Labor And Employment (page 2)
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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,...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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....
- Nov 30, 2016
One Daytona Improves Tourism Draw, Promises Jobs
GameTime is coming to the One Daytona entertainment complex, bringing with it a whole lot of fun, and some much-needed jobs. The International Speedway Corporation,...
- Nov 28, 2016
New Overtime Rule Set to Expand Overtime to Millions of Workers Blocked by Judge
The new rule expanding overtime pay to millions of hardworking Americans, was blocked by a federal judge just days before it was set to go...
- Nov 24, 2016
Wage Theft on Order at Metro Diner: Just What Is the JAX Eatery Accused of?
Metro Diner’s reputation among workers is taking a nosedive after a recent order compelling the restaurant to pay back wages to its employees. The restaurant’s...
- Nov 22, 2016