by Congress, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated their guidelines.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court says a state law protecting health care workers who act as whistleblowers doesn't apply to unpaid interns.
July 21, 2014, Fairfax, Va. and Washington, D.C. - Government watchdogs Cause of Action and Americans for Limited Government exposed the Administration for valuing illegal fundraising for the President over its statutory duty to keep the public informed of its activities.
Over the last dozen years, whistleblowers at the National Security Agency have had a rough track record, facing FBI raids and lawsuits.
Gay-rights groups heralded the executive order as a historic advancement, but others, including Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, criticized Obama for not carving out contractors tied to a religion.
In April of 2014, the Alabama legislature approved a measure that permits the expungement of the criminal records of persons charged - but not convicted - of misdemeanors or nonviolent felonies.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 09:49 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC