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  • Movement To Increase Minimum Wage Gaining Steam Across the Country
    Movement To Increase Minimum Wage Gaining Steam Across the Country

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) applies to nearly all workers in the United States and provides certain basic protections and guidelines. Among these are the guarantee that workers earn at least ...

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  • USERRA Discrimination Alleged Against DEA
    USERRA Discrimination Alleged Against DEA

    CBS News reports that more than a dozen federal agents have filed an employment discrimination action against the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). According to reports, the agents allege that the DEA ...

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  • Sexual Harassment Not Easily Defined
    Sexual Harassment Not Easily Defined

    A class action lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and discrimination has been filed against Ford Motor Company. Twenty-nine women additional have just joined the suit, which was originally filed by 33 ...

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  • Verbal Complaints May Suffice To Raise Retaliation Claim Under FLSA
    Verbal Complaints May Suffice To Raise Retaliation Claim Under FLSA

    According to Federal Labor Law – the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – If you are concerned that your employer is not paying you the wages you believe you are entitled to, and you suffer retaliation ...

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  • New Overtime Exemption Laws To Be Revealed Soon
    New Overtime Exemption Laws To Be Revealed Soon

    This past week, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez announced that his agency has finished drafting proposals which would update the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime and minimum wage laws for the ...

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  • Growing Numbers of Americans Report Age Discrimination
    Growing Numbers of Americans Report Age Discrimination

    According to a recent CNBC News story, a growing number of older workers have reported experiencing age discrimination both while searching for a job and at their place of employment. In turn, this ...

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