In March 2010, as a company's accidnt-free tally approached the number 666—identified in the 'Revelations' book of the Bible as 'the number of the beast' and a representation of Satan—the employee informed his supervisors that his religious beliefs wouldn't allow him to wear that number.
According to background information issued by the EEOC last year, the proposed rule emphasizes the need 'for an individualized, case-by-case approach to determining whether an employment practice is based on reasonable factors other than age.'
According to the decision, because of the economic downturn, the AMA decided to eliminate the position of Peter Friedman, the communications campaign manager, because his responsibilities had drastically changed. Read More
A Long Island, New York, elementary school teacher has filed a lawsuit claiming her former employers tarnished her reputation and fired her after she gave an interview to a local newspaper. Read More
According to court documents, the woman is seeking class-action status that would include other unnamed hostesses, in part because ‘some, if not most, of the individual group members may not be aware of their rights to wages under federal and Indiana law, or may not, because of financial means or experience, be in a position to seek the assistance of counsel to commence individual litigation.’Read More
The suspected harassment included constant questioning about some employees' ability to perform their jobs because they were pregnant, recommending they take leaves of absence or forcing them to take maternity leave early. The suit also alleges that the company fired one of the employees in retaliation after she complained about being harassed because of her pregnancy.Read More
A onetime Barron's hotshot adviser files a lawsuit against LPL Financial; Robert Ray Bennie Jr. of Lincoln, Nebraska, also is suing local regulators, including the new North American Securities Administrators Association president.Read More
Currently employees have no incentive to control their health care costs; they don’t know what the costs are. And because someone else is paying for most of their coverage, they probably don’t care.Read More
Under the Arizona law, employers that intentionally violate the law a second time by knowingly hiring an illegal immigrant can lose their business license.Read More
This isn’t the first time the National Labor Relations Board has weighed in on the discharge of an employee over the use of the popular social media website.Read More