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For expert commentary on workplace trends or employee rights for your next business, career, or labor story, contact Workplace Fairness Executive Director Paula Brantner by email at press@workplacefairness.org or by telephone at (240) 772-1205 (office & mobile).

Press Releases

Workplace Fairness Provides Information on Labor Unions and WAGE Act

Workplace Fairness Provides Information on Paid and Unpaid Leave Laws and Legislation

Workplace Fairness Provides Information about Overtime Rules in Support of Long-Overdue Update

Workplace Fairness Provides Resources for Workplace Whistleblowers for Today’s National Whistleblower’s Day

Workplace Fairness Can Provide You with Information on Workplace Privacy Issues

Workplace Fairness Has the Latest Information on Sexual Orientation and Religious Discrimination in the Workplace Along With Social Networking/Computer Privacy Rights

Workplace Fairness Addresses Gender Discrimination and Harassment for Women’s History Month

Workplace Fairness Has 10 Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Workplace Injuries/Health & Safety

Workplace Fairness Website Has 18 Topical Resources on What to Do When You Lose Your Job

Workplace Fairness Addresses Domestic Violence, Effects on Employment, and Legal Options

Nonprofit Workplace Fairness Addresses the Topic of and Answers Questions About Overtime Pay

For Anyone Thinking About Whistleblowing, Workplace Fairness Provides Information and Resources to 10 Common Questions

Nonprofit Workplace Fairness Offers Job Survival Tips and More, A Rare Resource

Nonprofit Workplace Fairness Blogs About National and Global Current Events in Employment

Workplace Fairness Understands How Difficult Job Hunting, Interviewing and Placement Can Be For Jobseekers

What is Workplace Fairness and Why Should Your Readers Know About It? Extensive Assistance Available to Employees in Need of Advocates and Resources

Federal Minimum Wage Increase Helps Working Families

Workplace Fairness Nominated for Best Law Site in the 13th Annual Webby Awards

Workplace Fairness Receives Major Donation from Consumer Lawsuit

Local Firms Contribute Nearly $200,000 Toward the Advancement of Women in the Workplace

Selected Media Appearances

What to Do If You Feel Like You're Being Discriminated Against at Work
November 11, 2015 - Lifehacker

How Workers’ Comp Policies Leave Women to Fend for Themselves

November 3, 2015 - RH Reality Check

Executive Director of Workplace Fairness radio inteview on Paid Parental Leave
October 1, 2015 - WTOP

For some states, a focus on older workers
September 8, 2015 - USA Today

Work Advice: Retailer's 'flexible scheduling' leaves employee in knots
July 23, 2015 - The Washington Post

Should salary level be raised for overtime?

July 19, 2015 - Victoria Advocate

Should a Worker Be Fired for Using Medical Marijuana at Home?

July 9, 2015 - Healthline.com

Supreme Court rules for plaintiff in religious discrimination claim

June 18, 2015 - TRIAL News (AAJ Members Only Access)

Increasing the Overtime Threshold

June 8, 2015 - WTOP Radio - 103.5 FM

My shirt was ripped at work. Can I get reimbursed?

May 2, 2015 - MarketWatch.com

New York Wire workplace death one of low number of such incidents in Pennsylvania
April 9, 2015 - York Daily Record/York Sunday News

Microsoft Becomes Latest Tech Firm To Put Social Issues On The Front Burner
March 28, 2015 - International Business Times

Speaking Freely About Politics Can Cost You Your Job
February 20, 2015 - The New York Times

D.C. District Court strikes down labor rule protecting domestic service workers
January 2015 - TRIAL News (AAJ Members Only Access)

With Election Win, GOP To Push Legislation To Rein In NLRB

November 5, 2014 - Law360

Workzone: Whistle-blower obstacles growing
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Workzone: Black teen unemployment rate almost twice U.S. average
January 18, 2014 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

WorkZone: Nonprofit aids unemployed in job searches
November 3, 2013 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pregnant T-Mobile Worker Had To 'Clock Out' To Go To Bathroom
May 2, 2013 - ABC News

Austin bakery accused of underpaying workers
November 5, 2012 - Austin American-Statesman

Strip club visits by Maine Med doctors may pass legal muster
June 20, 2012 - Portland Press Herald

Cigna Sued on Claims of Gender Bias
March 4, 2011 - Boston.com

Has the Obama Backlash Fueled More Workplace Discrimination?
October 6, 2010 - The Loop 21

Career Suicide?
December 2009 / January 2010 - American Journalism Review

Can You Be Fired for Sending Personal E-Mails at Work?
December 17, 2009 - ABC News

Cobbling together maternity leave- what's the best strategy?
November 12, 2009 - Blog Her

Qualifying for Unemployment
October 2, 2009 - Bankrate.com

Best free resources for workplace law
September 29, 2009 - Examiner

6 Tips for Dealing With Age Discrimination
August 24, 2009 - U.S. News & World Report

EEOC considers new regulations after age bias rulings
July 24, 2009 - All Business

Age Discrimination Claims Jump, Worrying EEOC, Worker Advocates
July 16, 2009 - Washington Post

EEOC Weighs Action to Counter Age-Bias Rulings
July 15, 2009 - ABC News

Nonprofit Organization Workplace Fairness Promotes and Educates on Workplace Issues
July 15, 2009 - Examiner

Outrage: Nurse Gets Pink Slip During Patient Procedure
May 20, 2009 - AARP

A Silver Lining for the Laid Off? Free Stuff
April 15, 2009 - Smart Money

In Depth: 10 Tips for the Unemployed
October 3, 2008 - Forbes

McCain's War on Workers: Bloggers, Rockers, Unions Unite to Take Back Labor Day
September 1, 2008 - Huffington Post

Laid Off? Here's How to Stay Afloat
June 19, 2008 - Smart Money

Museum Director Says Gay Co-Workers Created Hostile Workplace
March 11, 2007 - Greenwich Time

Religion finds firm footing in some offices
December 6, 2006 - Reuters

Bosses want a say in what we weigh
October 9, 2006 - Detroit News

Telecommuting to Extremes
June 14, 2006 - Baltimore Sun

Drug Testing Falls Out of Employers' Favor
June 1, 2006 - HR Magazine

Is your boss spying on you?
March 24, 2006 - CNN.com

Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo
January 10, 2006 - CNBC
Discussion of employers firing employees for smoking off the job.

Drug Testing Expense Cuts Business Interest in U.S.
June 20, 2005 - New Orleans City Business

U.S. Regulators Notify the Most Dangerous Workplaces
March 17, 2005 - Workforce Management

Swooning at the water cooler
February 13, 2005 - Washington Post

Smoke-Free Zones Gain New Territory
February 8, 2005 - Christian Science Monitor

Five Questions to Ask Before Taking a Buyout
January 1, 2005 - CNN Money

The Abrams Report
January, 2005 - MSNBC
Discussion of employers firing employees for smoking off the job.

Original Reports

The Good, The Bad, and Wal-Mart: The Year In Workplace Fairness
August, 2006

Summertime, and the Working Isn't Easy
July, 2006

Oscar-Nominated Films Tell Real-Life Workplace Stories
March, 2006

Third and Long: Will Super Bowl Advertisers Make the Big Play for Workplace Fairness?
January, 2006


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