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Workers who have complained, but never saw any action from the company to punish their harasser, are among those who need their voice heard, said Paula Brantner, a senior adviser at Workplace Fairness, a nonprofit based in Maryland. Among those: Older workers who realize the behavior they have had to endure during their careers should have been punished.

Today's Workplace more

Do Fewer OSHA Inspectors Matter?

Jordan Barab

Republicans Are Taking Voter Suppression to the Workplace

Shaun Richman

King and Meany Brought Civil Rights and Labor Together for a Legacy That Continues Today

Kenneth Quinnell

Walmart raises minimum pay again, while Sam's Club closes many stores

Laura Clawson

Wisconsin bill would ban cities from passing worker-friendly laws

Casey Quinlan

In the Courts more

Hardaway v. Hartford Public Works Department

Reversing a district court dismissal of a pro se litigant's complaint because they erred in holding that administrative exhaustion must be pleaded in the complaint in a case involving a man alleging discrimination and retaliation following his filing of complaints against the City of Hartford with the Department of Occupational Safety and Health Administration because administrative exhaustion is an affirmative defense.

US Capitol Police v. Office of Compliance

Affirming the decision of the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance affirming the Hearing Officer's finding that the US Capitol Police engaged in unfair labor practices when it issued a Discipline Warning in response to an officer's protection union activity.

January 18, 2018

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In the News

Workplace Lawyers Race Against the Trump Clock

Paying tipped workers better wouldn’t lead to fewer restaurant jobs

Workplace Raids Signal Shifting Tactics in Immigration Fight

NAACP Honors Memphis Sanitation Workers Who Went On Strike In 1968

The Trump administration just changed its overtime guidance — and business cheers

Nearly Half of Black STEM Workers Report Being Treated As Incompetent Because of Their Race.

Two Suits Catch Google in Middle of Gender Debate

Puzder resurfaces in Trump's White House in spite of #MeToo movement

Nearly three out of four women in computer-related jobs report discrimination in the workplace

Fast-Food Workers Claim Victory in a New York Labor Effort

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