This week Workplace Fairness stands up for fair pay by contributing our public comment on the DOL's proposed changes to the tip pooling rules under the FLSA, which could gravely disrupt the wages of tipped employees across the country.

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Pacelle Resigns as CEO of HSUS

Andy Segedin

The nonprofit sector is particularly susceptible to harassment, Brantner said. Organizations are often small and underfunded, without human-resource departments and mechanisms in place to report misconduct. Some individuals might choose not to report harassment due to concerns that the fallout might harm the organization’s mission. The tight-knit nature of the sector also makes other employment options difficult, according to Brantner.

Today's Workplace more

Trump administration tip-stealing plan is getting hammered

Laura Clawson

Trump puts public, workers at risk as he tries again to eliminate nation’s chemical safety agency

Mark Hand

Labor Department scrubbed analysis that said its proposal would rob billions from workers

Casey Quinlan

Inside the Trump Administration’s Plan to Shrink the NLRB

Bruce Vail

Massive grocery chain is denying HIV prevention drugs to its employees — and it won’t explain why

Zack Ford

In the Courts more

Knight v. State University of New York at Stony Brook

Affirming the denial of a plaintiff motion for judgment as a matter of law that they were an employee of a college they say fired them after reporting racist graffiti because the district court correctly found that they were not an employee for Title VII purposes.

Kim v. Reins International California, Inc.

Affirming a trial court grant of a defendant's motion to dismiss a Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claim advanced as part of a wage and hour violation suit by a former employee after they accepted an offer to settle their individual claims against the company because the dismissal of individual claims with prejudice foreclosed his standing under PAGA.

February 8, 2018

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In the News

Trump administration faces audit of proposed rule that could let bosses keep tips

Low-Wage Workers Say #MeToo Movement Is A Chance For Change

Medicaid Work Requirements Are Yet Another Burden for Trans Workers

At Tesla’s Factory, Building The Car Of The Future Has Painful And Permanent Consequences For Some Workers

After Everything, Workers Are Still Scared to Report Harassment at Work

California men are jumping at the chance to take paid family leave

Fired for being pregnant: Another kind of discrimination women face at work

USDA Spares Poultry Workers Faster Line Speeds, But Hog Workers May Not Get So Lucky

Abercrombie Agrees to Pay $25M Over Staff Clothing Claims

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