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November 2013 Archives

Petaluma doctor wins wrongful termination suit, awarded $1.35M

If you noticed that someone was breaking the rules at work in a way that could harm others, what would you do? Would you sit back and let it happen, or would you speak up in the hopes of preventing harm to others? In a situation like this, most people would choose to speak up, even if they were nervous to do so.

Will Congress approve federal protections for LGBT employees?

According to California state law, it is illegal for employers to discriminate against employees or refuse to hire applicants on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Because of these employment protections, individuals have legal recourse against employers if they are subject to unfair treatment.

Wage-and-hour violations aren't appetizing for YUM! employees

One of the most basic rights that workers in the United States have is to be paid adequately for the work they complete. Even thought this may seem like an obvious obligation for employers, sometimes they do not uphold their responsibilities in this regard.