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  • San Francisco Giants Agree To Pay Back Wages Following Allegations Of FLSA Violations
    San Francisco Giants Agree To Pay Back Wages Following Allegations Of FLSA Violations

    Following charges that the San Francisco Giants failed to pay 74 clubhouse and administrative employees all the compensation they were entitled to, the team has agreed to pay nearly $545,000 in back ...

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  • Employer May Be Required To Allow Disabled Employee To Telecommute
    Employer May Be Required To Allow Disabled Employee To Telecommute

    Many times, workers may suffer from a serious condition that interferes with their ability to perform a major life activity. However, despite the existence of that condition, he or she may still be ...

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  • American Woman Files Reverse National Origin Discrimination Claim Against Indian Company
    American Woman Files Reverse National Origin Discrimination Claim Against Indian Company

    While many federal labor laws were initially adopted in order to prevent discrimination against minorities and women, these laws also work to prevent “reverse discrimination.” Thus, although Title VII ...

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  • Strippers File Overtime Compensation Lawsuit For Violations Of Federal Labor Law
    Strippers File Overtime Compensation Lawsuit For Violations Of Federal Labor Law

    A recently federal wage and hour lawsuit was filed on behalf of a strip club dancer against The New Dollhouse, formerly the Crazy Horse, alleging violations of minimum wage and overtime compensation ...

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  • Discriminatory Comments Made After Termination Can Be Used As Direct Evidence Of Bias
    Discriminatory Comments Made After Termination Can Be Used As Direct Evidence Of Bias

    The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals — which includes Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee — has just determined that a supervisor’s “age related” comments made after a worker was fired could be ...

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  • Unpaid Volunteer Files Unpaid Wage Lawsuit Against MLB
    Unpaid Volunteer Files Unpaid Wage Lawsuit Against MLB

    News reports that a volunteer of the 2013 All-Star FanFest has filed an unpaid wage lawsuit against Major League Baseball (MLB) for unpaid wages. According to the wage and hour lawsuit, more than 2000 ...

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