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Alleged Sexual Predators Don’t Need Letters Of Support

Huffington Post

When influential players in a workplace openly side with the accused, it becomes difficult for other employees with relevant information or other harassment allegations to come forward. “’You think, ‘Wow, 65 of my peers are going to hold that against me or think I’m lying,’” said Brantner. “It really sends a strong message about the futility of speaking out.”

Today's Workplace more

What to do when your work problem isn’t a legal issue

Lauren Brisbo

Women of color face barriers in sexual harassment claims

Passman & Kaplan, P.C., Attorneys at Law

Is Acosta Being Kicked Upstairs?

Jordan Barab

Arizona teachers win some added education funding

Laura Clawson

Labor Department tells senators it’s too ‘complex’ to collect sexual harassment data

Casey Quinlan

In the Courts more

Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America v. City of Seattle

Reversing a district court dismissal of claims that an ordinance authorizing collective bargaining between driver coordinators like Uber and Lyft violates and is preempted by the Sherman Antitrust Act because the act sanctions price fixing by private cartels of independent contractor drivers but affirming the dismissal of claims that the ordinance was preempted by the National Labor Relations Act and remanding for further proceedings.

Blue v. California Office of the Inspector General

Reversing the portion of a trial court order denying an anti-SLAPP motion with respect to the first and second causes of action in a suit in which the Office of the Inspector General and the Inspector General himself conducted interviews with five correctional officers who previously worked at High Desert State Prison regarding the excessive use of force against inmates and alleging in the first and second causes of action that the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights were violated by when officer requests for representation during the interviews were denied.

DWA Holdings, LLC v. US

Reversing and remanding a US Court of Federal Claims summary judgment ruling that a company's overseas earnings did not entitle them to transitional benefits under the American Jobs Creation Act because their holding that the law only provided transitional relief for income earned between 2006 and 2006 was incorrect.

May 16, 2018

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The Trump administration wants to give teens more chances to work with dangerous machinery

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When Black Men Are Harassed

In corporate America, too many bosses tell employees who to vote for

University Of California Workers Start 3-Day Strike

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