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Posted 1 year ago in Class Actions Your Job & The Law by Aaron Kase  
Wal-Mart Tries to Quash Gender Bias Suit in Wisconsin

Wal-Mart is hoping to get a gender bias class action suit in Wisconsin thrown out of court, thanks to the reversal of a new rule imposed by the National Labor Relations Board. Five women are trying to make the retail giant answer their claims that they were paid less and had fewer opportunities for promotions than their male counterparts. Several other similar suits have been filed in other states following a 2011 Supreme Court ruling that disallowed a national class …

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Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment by Josh Crank  
Hostess Brands CEO’s Remarks Hint at Anti-Union Bias

In hindsight, it probably wasn’t helpful for the CEO who recently bought Hostess’ most iconic brands to tell the Wall Street Journal that he did not “expect to be involved in the union going forward.” C. Dean Metropoulos, head of the reborn Hostess Brands LLC, may very well still not expect to have to bargain with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers & Grain Millers International Union, whose work stoppage led to the liquidation of Hostess Brands, Inc. last year. But …

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Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment by Aaron Kase  
NYC Fast Food Workers Strike for a Union and Higher Wages

Fast food workers walked off the job last week across New York City in a surprise effort aimed at increasing their paychecks and the creation of an unusual union. Employees at Burger King, Domino’s, McDonald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and Wendy’s participated in mini-strikes last Thursday as part of the “Fast Food Forward” campaign that seeks to double the average pay to $15 an hour. The strikes, organized by pro-union group New York Communities for Change, have the ultimate goal …

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Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment Video by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Job & The Law’ Newsletter

Obesity Now Considered a Workplace Disability When the Americans with Disabilities Act was originally created, obesity was considered a disability only when due to an underlying physiological disorder such as diabetes. Today, any type of obesity is considered a disability, meaning obese employees have new rights in the workplace and cannot be discriminated against because of their weight. Find Out More…   Can You Badmouth Your Boss Online? [Video] You have the right to call your employer names on Facebook, …

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Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment Social Networks by Larry Bodine  
[VIDEO] Can You Badmouth Your Boss Online?

You have the right to call your employer an obscenity on Facebook, thanks to the National Labor Relations Act, which has been protecting the rights of workers since 1935, according to Larry Bodine, Editor in Chief of Lawyers.com. “I think you’ll be surprised how extensive your rights are,” Bodine says. Get the free Labor & Employment Law Newsletter. Subscribe Today New decisions under the law say you can publicly call your boss a swear word on Facebook so long as …

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