201512.16
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Merry Christmas! – You’re Fired

Merry Christmas! – You’re Fired As Christmas approaches you begin to purchase some gifts, and are looking forward to getting a few days off to celebrate the holiday season.  A call comes in from your Supervisor requesting your presence in his/her office the week before Christmas.  In great anticipation you are hoping that he/she will…

201504.17
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St. Petersburg Officials Talk About City’s Wage Theft Ordinance

St. Petersburg Officials Talk About City’s Wage Theft Ordinance Mayor Rick Kriseman joined city Councilwoman Darden Rice’s push to enact an ordinance to protect workers from wage theft at a City Hall news conference Tuesday. Kriseman, pointing to the City Council’s scheduled vote on the ordinance Thursday, called it a chance “to look out for…

201502.16
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Lahey Clinic Settles Discrimination Case With Labor Department

Lahey Clinic Settles Discrimination Case With Labor Department Lahey Clinic Hospital, Inc. will pay $190,000 to resolve allegations of systemic pay discrimination at its medical center in Burlington, Massachusetts. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that Lahey Clinic discriminated against 38 female housekeepers by paying the women…

201501.08
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Former Jimmy Johns Employees File Suit Seeking Overtime Pay

Former Jimmy John’s Employees File Suit Seeking Overtime Pay Three former employees of a popular sandwich company filed a collective action complaint on Jan. 5, alleging they should have been given overtime compensation. Jay Rodriguez, Kerry Kavanagh and Peter Womack filed the overtime compensation lawsuit against Jimmy John’s alleging the company wrongly exempted them from…

201412.11
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DOL Helps Thousands Of Employees Recover Unpaid Wages

DOL Helps Thousands Of Employees Recover Unpaid Wages Thousands of workers employed by contractors engaged in natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania and West Virginia are putting in a fair day’s work but not receiving a fair day’s pay. An ongoing multiyear enforcement initiative conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor’sWage and Hour…

201412.10
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Amazon Workers Lose Supreme Court Fight Over Pay

Amazon Workers Lose Supreme Court Fight Over Pay The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that workers who fill orders in Amazon.com warehouses need not be paid for the time they spend going through security checks to ensure they have not stolen any products. The court reversed a lower-court ruling for the workers, who alleged they spent…