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27 min ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines
A northwest Iowa hospital will pay a woman $75,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit after she was denied a job because she has cerebral palsy.
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4 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown
The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that Pennsylvania's unemployment rate fell four-tenths of a percentage point to 6.4 percent in January.
8 hrs ago | USA Today
A former controller at Playboy Enterprises who was fired in 2012 may have just won the largest payout ever under a 2002 law that protects whistleblowers.
12 hrs ago | ABC15.com
The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs last month, an improvement from January and ahead of economists' expectations.
13 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
A federal court has ordered a Peabody cleaning contractor to pay $1 million in back pay and damages to its workers for violating federal wage laws.
Q: I have an employee who has been coming in late and not getting her work done.
A Snow Camp man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly pretended to be law enforcement officer at the scene of a car wreck in February.
Sharing the links led to charges of identity theft because the documents listed, among other things, thousands of credit card numbers.
Purdue University has reversed course and decided to allow an inscription on a dedication plaque that includes a reference to "God's physical laws."
INDIANAPOLIS Federal investigators say Indiana's workplace safety agency mishandled complaints, put its inspectors under strict time constraints and didn't help whistleblowers.
Joseph Califano Jr., 82, a domestic policy adviser for LBJ, talks on USA TODAY's Capital Download about the battle 50 years ago to pass the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 and about lessons today for President Obama.
The Federal Air Marshal Service office at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is one of six field offices that will be closed by 2016 even after it survived a congressional inquiry into employee complaints.
Three former Economic Development employees filed a federal lawsuit against the Lee County Board of Commissioners Monday, claiming they were wrongly fired for being whistleblowers.
A prominent Erie restaurant has agreed to pay a former worker $20,000 and safeguard against future sexual harassment to settle federal claims that one of its co-owners subjected female employees to a sexually hostile work environment.
This week, President Barack Obama proposed "a budget that will create new jobs in manufacturing and energy and innovation and infrastructure, and we'll pay for every dime of it by cutting unnecessary spending, closing wasteful tax loopholes!" What? I must have fallen asleep and woken up in 2008.
John Kohn collapsed during self-defense training at the Norfolk Police Department on Dec. 9, 2010, and later died.