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What To Do If You Are Being Sexually Harassed at Work

November 7, 2017

Given recent developments in Hollywood, sexual harassment has returned to the forefront of the American conscience. But, sexual harassment has been a workplace reality ever since men and women have worked together. Whether due to males who because of a sense of empowerment feel no restraint in coming on to a subordinate or a desire […]

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Restaurant Agrees to Pay Employees Nearly $400,000 for Wages and Overtime due

October 26, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA – A Philadelphia restaurant has agreed to pay 63 workers a total of $197,917 in back wages, and an equal amount in liquidated damages, to resolve alleged federal wage violations, including requiring employees to work unpaid hours. The agreement is part of a proposed consent judgment filed on Oct. 16, 2017, pending review […]

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N.C. Food Distribution Company to Pay $136,266 In Back Wages and Damages

October 26, 2017

ASHEBORO, NC – A national food distribution company based in Asheboro has agreed to pay $136,266 in back wages and damages to 47 employees after a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigation found overtime and other violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Division’s Raleigh District Office found that El […]

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EEOC Rejecting Cases at Intake

October 26, 2017

Under the Trump administration, the EEOC is closely scrutinizing new charges at intake and without conducting any investigation rejecting those charges that do not present a clear violation of law. At first blush, this approach would seem to be appropriate and help the agency preserve resources. In reality, charging parties who are unrepresented before the […]

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