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This nonprofit isn’t promptly paying its workers. Should she blow the whistle when she leaves?

The Washington Post

Nonprofit organizations that depend on external funding sources often contend with unpredictable income fluctuations, according to Paula Brantner, senior adviser at the nonprofit Workplace Fairness...your nonprofit employer’s board of directors has a fiduciary duty to ensure the organization is managing funds properly and not committing labor violations.

Today's Workplace more

What You Need to Know About Washington, D.C.'s Initiative 77 and the Minimum Wage

Kenneth Quinnell

Workplace Safety: Expect Excellence From Your Employer

TJ Scimone

Workplace Deaths Are Rising. Trump-Era Budget Cuts Could Make It Worse.

Bruce Vail

Tesla Swears It’s a Fair Employer—Yet It’s Trying to Dodge a Law That Protects Workers

Michael Arria

D.C. servers and bartenders say the tipped wage system isn’t working for them

Casey Quinlan

In the Courts more

Gillispie v. Regionalcare Hospital Partners

Affirming the district court grant of summary judgment to a hospital in a case where a former employee failed to establish a prima facie case for retaliation under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act when she says she was fired because she reported the hospital's allegedly improper discharge of an unstable patient and because she reported alleged substandard care of an admitted patient. She lacked any direct evidence and her various common law claims were preempted by state statutes.

June 21, 2018

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Trump’s attacks on federal employee unions, pay and benefits draw bipartisan rebukes

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Cheesecake Factory held liable in $4M wage theft case

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