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  • Have You Experienced Pregnancy Discrimination?
    Have You Experienced Pregnancy Discrimination?

    Employment news reports that retail giant Walmart is facing a potential class-action lawsuit on the basis of pregnancy discrimination. Unfortunately, incidents of pregnancy discrimination have been ...

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  • Department of Labor Issues Two New Opinion Letters
    Department of Labor Issues Two New Opinion Letters

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets forth the basic federal wage and hour laws. These laws provide numerous areas of guidance, including that workers must be paid minimum wage and that in ...

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  • Employment Discrimination Claims on the Rise
    Employment Discrimination Claims on the Rise

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has just released its statistics for 2018 revealing that it has recovered $505 million and other relief for more than 67,860 victims of ...

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  • Determining Compensable Hours Crucial to Determining Rightful Pay
    Determining Compensable Hours Crucial to Determining Rightful Pay

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides that all workers must be paid at least minimum wage. Currently, federal minimum wage is set at $7.25/hour. Violations of this provision are not always ...

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  • Hospitality Industry Responsible for Highest Number of Wage and Hour Claims
    Hospitality Industry Responsible for Highest Number of Wage and Hour Claims

    Restaurant workers have filed an increasing number of wage and hour complaints based on potential Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violations. Statistics show more than 7000 wage and hour claims were ...

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  • Employees File Claim for Race Discrimination
    Employees File Claim for Race Discrimination

    A group of former Tesla employees have filed a race discrimination lawsuit against Tesla. More than 24 black employees have asserted numerous claims against the auto maker including not being ...

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