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Viewpoint: Ending discrimination in the workplace, starting with pay

We humans like to keep score. If we’re honest, we need to be better than everyone else, even if we can’t win the race outright. There are multiple ways to compete, of course. Money’s the simplest, which is why local towns list the most high.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Inside the opioid epidemic: Does your drug-free workplace policy comply with anti-discrimination laws?

Opioid misuse and overdose is a growing epidemic affecting workers in every industry throughout the United States. Increased prescription of opioid medications led to widespread misuse of both prescription and non-prescription opioids before it becam.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018

Viewpoint: One year later, what we"ve learned from #MeToo

As we approach the first anniversary of the #MeToo movement, it’s time to assess what we’ve accomplished, where we are, and more important, for those of us in business, what impact the movement has had in the workplace. Regarding efforts to rais.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 23rd, 2018

Attorneys and employers prep for new state sexual harassment law

In just weeks, employers in New York state must comply with new regulations to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Starting Oct. 9, all employers, regardless of size, must do the following: Have a policy regarding sexual harassment; Complete.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2018

Sexual harassment complaints strain human rights agencies

A wave of sexual harassment complaints that accompanied the #MeToo movement is straining many of the state and local offices tasked with policing workplace discrimination of all kinds......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 3rd, 2018

Nike sued by two women alleging workplace discrimination, WSJ says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 10th, 2018

Nike Hit With Lawsuit From Ex-Employees Alleging Discrimination

Two women filed a lawsuit against Nike, alleging it discriminated against them, the latest development in a workplace-culture scandal at the company......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

Poultry firm to pay $3.75M to settle discrimination lawsuits

A Mississippi poultry supplier will pay $3.75 million to Hispanic workers, ending an eight-year legal fight......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 1st, 2018

Only 3% of workers who have experienced age discrimination filed a formal complaint

A new report examines the state of age discrimination in the workplace 50 years after the Age Discrimination in Employment Act went into effect......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2018

The Steam summer sale is live — here are the best deals we"ve seen so far

Valve The Steam summer sale is now live, starting today (June 21) and ending July 5. New ga.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2018

Letter to BS: Proselytisation is real threat to secular fabric of India

Converting tribals and poors in the garb of ending caste discrimination is no service.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 27th, 2018

Trump violated the Constitution when he blocked his critics on Twitter, a federal judge rules

Trump engaged in "viewpoint discrimination" prohibited by the First Amendment, the judge said......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 23rd, 2018

What Starbucks could learn from a D.C. restaurateur about race relations

At Busboys and Poets, there are no training workbooks or scripted videos about workplace discrimination. Instead, employees gather around a table to discuss their fears, their pasts and, most important, their experiences with race......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 18th, 2018

Elon Musk is "super super serious" about starting a candy company to spite Warren Buffett

Billionaire probably-geniuses Elon Musk and Warren Buffett traded barbs over the weekend, ending with Musk vowing to start a new candy company called Cryptocandy, just to spite Buffett. “I’m starting a candy company & it’s going to be amazing.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2018

10 Powerful Women on How #MeToo Has Changed the Fight for Equal Pay

From Arianna Huffington to Patty McCord The last year has proven to be a transformational one for women in the workplace. Starting last Octo.....»»

Category: topSource: timeApr 10th, 2018

Deadliest jobs in America: Charlotte"s workplace fatalities in line with national trend

Here's a headline that might surprise: Working in state-run nursing and residential care facilities was riskier than being a police officer or a firefighter in 2016. Since 2012, nurses and health aides in state-run residential care and nursing set.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals2 hr. 43 min. ago

U.S. mortgage rates shoot to 7-year high

U.S. mortgage rates continued their weeks-long climb this week, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed mortgage averaged 4.9 percent for the week ending Oct. 11, a surge up from 4.71 percent the previous week. A year ago, mortgage rates stood.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals6 hr. 13 min. ago

Perfectionism in the workplace is less than ideal

Perfectionism is a wolf in sheep's clothing. Our social media-infused culture creates the impression that perfection is achievable. After all, who can’t resist liking those posts of the perfect vacation, haircut, or gourmet dish just set on the tabl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals10 hr. 43 min. ago

New "TEXRail Line" from Fort Worth to DFW Airport in final stages

The progress is starting to show along the 27-mile route for the new TEXRail line, which will take passengers from downtown Fort Worth to DFW Airport. Starting last Wednesday, Trinity Metro started its train tests at Terminal B at the airport. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals22 hr. 13 min. ago

Go on the ramp at FedEx World Hub as it readies for the holiday rush

The FedEx World Hub might be the best visual representation for the approaching holiday season. While the official peak is Thanksgiving to Christmas, volume is already starting to increase at the Memphis World Hub, which means additional seasonal .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals22 hr. 13 min. ago

Pastor Arrives Back in U.S., Ending Standoff With Turkey

An evangelical American pastor arrived back in the U.S. after being held in Turkey for two years on terrorism charges, ending a diplomatic standoff that had jeopardized relations between two North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 13th, 2018