Topic of the Week
Discrimination Claims: How does the law define discrimination
There are several federal laws that protect you from discrimination in the workplace. Each federal law makes it illegal to discriminate against certain categories of people, known as protected classes. The federal anti-discrimination laws only protect yo
Blog of the Week
With Shutdown Over, OPM provides Guidance on Back Pay for Federal Employees
Donald Trump is blocking back pay for as many as a million federal contract workers who lost wages during the recent government shutdown.
Thought for the Week
"You cannot run a modern, professional campaign without clearly established and well-designed HR policies, especially procedures and trainings regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. "
–Cory Booker campaign manager Addisu Demissie on 2020 campaigns prioritizing sexual harassment training.
List of the Week
from Workplace Fairness
Top workers rights searches this week:
- Final pay
- Smoking rights
- Unpaid wages
- Drug testing
- Non-compete agreements
Top Five News Headlines
- Is Time Really Up for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? Companies and Law Firms Respond
- People with disabilities face a massive employment gap
- Payless plans to close during its second bankruptcy, costing 16,000 workers their jobs
- Walmart facing gender discrimination lawsuits from female employees
- SEIU Appeal Implicates Strikes, Worker Actions Across U.S.