Hospitality workers in California are lobbying for greater protections from guest harassment and assault.
On Black Friday, eBay sold hover boards at the rate of one every 12 seconds-and that's just one website. The cool new toy that topped every kid's wish list in 2015 is not without danger, however.
The Highway Loss Data Institute released it's list of the vehicles with the worst personal injury claims this fall.
In March 2014, President Obama decided to address wage stagnation with an executive order that would update which white-collar workers qualify for overtime pay. The changes broadened the definitions of exempt and nonexempt employees to include more of the American workforce.
If your job is to help employees, can you be fired for doing just that, when helping an employee means acting against the best interests of your employer? In 2011, an employee who worked for a behavioral health provider was fired for failing to take a pro-employer stance in a case of severe sexual harassment. The employee filed an EEOC suit, alleging retaliation for engaging in protected activity.
Another American worker has been fired for comments made on social media.
DuPont has been found liable for a woman's kidney cancer after a toxic chemical used to make Teflon found its way into West Virginia tap water.
The popular rideshare service, Uber, and others like it have raised a number of legal questions surrounding the social economy, from workplace and employee questions to questions about liability in the case of accidents.
It's never a good thing when you notice supervisors avoiding you, or your coworkers stop talking when you walk up. You know something is up. So what can you do when you think you're about to be fired-both to prepare and maybe even help stop it from happening?
On October 6, 2015, perhaps in response to the outrage caused by the Sony hack that revealed egregious pay deficits between Hollywood's biggest and most accomplished actors and actresses, the governor of California signed the California Fair Pay Act into law.
Enrollment to obtain health insurance through the healthcare marketplace, known as Obamacare, ends on January 31. This is the only time of year you can enroll in a new plan, switch plans or adjust your level of cost assistance without incurring extra fees. Open enrollment for state health insurance marketplaces also ends on January 31.