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33 min ago | JD Supra
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a number of lawsuits against companies with inflexible leave policies, claiming the policies are discriminatory under the Americans with Disabilities Act .
2 hrs ago | JD Supra
According to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, all employers with more than 50 employees nationwide are required to comply.
5 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine
According to the EEOC's complaint, Costco violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which protects employees against sex discrimination, when the company failed to take steps to protect one of its female employees from unwelcome advances of one of its warehouse member-customers.
7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
A new study has shown that raising the federal minimum wage to around ten dollars would lift five to six million Americans out of poverty.
A judge said Tuesday that he expects to rule "very quickly" on a lawsuit seeking to force Maryland officials to implement an online ballot-marking tool for the blind, a case that could impact other states that don't use the tool.
New guidelines aimed at preventing workplace discrimination against pregnant women were signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn this week, a move backers say extends protections already in place for other workers.
The workplace can be a difficult space to operate from a social perspective. You always want to be friendly, but there are some topics that are simply inappropriate for the office.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is asking the Department of Labor for all information about a series of wasteful spending, including spending $600,000 on posters for the department's elevators, and $100,000 to promote a book club.
House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller blasted President Barack Obama Tuesday for claiming that the broken Department of Veterans Affairs is being repaired, and said the absence of decisions to fire officials involved in the VA health care scandal show this is not the case.
Gov. Sam Brownback last week met with the elderly and individuals with disabilities to outline actions he is taking to challenge a new federal Department of Labor rule that will compromise the state's system of providing their in-home care and services.
The stated purpose of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' August 19, 2014 Directive 2014-02 is to make clear that discrimination "based on sex" includes discrimination on the bases of gender identity and transgender status.
Asphalt Specialists Inc. has been found in violation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for wrongfully terminating a foreman and two truck drivers.
After helping usher Detroit into bankruptcy court, former state Treasurer Andy Dillon might get a role in managing the city's retiree health care benefits after it emerges from Chapter 9. The Retired Detroit Police & Fire Fighters Association wants to appoint Dillon to the board of a new trust that will manage health care benefits for retired ... (more)
MOBILE, Alabama - On a hot Thursday morning at Hank Aaron Stadium, Keith Gates is hard at work - a broom in one hand and dustpan in the other.
The owner of several well-known local restaurants says he's "surprised" by a lawsuit filed Monday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which is alleging "pregnancy discrimination."
The city of Tempe could become the first city in Arizona to include sexual orientation as a protected class from workplace discrimination.
What happens when you learn about a potential whistleblower -- someone who's gone through an internal process to report wrongdoing? Do you tense up a little bit? Feel tempted to release the hounds? Want to circle the wagons? Of course, you know that retaliating against a whistleblower can subject your company to penalties.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:46 pm
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