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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 […]

workplace discrimination

Landmark federal court ruling protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination

Posted on May 24, 2017

In what gay rights advocates are calling a historic victory, a federal appeals court ruled that an existing civil rights law protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers from discrimination in the workplace. The Civil […]

Sexual assault website reveals dark underbelly of LA cocktail industry

Posted on April 26, 2017

The hospitality industry is slowly coming to terms with a reality it has long known about but neglected to address. It is becoming harder and harder to deny that the dangers of sexual assault exist […]

Disney says ‘let it go’ to anti-poaching lawsuit with $100 million settlement

Posted on April 21, 2017

Disney may be giving joy to millions of people through its films. However, some of the studio’s policies have left employees feeling unhappy and frustrated. In an unusual move for a company known to rarely […]

Cheerleaders accuse NFL of conspiracy to suppress wages

Posted on April 17, 2017

With their fluffy pompoms, big smiles and infectious energy, cheerleaders always look fabulous during their performances. However, few people know about the hard work and hours of rehearsals that go into perfecting each routine, often […]

Manpower workers to get $2.9 million settlement in wage lawsuit

Posted on March 31, 2017

A $2.9 million deal to settle one of several wage and hour class action lawsuits against Manpower Inc. has received preliminary approval from a California federal judge. Manpower Inc., a staffing agency, was accused of […]

Transit board to pay $8 million to Muni operators in overtime lawsuit

Posted on March 27, 2017

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) approved an $8 million settlement in an overtime lawsuit brought by the city’s Muni operators. Lead plaintiff Darryl A. Stitt, a former Muni operator, filed the lawsuit in […]

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