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This is how getting fired is more financially devastating for women

Fast Company

“There is significant evidence that pay bias is something that can follow you throughout your career,” says Paula Brantner, a senior adviser for Workplace Fairness, a nonprofit organization that offers career resources and legal assistance. “If you’re underpaid and undervalued in your first job, then when you go to your next job, they look at what you’re making and continue to undervalue you, so as your career progresses you get further and further behind.”

Today's Workplace more

At CBS, Les Moonves got away with ‘transactional’ sex. A working mom couldn’t get a schedule change.

Jessica Goldstein

Philadelphia may be next city to pass a fair workweek law

Laura Clawson

SCOTUS rules that ADEA applies to all public employers

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

The First-Ever National Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Was Just Unveiled—And It’s a Game Changer

Rebecca Stoner

Virginia firefighter sues employer after allegedly losing his job to anti-gay discrimination

Zack Ford

In the Courts more

Public Employment Relations Board v. Bellflower Unified School District

Upheld orders issued by the California Public Employment Relations Board that a school district must, among other things, post two specific notices to its employees in connection with unfair labor practice charges. The school district had refused to post the notices. Affirmed the issuance of a writ of mandate.

Acosta v. Brain

In a Department of Labor civil enforcement action, affirmed that a union trust fund's trustee and legal counsel unlawfully retaliated against a whistleblower in violation of ERISA. However, reversed a bench trial finding that they breached ERISA fiduciary duties.

December 6, 2018

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In the News

Supreme Court Asked if Unions Can Represent Nonmembers

Lawmakers Call for House to Investigate XPO After Workers’ Miscarriages

GM’s Plant Closures Might Have Broken Its Union Deal

Lawmakers Demand Investigation Of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta For Sex Abuser Plea Deal

Menial Tasks, Slurs and Swastikas: Many Black Workers at Tesla Say They Faced Racism

The surprisingly high number of Americans getting absolutely no raises

The New Federal Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Would Remedy Decades of Injustice

“Inhumane”: a laid-off GM worker in Ohio responds to massive job cuts

The Gender Wage Gap Is Worse Than We Thought

New York labor leaders: Amazon has 'record of routinely mistreating workers'

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