Labor And Employment (page 5)


Long-term Unemployment Casts a Shadow Over New Yorkers

New York City ranks as one of the most expensive places to live in the state. The cost of living index is 37% higher than...

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  • Apr 4, 2016

Tire Plant in Hinds County to Create 2500 Jobs

Jackson residents may be able to take advantage of a new employment opportunity with Continental AG at the company’s new tire plant. Mississippi government recently...

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  • jackson
  • Feb 19, 2016

Drivers Are Uber Pissed

The sharing economy is seeing its prices slashed. Last week, Uber announced that it’s slashing its base fares, minimum fares, and per minute rates to...

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  • Feb 10, 2016

Fired Sheriff Strikes Back with $350k Lawsuit

The city of Melbourne was put under a spotlight last year when Brian Lock, a former police chief, sued the city after he was fired...

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  • Feb 4, 2016

Workplace Abuse: Bullying is Not Just For Kids

Many of us associate bullying with schoolyard fights and childish name-calling. Bullying, however, is a pervasive problem beyond the schoolyard. It occurs among all age...

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  • Dec 21, 2015

The Most Common Forms of Wage Theft, and What You Can Do To Fight Back

Wage theft has become the scourge of the American workplace. Millions of people find themselves not getting paid for the actual number of hours they...

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  • Aug 24, 2015

Judge: Computer Sciences Did Not Pay Overseas Employee for All Hours Worked

Morgan & Morgan has obtained a judgment awarding $150,000 to a former employee of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in a breach of contract lawsuit. The...

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  • Jan 14, 2015

Morgan & Morgan Seeks Class Certification in Suit Against GA Strip Club

Earlier this month, Morgan & Morgan attorney Andrew Frisch filed a motion seeking conditional certification of class of at least 50 adult entertainers who were...

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  • Oct 9, 2013

Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?

Little is known about Edward Snowden. Last week, the former Hawaii-based CIA and international contract worker released a trove of classified documents on the National...

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  • Jun 13, 2013

What Family Members Are Covered under the FMLA?

Although many employees have heard of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), some may not understand the specific rights provided by this important federal...

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  • Apr 27, 2013

OSHA Orders Norfolk Southern to Pay Damages after Firing Injured Workers

Norfolk Southern Railway Co. has been ordered by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to pay $802,168 after being found...

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  • Jun 22, 2012

Scott Borders Recovers More Than $800,000 for Physician's Assistant

A Pasco jury awarded $820,000 to a Florida woman who claimed she was sexually harassed by Dr. Gunwant Dhaliwal as he provided training for her...

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  • Mar 27, 2012

Florida Crafting Statewide Wage Theft Law

Florida lawmakers, businesses, and low-wage workers have begun to work together to create a statewide law setting procedures for wage theft disputes. According to the...

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  • Jan 24, 2012

Working Off The Clock: A True Story

Greetings again American Workers- A story with a purpose- I was eating at a national chain restaurant this past weekend with my lovely wife and...

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  • Jan 25, 2010

Collecting Unpaid Overtime Wages, Even If You Signed a Waiver

Boy is it cold here in Orlando! Happy new year to all of you and hope you are settling back in to work for what...

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  • Jan 11, 2010