In This Issue:
- More Employees Filing Wage and Hour Violation Claims
- Disabled Don't Automatically Get Vacant Jobs, 7th Circuit Reaffirms
- Judge Won't Reconsider NLRB Rule Allowing Unions to Organize
- Unionization Conflicts With Workplace Immigration Enforcement
- NLRB Targets Employee Handbook "At-Will" Requirements
- Judges Question How 1984 Anti-Hacking Law Impacts Employees
- Former CEO Claims She was Fired After Cancer Diagnosis
- Gay CEOs Face Challenges in Coming Out at Work
- Entrepreneurs Hindered by Lack of Visa Opportunities
- Study Finds Employees with Paid Sick Leave Healthier
- Excerpt from More Employees Filing Wage and Hour Violation Claims:
There's been a record spike in wage and hour violation claims by employees thanks to sustained tough economic times, an increase in enforcement by the government, and confusion over -- or disregard of -- overtime pay provisions. Already this year, there have been a record number of lawsuits filed under the Fair Labor Standards Act, which covers wage and hour provisions, with 7,064 filed so far this year.
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