Date Posted: Jun 25, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor has published its rule for default e-disclosure for pension benefit plan communications. The former (2002) rule already allowed e-disclosure to employees who have access to …

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Date Posted: Apr 30, 2019

Uber workers are planning protests in major U.S. cities, with drivers saying they’ve had enough of the low-wage gig work that pays some of them less than their states’ minimum wages. The drivers involved …

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Date Posted: Mar 19, 2019

It is indeed a tangled story. It was June 2018 when Business Insider printed details about dangers and inefficiencies costing millions at Tesla’s Nevada Gigafactory, which makes the batteries for electric cars. The …

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Date Posted: Jan 07, 2019

With President Trump and Congress still at an impasse over funding border wall construction, and as essential employees work through a federal shutdown, the American Federation of Government Employees and the D.C.-based Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman …

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Date Posted: Nov 05, 2018

Using the hashtag #GoogleWalkout, workers at Google have staged walkouts over the company’s handling of harassment. The walkouts have occurred in Asia, Europe, and the United States. In Silicon Valley, thousands walked out of buildings in protest. …

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Date Posted: Oct 09, 2018

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Ticketmaster and Live Nation. It is alleged the two companies have participated in unfair and unlawful business practices in an effort to boost …

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Date Posted: Feb 20, 2018

A U.S. federal judge sitting in San Francisco has ruled GrubHub’s delivery drivers are not employees. In Lawson v. GrubHub Inc., a former driver, Raef Lawson, claimed Chicago-based Grubhub violated labor law by not reimbursing driving expenses, failing to meet the minimum wage, and avoiding overtime rules. But …

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Date Posted: Feb 13, 2018

Tarana Burke originated the now-viral #MeToo movement in 2006, while working with Philadelphia youth, and hearing their stories of sexual violence. Burke was the earliest voice celebrated in TIME magazine’s 2017 Person of the Year, which …

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Date Posted: Feb 13, 2018

The fact that computers have been heavily used for screening job applicants is no surprise to anyone who has been working the job market for a while. Resumes are screened, …

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Date Posted: Jan 16, 2018

There’s been a lot of talk about how companies are giving employees a bonus in 2018 as a result of the new tax laws passing. However, one of the big …

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