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Violations of Labor Laws in California Leads to Lawsuits Against Lingerie Football League

Summary: The Lingerie Football League has been sued by former players for violations of labor laws in the state of California and the Fair Labor Standards Act.


Related Topix: Law

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Employer’s Corner: Pregnancy — the new frontier in discrimination, harassment

On July 14, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued its first guidance on pregnancy discrimination since 1983.


Related Topix: Law

Prison company pays $8 million in back wages

The payments came after an investigation found that the federal prison subcontractor underpaid 362 employees at the California City Correctional Center under the terms of its contract, where pay rates are established by law.


Related Topix: Prison, Law, Federal Prisons


Department Of Labor Extends Employment Protections To Transgender Workers

The Department of Labor issued guidance Tuesday stating that transgender federal employees and employees of federal contractors are covered under nondiscrimination protections that apply to sex.


Related Topix: Law, Transgender, US News, ATF, Liberal Political News

Washington Blade

Labor Department issues guidance to protect trans workers

The Labor Department issued guidance on Tuesday spelling out that the Obama administration will interpret an executive order prohibiting gender discrimination in the workforce to protect transgender workers.


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Business Insurance

Firm that only let woman truck drivers train with other women biased: Judge

A federal judge has ruled that a trucking company violated federal law by discriminating against female truck driver applicants when it required they be trained only by other women, said the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


Related Topix: Law, Springfield, MO

JD Supra

Six Tips for Avoiding Transgender Discrimination in the Workplace

Transgender employees present special concerns for employers when developing and applying personnel policies and procedures, from restroom access issues to preventing discrimination and harassment .


Related Topix: Transgender, Gay/Lesbian, Law, Washington DC

Denver Post

Union Station not friendly to disabled, says group

An advocacy group for the disabled claims that portions of the newly minted Denver Union Station are not friendly toward those who use wheelchairs.


Related Topix: Law

WSFA-TV Montgomery

VA employee allegedly helped veteran buy illegal drugs

Tear gas filled the air to culminate a tense stand off between police and protesters on the ninth night since Mike Brown's death in Ferguson, MO.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Richard Shelby, Alabama, Life, Food, Beef, Meat, Law

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Kansas jobless rate edges higher

The Kansas Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate and the number of private-sector jobs both edged higher in July.


Related Topix: Law

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Missing Rainbow City woman found safe, could face charges

Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden says his department is involved in a manhunt.


Related Topix: Rainbow City, AL, Wetumpka, AL, Law


Man Accused of Lying About Job to Collect Unemployment

North Tonawanda, NY State police have arrested 37-year-old Robert Yanacek, accusing him of lying about his employment status to the NYS Department of Labor during two separate periods.


Related Topix: Tonawanda, NY, North Tonawanda, NY, Law

Lowell Sun

Former Lowell library assistant escalates legal fight, files suit in Superior Court

Former library assistant Diane Cloutier has raised the stakes of her ongoing legal battle by filing a wide-ranging lawsuit against the city of Lowell and current and former city employees in Middlesex Superior Court.


Related Topix: Libraries, Law

Food Production Daily

Burrows Paper fined $58k for repeat H&S violations

Burrows Paper has come under fire from the US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for repeat violations over a five year period.


Related Topix: OSHA, Law, Environmental Law

North County Public Radio

Sen. Schumer swings through Adirondacks, pushes tech training grant for NCCC

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer was in the North Country on Friday, making stops in Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake and Speculator.


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, Saranac Lake, NY, Tupper Lake, NY, Speculator, NY, Law

The Star

Meeting to discuss nuclear worker benefits

Former Savannah River Site employees, and other former employees from the nuclear weapons industry, can learn more about medical benefits that they may be eligible for during town hall meetings hosted by the Department of Labor.


Related Topix: Law, North Augusta, SC

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Cape Cod Times

A tipping point on minimum wage

I've been a salesgirl, a lifeguard, and even a chambermaid. But a cocktail waitress - now that's where the money is until it isn't.


Related Topix: Dennis Port, MA, Law

The Times of India

Centre sits on Whistleblower Act as toll soars

The NCPRI has now written to the PM and minister for personnel, public grievances and pensions Jitendra Singh urging that the issue be taken up with urgency.


Related Topix: Law, World News, India,


EEOC updates guidelines on pregnancy discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's updated guidelines on pregnancy discrimination clarifies many of the protections already provided by federal law.


Related Topix: Law, Jericho, NY, Woodbury, NY, Opinion

Windsor Beacon

GOP super PAC plans gay-rights push this fall

A Republican group tied to hedge fund billionaire Paul Singer plans to spend at least $2 million between now and Election Day to boost congressional candidates who share its views in favor of gay rights.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Representative Richard Hanna, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois Government, Wedding, Law