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LATEST NEWS AND STORIES

  • Veterans Affairs Accused of Decades-Long Bias Against Black Military Veterans

    Yale Law School’s Veterans Legal Services Clinic filed a federal lawsuit accusing the U.S. government of discriminating against Black military veterans.

  • French Court Holds Being Fun Is Not a Valid Work Requirement

    A French company fired an employee when he refused to participate in seminars and weekend social events. According to the Washington Post, the social and work events included "excessive" alcohol consumption and “promiscuity.”

  • Antisemitism on the Rise in the Workplace: 25% of Hiring Managers Are “Less Likely” To Consider Jewish Applicants

    ResumeBuilder.com asked 1,131 hiring managers and recruiters across the U.S. about their perception of Jewish applicants and antisemitism in the workplace. The results: "There is an alarming amount of antisemitism within companies, a great deal of which is considered acceptable."

  • Kanye West Accused of Questionable Conduct By Adidas Employees

    Kanye West recently made anti-Semitic comments on his Twitter feed. Adidas had a design contract with West estimated to be worth $1.5 billion. The company ended the contract following West's tweets and public reaction.

  • Possible Railway Strike Scheduled for December 9th

    In September, the Biden administration worked with freight rail companies and the unions representing rail employees to reach a tentative agreement to avoid a strike. Workers in the 12 unions voiced their objections to the proposed contract noting that it does not address the "grueling and unpredictable schedules" that impact their personal lives and health.

  • When the Danger Is Inside the Building at Meta

    According to press reports, Meta fired or disciplined more than two dozen security workers and other employees over the last year when its internal investigations showed they had been selling users' information and login details to hackers.

  • Ban on Some NDAs for Sex Harassment Going Nationwide

    Congress has passed the Speak Out Act. The Act limits the judicial enforceability of non-disclosure and non-disparagement contract clauses for sexual harassment and sexual assault disputes. The Act specifically precludes the enforcement of non-disclosure and non-disparagement clauses entered into before "the dispute arises."

  • Musk Gives Employees An Ultimatum Leading to An Exodus

    Elon Musk told Twitter employees last week they had until November 17th to decide whether they wanted to stay. According to various reports, up to 1200 of Twitter's remaining employees resigned in response to Musk's ultimatum.

  • The Dollar Stores Earns Membership in OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program

    In October 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (OSHA) cited Dollar General Corp. and its subsidiary Dolgencorp LLC for 1.6 million in penalties for putting workers' safety at risk. In November, OSHA inspectors imposed an additional $2.7 in proposed penalties for similar violations at stores in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. According to OSHA's press release, Dollar General has received more than $12.3 million in penalties for "numerous willful, repeat and serious workplace safety violations."