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  • issue 65
  • feb. 18, 2011

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In the News more

Republicans challenging unions in state capitol

Order bans transgender discrimination in Mass.

Democrats Missing, Wisconsin Vote on Cuts Is Delayed

Bill Would Repeal Nevada's Minimum Wage Law

EEOC Asks: Are Employers Discriminating Against The Jobless?

The High Price of Crying On the Job

Obama Budget Plan Could Create Millions of Jobs

N.F.L. Labor Dispute: Words but No Talks

Safety Agency Puts Punishing U.S. Employers First, Lawmaker Says

D.M. Council Approves $60,000 Settlement for Harassment Claim

Workplace Bullying Bill Filed in Washington

GM To Pay Hourly Workers More Than $4,000 Each In Bonuses

Report dings Congress on workplace safety

EEOC to Examine Treatment of Unemployed Job Seeker

Labor Department sues Kinder Morgan over overtime

Topic of the Week more

Out of Sight But Not Out of Mind: Managing Telecommuters

· Do communicate, communicate, communicate. · Do keep people connected. · Do create simple ways to monitor performance. · Don't take them for granted. read more

BLOGS: Today’s Workplacemore

A new report issued by the Immigration Policy Center, "Deeper into the Shadows: The Unintended Consequence of Immigration Worksite Enforcement," examines what happens to workers after an I-9 audit... read more

Mike Hall

Wisconsin Rally for Workers Grows to 30,000

February 17, 2011 | Mike Hall

A massive protest against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's attempt to eliminate collective bargaining rights for state workers entered its second day in Madison with as many as 30,000 people, according to some estimates. read more

This week, people across the United States and Canada will demonstrate at Mexican consulates and embassies in protest of violations of the right to organize in Mexico. read more

Some 400 members from dozens of Minnesota unions - backed by more than 1,000 e-mails and phone calls - helped score a victory for working families last week. read more

Bob Rosner

First Mubarak, Is Your CEO Next?

February 14, 2011 | Bob Rosner

Autocratic rule, exiling creativity and decision-making based on a toxic combination of ego and greed. Sound familiar? read more

In the Courts more

Cintron-Lorenzo v. Fondo del Seguro del Estado

First Circuit; No. 10-1020 Decision Date: February 7, 2011

In a woman's civil rights suit under 42 U.S.C. section 1983, alleging sexual harassment and discrimination by her employment supervisor at a Puerto Rican government insurance fund, dismissal of equal protection claims is affirmed where they were filed after the statute of limitations had run. read more

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