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Why sexual harassers keep offending

MarketWatch

One major reason why repeat offenders can continue harassing for years: Some employers are reluctant to share information about a sexual harasser because they are embarrassed it took them so long to fire him, said Paula Brantner, a senior adviser at Workplace Fairness, a nonprofit based in Maryland. And they may also be protecting themselves against any potential legal action by current and former employees who may have been harassed.

Today's Workplace more

The pay gap and sexual harassment must be addressed simultaneously

Casey Quinlan

Forced Arbitration Protects Sexual Predators and Corporate Wrongdoing

Emily Martin

Houston hurricane clean-up workers face wage theft and unsafe conditions

Laura Clawson

When VPP Companies Kill

Jordan Barab

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Melendez v. San Francisco Baseball Assoc.

In a wage and hour dispute between a security guard and his employer, the San Francisco Giants, the trial court's denial of defendant's motion to compel arbitration is reversed where: 1) arbitration is not compelled by the collective bargaining agreement; but 2) is required under the Labor Relations Management Act, 29 U.S.C. section 185(a).

October 27, 2017

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