An employee's complaints about working conditions, even where made public such as on a Facebook post, may be protected by state law and form the grounds for wrongful discharge.
The alleged incidents took place in 2004 and 2005, according to the EEOC. They involved seven female temporary employees, four of whom are Hispanic. Read More
Most drove shuttle rental cars for cleaning and refueling during the work day at Seattle's Sea-Tac Airport, while the remainder drove the vans that carried workers to and from the car transport locations.Read More
The OFCCP said it has been unable to secure a fair resolution from Cargill to pay back wages and interest to the rejected job applicants and to extend job offers to at least 167of the affected workers.
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