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Vending company delivery drivers demand owed wages and overtime

Posted on August 04, 2017

Sometimes employers who prioritize their company’s bottom line choose to cut corners by not paying workers their due wages. Delivery drivers often end up feeling pressure from their managers to do more in less time […]

California considers expanding overtime pay to more workers

Posted on July 28, 2017

A larger number of California workers could soon be eligible for overtime pay, thanks to new legislation being examined in the state Senate. Under AB 1565, employers would have to extend overtime pay to salaried […]

African American worker sues Tesla for racial discrimination and retaliation

Posted on July 21, 2017

For one African American assembly line worker, being hired to work at Tesla was a dream come true until he became the victim of harassment and racial discrimination. He has now sued the electric carmaker […]

DoorDash to pay delivery workers $5 million in misclassification lawsuit

Posted on July 14, 2017

As on-demand food delivery services such as GrubHub and UberEats grow in popularity, their business practices are coming under increasing scrutiny, often accompanied by legal trouble. One such company is DoorDash, which was hit with […]

Former line cook files sexual harassment lawsuit against San Francisco restaurant

Posted on July 07, 2017

Despite recent progress to improve what is often a difficult workplace environment for women, stories about sexual harassment and discrimination in the restaurant industry continue to appear in the media. In a recent case, a […]

Misclassified Kaiser hospital workers awarded $500,000 in overtime lawsuit

Posted on June 29, 2017

California hospital housekeepers recently emerged victorious in an overtime class action lawsuit filed against their employers, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and hospital services company Xanitos. A federal judge approved a $500,000 settlement in the case, describing […]

Whistleblower wins $25 million after suing his employer

Posted on June 19, 2017

Blowing the whistle on an employer’s illegal actions often carries with it a number of potential risks such as retaliation and legal consequences. For one employer, however, retaliation against a whistleblower led to a $25 […]

Sexual harassment complaints highlight need for change at VA

Posted on June 12, 2017

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clinics in the San Francisco Bay Area have come under fire after three female VA employees recently shared stories of sexual harassment they experienced in the workplace. The allegations indicate […]

Age Discrimination

The hidden age discrimination older workers face in the job hiring process

Posted on May 31, 2017

With people living longer, many older Americans are likely to have the desire or the necessity to work past the conventional retirement age. Unfortunately, their age may be working against them when it comes to […]

Uber vows to fix sexist workplace culture and diversity issues

Posted on May 26, 2017

Uber recently released its first employee diversity report following a string of scandals and allegations of sexism and sexual harassment. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing company is now rethinking its approach to hiring amid ongoing criticism […]

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