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Lawsuit alleges AT&T"s absence policies discriminate against pregnant women: "Workers aren"t machines"

Two former employees of AT&T Mobility LLC claim they were fired after returning from maternity leave because they missed work for pregnancy-related or emergency child care......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 16th, 2018

On Equal Pay Day, here are 8 new laws helping women workers

Domestic violence victims in Nevada will get time off from work and pregnant workers will get protections in Massachusetts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2018

Law school reaches $2.6 million settlement in equal pay suit

Seven female law professors at a Colorado university will receive a $2.6 million settlement and pay increases after federal officials filed a lawsuit against the women's employer for routinely paying higher salaries to their male colleagues......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 17th, 2018

Who Will Walk Meghan Markle Down the Aisle? Meet the Women Whose Moms Gave Them Away

The absence of Meghan Markle’s father at her wedding has raised the question of why fathers still give away their daughters. These women have already bucked tradition and walked down the aisle without their dads......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 17th, 2018

Former Steward Health Care exec alleges sexual harassment, racial discrimination in lawsuit

Steward HealthCare and two of its top executives are.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2018

How "no-fault" attendance policies can put companies and workers at risk

Absenteeism is a real problem for employers......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 16th, 2018

2031 Retail Workers, 2055 Surgeons And 2103 Researchers? A Guess About AI’s Future

Since the first flickerings of technology, humanity has been captivated by artificial intelligence – the concept that machines could one day interact, respond and think for themselves as if they were .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 15th, 2018

Flint Water Trial Alleges Workers Treated Water Using Hole in the Floor

Several trials are still ongoing over regulator involvement in Flint water crisis......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 15th, 2018

Mom"s "wages" aren"t keeping up with the job market

If compensated for unpaid work, they'd see a 1.9 percent raise, trailing the forecast of 3 percent for paid workers.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 13th, 2018

Mom"s "wages" aren"t keeping up with the job market

If compensated for unpaid work, they'd see a 1.9 percent raise, trailing the forecast of 3 percent for paid workers.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 13th, 2018

Workers Aren"t Willing to Pay More for Healthcare, Data Shows

Given that health.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqMay 13th, 2018

Why women engineers are shunning Japan"s labour-starved auto industry

Since 2013, when PM Shinzo Abe made it a national priority to remedy Japan's labor crunch by bringing more women workers into the workforce.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 12th, 2018

Rudy Giuliani: Trump might"ve been told about "pervert" Eric Schneiderman"s alleged abuse of women because of a Trump University lawsuit

Rudy Giuliani said President Don.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 11th, 2018

Former staff drop H-1B visa case against Disney, may try other options

We lost because it's legal, says Sara Blackwell, the US attorney who had filed a lawsuit on behalf of the 250 Disney IT workers in 2014 over alleged H-1B visa abuse by the entertainment giant.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 11th, 2018

Brainstorm Health: Growing an Ear in an Arm, Pot and Pregnant Women, Health App Effectiveness

Brainstorm Health Daily: May 10, 2018 Good afternoon, readers! This is Sy. A ser.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 10th, 2018

Why Americans Aren"t Feeling Wage Gains

The consumer-price index rose 0.2% in April, while average hourly pay for private-sector workers was flat and average weekly earnings fell 0.1%, taking inflation into account......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 10th, 2018

Bay Area group will help low-income KC workers join gig economy

A Silicon Valley coalition is bringing a pilot program to Kansas City to help more low-income individuals — including women and people of color — support themselves through the gig economy......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2018

Company Allegedly Gave Clients ‘Untrained Puppies’ Instead of Service Dogs for Diabetes

A lawsuit alleges that the Virginia company’s chief executive falsely claimed to have trained dogs for the Marine Corps and to have been medically discharged......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 9th, 2018

Company Allegedly Gave Clients "Untrained Puppies" Instead of Service Dogs for Diabetes

A lawsuit alleges that the Virginia company's chief executive falsely claimed to have trained dogs for the Marine Corps and to have been medically discharged......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 9th, 2018

Lawsuit: Energy company cut safety budget before fatal blast

A shareholder lawsuit alleges an oil and gas company focused on keeping old wells running, not fixing potential safety problems in the months before a fatal house explosion in Colorado......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 9th, 2018

Feds, KleinBank settle suit over lending practices

The U.S. Department of Justice and a Minnesota bank have settled a lawsuit alleging the bank engaged in mortgage lending practices that discriminate against minorities......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 8th, 2018