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Your Boss is Yelling at You. Now What?

Just when you thought it was going to be a regular day at the office, your boss starts yelling at you in a staff meeting, embarrassing you in front of your co-workers and causing steam to billow from your ears while you grind your teeth in silence.

Today's Workplace more

Leaked Trump administration plan to close Chicago EPA office puts 1,000 jobs at risk

Mark Hand

The Plan Behind a Chicago Project to Lift Up Working People

Alaa Milbes

Texas has a new plan to discriminate against LGBT people

Zack Ford

Republicans launch their crusade for elder poverty with repeal of automatic retirement accounts

Laura Clawson

The Trump Economy Myth and Job-Killing Policies

Dave Johnson

In the Courts more

Santillan v. USA Waste of California, Inc.

In an employment discrimination dispute between a garbage truck driver and his employer of 32 years, the district court's judgment is: 1) reversed as to grant of summary judgment to employer-defendant on the wrongful termination claim under California law based on age discrimination and retaliation, where the district court erred in holding that plaintiff failed to establish a prima facie age discrimination claim; and 2) affirmed as to the district court's denial of plaintiff's request for leave to amend the complaint.

Doran v. J. P. Noonan Transp. Inc.

In a putative class action brought by truck drivers against their employer, raising a variety of statutory and common law labor claims, the district court's interlocutory order dismissing most but not all of plaintiffs' claims is affirmed where the court's rules and precedent require that plaintiff's right to appeal is deemed waived.

April 19, 2017

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In the News

With a Hollywood Writers’ Strike Looming, Here’s What to Know

Trump could repeal Davis-Bacon act setting minimum wage for construction workers on federal projects

Older Workers Challenge Firms’ Aggressive Pursuit of the Young

Secrecy Rules Doom DISH Arbitration Agreements

Home-Care Industry Wants Wage Rule Reversed by Trump Labor Chief

Reality Show Workers Stage a Walkout to Push Contract Talks Forward

Nissan Faces More Labor Law Charges at Mississippi Plant

Transgender women sue University of Wisconsin for health benefits

Google 'taken aback' by inequality accusations, says it's confident there's no gender pay gap

In Sexual Harassment Cases, What Are We Settling For?

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