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More states are banning questions about salary history in job interviews. What to say if you’re asked about it anyway.

The Washington Post

Still, many employers continue to want employees to put the first number on the table, said Paula Brantner, a workplace consultant and the former director of Workplace Fairness, a nonprofit focused on employee rights. “We still haven’t had the mind shift where employers think they should go first. It’s kind of a game of chicken.”

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What Uber and the Koch Brothers Have in Common: A Plan to Destroy Public Transit

Jeremy Mohler

9 Reasons LGBTQ Workers Need Federal Protections

Alex Schwartz

Internal divides cloud tech industry's antitrust defense

Steven Overly

Every American Should Be Guaranteed a Job. The Green New Deal Could Make That Happen.

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House Democrats oppose extreme anti-worker Labor nominee, this week in the war on workers

Laura Clawson

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Mejia v. Merchants Building Maintenance,

Affirmed denial of motion to compel arbitration. An employee bringing a Private Attorney General’s Act claim may not be compelled to arbitrate that portion of the claim that seeks to recover underpaid wages.

Local 702 v. NLRB

Affirmed. A longtime employee was discharged for strike related conduct, but the company's action didn't violate the National Labor Relations Act.

August 15, 2019

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Raided Plant Owners ‘Willfully’ Used Undocumented Workers

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