What do you do when sexual harassment happens to you or someone you love? Roger Ailes, Bill O'Reilly, and Harvey Weinstein are just a few of the most recent high profile men being called out for sexual harassment and even sexual assault in the workplace. But it's not just them. #MeToo is blowing up this week and bringing in to sharp focus the fact that it happens all the time in many workplaces. Workplace Fairness is here for workers.

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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace


Workplace Fairness Senior Advisor, Paula Brantner, talks with Mike McIntyre about recent sexual harassment scandals in the news, and how to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace. Start at 12:11 to hear the whole interview.

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Zack Ford

The National Park Service has a serious workplace harassment problem

Rebekah Entralgo

Poultry lobbyists hope Trump will okay dangerous chicken processing speed-up Obama rejected

Laura Clawson

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Robert Struckman

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U.S. Dept. of Labor v. Am. Future Systems, Inc.

In a labor law action, arising from defendant's failure to pay its workers for short rest breaks, the court held that the Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to compensate employees for all rest breaks of twenty minutes or less.

Flores v. City of Westminster

A mixed decision that partially affirmed, vacated, and remanded aspects of the trial, judgment, and resulting awards of fees and costs was issued in the case of three Latino police officers who won a jury trial in which they alleged that the City of Westminster and former police chiefs discriminated and retaliated against them on the basis of race and national origin.

October 18, 2017

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More than 50% of workers subject to mandatory arbitration

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