Labor & Employment
Teasing a coworker may not be solid enough for a sexual harassment claim, but employers could be liable for "negligent infliction of emotional distress," according to an Idaho Supreme Court decision.
Coming to an agreement over a discrimination charge shouldn't be hard. There are tools out there that can ease the pain.
It's a cold and stressful time of the year, which means employees will be calling in sick. Is your company's sick leave policy in good health?
'Tis the season to hire last minute for the holidays, which means that in the hurry to get a few more elves for Santa's mall workshop, it's tempting cut corners when it comes to looking into the backgrounds of potential hires.
Although more men than women lost jobs in the recession, women still earn less and have less job security.
Workers can now submit a whistleblower complaint online, instead of making a phone call or filing a written statement.
A partner at a U.K. law firm was let go last summer for turning 65. After a long legal battle, the court ruled in the firm's favor. But that won't always be the case.
Five men employed at Archie Comics have filed a gender discrimination suit against the company's female co-CEO, claiming, among other things, that she refers to them by their male anatomy. But is the word "penis" really a slur?
A new piece of California legislation is raising the state's minimum wage in two steps over the next 18 months.
Fast food workers in more than 100 cities across the country planned to walk off the job to rally for a $15-an-hour minimum wage and the right to unionize without retaliation. But how much impact can a daylong walkout have?
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