The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal has asked the California Supreme Court to answer the question of w...

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California Court Holds Work Comp Exclusivity Rule Does Not Preempt Claim For Emotional Distress Under FEHA
The California Court of Appeal, 4th District, has affirmed that the workers’ compensation exclusivit...

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Ford Motor Company To Pay Up To $10.125 Million For Alleged Harassment

Ford Motor Company has agreed to pay up to $10.125 million to settle sex and race harassm...

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UPS to Pay $2 Million For Alleged Disability Discrimination
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) has agreed to pay $2 million to nearly 90 current and former UPS e...

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U.S. Secretary Of Labor Acosta Encourages States To Reduce Excessive Licensing
U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta encouraged state officials to partner together to reduce ex...

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Google Fires Employee Behind Anti-Diversity Memo
Reuters is reporting that Google has fired the male engineer who authored an internal memo asserting...

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Employer to Pay $145,000 to Settle EEOC Class Disability Discrimination Case

Chemtrusion, Inc., a Houston-based manufacturing services company, will pay $145,000 and ...

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Employer To Pay $10.5 Million For Alleged Hiring Discrimination And Retaliation

Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC, a leading retailer of fishing, camping, and hunting equipmen...

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Justice Department Will Not Defend Obama Administration’s Overtime Salary Threshold Increase

The Justice Department will not defend an Obama-era rule that would make workers automati...

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City of Los Angeles Demanding $1.45 Million In Penalties For Alleged Minimum Wage Violations
The City of Los Angeles is demanding that the restaurant chain Carl's Jr., pay $1.45 million ...

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Sensient Natural Ingredients To Pay $800,000 For Alleged Disability Discrimination

Sensient Natural Ingredients LLC, a division of Sensient Technologies, has agreed to pay ...

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CA FEHC Proposes Amendments to FEHA on National Origin Protections

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council has issued proposed amendments to the Fa...

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Ninth Circuit Seeks Clarity On Whether Wages Are Owed For Time Spent Waiting For Security Screening
California Court Holds Work Comp Exclusivity Rule Does Not Preempt Claim For Emotional Distress Under FEHA
Ford Motor Company To Pay Up To $10.125 Million For Alleged Harassment
UPS to Pay $2 Million For Alleged Disability Discrimination
U.S. Secretary Of Labor Acosta Encourages States To Reduce Excessive Licensing
Google Fires Employee Behind Anti-Diversity Memo
Employer to Pay $145,000 to Settle EEOC Class Disability Discrimination Case
Employer To Pay $10.5 Million For Alleged Hiring Discrimination And Retaliation
Justice Department Will Not Defend Obama Administration’s Overtime Salary Threshold Increase
City of Los Angeles Demanding $1.45 Million In Penalties For Alleged Minimum Wage Violations
Sensient Natural Ingredients To Pay $800,000 For Alleged Disability Discrimination
CA FEHC Proposes Amendments to FEHA on National Origin Protections
  • Ninth Circuit Seeks Clarity On Whether...
    Aug 18, 2017
    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal has asked the California Supreme Court to answer the question of whether “time spent on the employer’s premises waiting for, and undergoing, required exit searches of packages or bags voluntarily brought to work purely for personal convenience by employees compensable as “hours worked” within the meaning of California Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Order No. 7?

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    California Court Holds Work Comp Exclusivity...
    Aug 17, 2017
    The California Court of Appeal, 4th District, has affirmed that the workers’ compensation exclusivity rule does not preempt employees’ emotional distress claims arising from discrimination or retaliation in violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

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    Ford Motor Company To Pay Up...
    Aug 17, 2017

    Ford Motor Company has agreed to pay up to $10.125 million to settle sex and race harassment for a group of individuals which was investigated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) at two Ford plants.

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  • UPS to Pay $2 Million For...
    Aug 14, 2017
    United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) has agreed to pay $2 million to nearly 90 current and former UPS employees to resolve a nationwide disability discrimination lawsuit filed in 2009 by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) as well as to conciliate related administrative charges.

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    U.S. Secretary Of Labor Acosta Encourages...
    Aug 08, 2017
    U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta encouraged state officials to partner together to reduce excessive licensing.

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    Google Fires Employee Behind Anti-Diversity Memo...
    Aug 08, 2017
    Reuters is reporting that Google has fired the male engineer who authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech industry. James Damore, the engineer who wrote the memo, confirmed his dismissal, saying in an email to Reuters on Monday that he had been fired for "perpetuating gender stereotypes."

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  • Employer to Pay $145,000 to Settle...
    Aug 03, 2017

    Chemtrusion, Inc., a Houston-based manufacturing services company, will pay $145,000 and provide other significant relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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    Employer To Pay $10.5 Million For...
    Jul 28, 2017

    Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC, a leading retailer of fishing, camping, and hunting equipment and apparel, has agreed to pay $10.5 million and provide other relief to settle a hiring discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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    Justice Department Will Not Defend Obama...
    Jul 03, 2017

    The Justice Department will not defend an Obama-era rule that would make workers automatically eligible for overtime pay if they make less than $47,476 a year.

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