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  • Pizza Chain Fined For Violating Overtime Pay Laws And Retaliation
    Pizza Chain Fined For Violating Overtime Pay Laws And Retaliation

    Upper Crust , a gourmet pizza chain, continues to face legal problems as the result of failing to pay overtime compensation due its employees. A Department of Labor investigation revealed that more ...

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  • $32 Million Sex Bias Settlement Against Wells Fargo
    $32 Million Sex Bias Settlement Against Wells Fargo

    Although many people think sex discrimination is a thing of the past, it is unfortunately alive and well – affecting women from all walks of life in all types of jobs. Studies show that women still ...

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  • EEOC Holds Public Hearings On Accommodations Under The ADA
    EEOC Holds Public Hearings On Accommodations Under The ADA

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA) provide basic protections making disability discrimination illegal. The ADA prohibits ...

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  • Age Discrimination Claim Arises After Older Worker Is Fired And Subjected To Ageist Jokes
    Age Discrimination Claim Arises After Older Worker Is Fired And Subjected To Ageist Jokes

    A recent opinion by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals found that a 59-year-old man who was fired by a car dealership and replaced by a younger man could maintain a claim for age discrimination . The ...

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  • Hospital Workers Entitled To Unpaid Back Overtime
    Hospital Workers Entitled To Unpaid Back Overtime

    A Texas hospital has agreed to pay its employees several thousands of dollars in back wages for unpaid back overtime. The payment came as the result of a federal investigation into the hospital’s ...

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  • Summer Internships - When Does An
    Summer Internships - When Does An "Unpaid Internship" Violate The Law?

    As summer approaches and the recession continues many workers may consider taking an unpaid internship. Unpaid internships have many benefits for both employers and workers. They provide an ...

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