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What Happens If Someone Breaks a Non-Disclosure Agreement?


“Many people, after they’ve been through something like this, they didn’t want it to happen, they didn’t bring it upon themselves and they just want to put it behind them and go on with their lives,” said Paula Brantner, senior adviser for Workplace Fairness, a nonprofit organization that promotes employee rights.

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The utterly nonsensical way NFL cheerleaders must live their lives comes out in discrimination suit

Lindsay Gibbs

The Lessons of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Are Still Relevant 107 Years Later


California laws protect undocumented workers from abuse by the boss

Laura Clawson

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president under investigation for sexual harassment

Rebekah Entralgo

Legislation from DeLauro and Clark Would Strengthen Protections for Tipped Workers


In the Courts more

Novelis Corp. v. National Labor Relations Board

Affirming the determination by the National Labor Relations Board that a company violated sections of the National Labor Relations Act in its efforts to dissuade employees from voting for a union as their representative but denying enforcement of an order to bargain because it didn't properly account for changed circumstances between the time of the unfair labor practices and the decision.

Triumph Construction Corp. v. Secretary of Labor

Denying the petition for review of a final order by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission affirming a citation issued to a construction company for repeated violations of excavation standards and assessing a penalty because the burden shifting employed by the Commission was not improper.

March 29, 2018

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As Trump Targets Immigrants, Elderly Brace To Lose Caregivers

Retirement planning: Many states looking to help workers without employer plans save

Unequal Rights: Contract Workers Have Few Workplace Protections

Older American Workers Are Losing Their Legal Protections

New York workers may soon get the right to stop answering work email after hours

Trump Labor Board Member Forgot About Conflict of Interest, Watchdog Says

The omnibus bill blocks a Trump rule that would allow bosses to keep workers’ tips

IBM reportedly targeted older workers in layoffs affecting tens of thousands

Giant Oil Trader With No Women in Top Jobs Says Change Must Come

U.S. companies are pressuring their workers on how to lobby and vote

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