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Today's Workplace more

Prescription Drug Spending is Consuming a Bigger Share of Wages

Dean Baker

When three days sick means losing a month's grocery budget

Laura Clawson

Recognizing Signs of Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Passman & Kaplan, P.C., Attorneys at Law

Davis-Bacon Is Not Racist, and We Need to Protect It

Tim Schlittner

In the Courts more

Husman v. Toyota

In the case of a Toyota executive manager who alleged that they were terminated on account of his employer's sexual orientation and statements about the company's commitment to diversity, the trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant is: 1) reversed where sufficient evidence had been submitted to establish that prejudice was a substantial motivating factor in the termination; but 2) affirmed where plaintiff failed to raise a triable issue of material fact to support his retaliation and common law tort claim.

Guido v. Mount Lemmon Fire Dist.

In an action brought by two firefighter captains under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, brought against a political subdivision, the district court's summary judgment in favor of defendants is reversed where a political subdivision of a State need not have twenty or more employees in order to qualify as an employer subject to the requirements of the ADEA.

Kao v. Joy Holiday

In an employment action alleging breach of contract and violation of federal and state statutes regulating wages and overtime pay, the trial court's judgment against plaintiff is reversed where plaintiff is entitled to compensation under the wage statutes, making an equitable remedy unnecessary.

July 11, 2017

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In the News

We’ve reached the point where workers are stressed by the mere thought of vacation time

The vast majority of Starbucks workers say in a new survey that the chain needs to fix a major problem

How Can the U.S. Get More Women Into the Workforce? Ask Canada

Fast-food workers learn their hours on the fly. Oregon wants to change that.

Hundreds of thousands of workers could lose their jobs if Senate health bill passes

She took on Tesla for discrimination. Now others are speaking up. 'It's too big to deny'

Black Workers Face a Tough Labor-Market Slog During Recessions

Minimum Wages Tick Up in Many Cities With New Fiscal Year

The Women Tasked With Fixing Uber Speak Out About The Challenges Ahead

Labor Secretary, Senators Spar Over Trump Budget Cuts

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