Labor And Employment (page 2)


Witchsy Founders' Experiment: Even Fake Men Get Better Treatment Than Women

What if the most valued employee at a company was a fake one? That was the case with startup retailer Witchsy, whose two female co-founders...

  • Aaron Vehling
  • Sep 12, 2017

5 Ways the Age Discrimination in Employment Act Can Change

Today’s workplace looks very different from the office of the 1960’s. Just how we replace old technology or create new job titles, we should also...

  • Caroline Cornell
  • Aug 21, 2017

50 Years Young: Age Discrimination Law More Important Than Ever

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg once boldly proclaimed, “Young people are just smarter.” In an age dominated by tech startups that celebrate these “digital natives” and...

  • Caroline Cornell
  • Jul 5, 2017

Cash or Comp Time? Which is Better for Employees?

Months after a federal judge blocked the U.S. Department of Labor’s attempt to expand overtime pay to millions of employees, Congress is attempting to make...

  • Richard Bierig
  • May 2, 2017

Another Court Ruling Leans Toward Better LGBTQ Workplace Bias Protections

[Update, April 5: The Seventh Circuit ruled Tuesday that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides protection from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation,...

  • Matthew Sandler
  • Mar 29, 2017

Why Puzder Was Never a Good Choice for Workers

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, more than 70 percent of all employers violate federal wage and hour laws. The DOL, headed by the...

  • Staff
  • Feb 15, 2017

Do Banks Discriminate? More Often Than You Think

Two lawsuits filed against JPMorgan Chase last week serve as a reminder that discrimination is still alive and well in the banking industry. The bank...

  • Staff
  • Jan 24, 2017

New Year Gets Off to a Great Start As Minimum Wage Increase Hits 19 States

The New Year is already bringing much joy to many Americans, as a minimum wage increase will take effect throughout the country. 19 states are...

  • Staff
  • Jan 9, 2017

Jacksonville's Biggest Wage Theft Takedowns of 2016

Jacksonville’s economy grew again this year, and the success is expected to press on in 2017, as high-profile businesses like IKEA and a new Amazon...

  • Staff
  • jacksonville
  • Dec 22, 2016

The Biggest Wage Theft Busts in Kissimmee This Year

Although occurrences of wage theft can be found on every rung of the corporate ladder, these labor violations are most rampant where low-wage labor exists,...

  • Staff
  • kissimmee
  • Dec 7, 2016

The Biggest Wage Theft Busts in Tampa This Year

Central Florida is home to some of our nation’s biggest and best restaurants, resorts, and tourist destinations. Although these lucrative business are beloved for the...

  • Staff
  • tampa
  • Dec 7, 2016

3 Most Important Laws Passed In New York This Year

2016 has been a year for landmark legislation from lawmakers all over the country. New York City has benefited from many these rulings and there...

  • Staff
  • new-york
  • Dec 7, 2016

3 New York Wage Theft Busts of 2016

Employees being screwed out of their wages isn’t anything new. Many workers have had to fight to receive rightful pay for working overtime or off-the-clock....

  • Staff
  • new-york
  • Dec 6, 2016

How One St. Pete Employee Is Fighting Against Workplace Retaliation

A former employee is suing a St. Petersburg gift business for alleged workplace retaliation and other reported labor violations. The lawsuit filed by Kymberlee Rau...

  • Staff
  • st-petersburg
  • Dec 2, 2016

What Kissimmee Restaurant Employees Can Learn From Steak N Shake Overtime Lawsuit

A former employee is suing Steak N Shake in Kissimmee over alleged unpaid overtime wages and other reported violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act....

  • Staff
  • kissimmee
  • Nov 30, 2016