Blog Posts in February, 2017

Pregnancy Discrimination Rights in a Hazardous Workplace

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) was enacted to prohibit employers from treating pregnant women differently simply because of their pregnancy or some pregnancy-related condition. This includes ...
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Overtime Violation Class Action against Bed Bath & Beyond

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers are required to pay overtime to all employees who spend more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week on the job. Every hourly employee, except those ...
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Employee Terminated for Sharing Stale Cake with Fellow Employees

In a very recent case out of the Ninth Circuit, a female employee was terminated for allegedly stealing from the company. The employee, a single mother of seven, supervised the night-shift freight ...
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Are Bilingualism Requirements in the Workplace Discrimination?

According to a report in 2015, there are a record 64.7 million residents in the United States who speak a foreign language at home. That number represents an increase of 5.2 million since 2010. ...
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