The truckers say they’re concerned that a law classifying many freelance workers as employees could hurt their ability to operate independently.
Archives for July 24, 2022
Planned Parenthood Workers at 28 Clinics Vote to Unionize
Employees cite burnout, staff shortages among issues for the group to address.
Stop Undervaluing Exceptional Women
Researchers found that companies assume talented men will job hop to further their careers, while talented women will stay loyal.
Racial discrimination lawsuit against Modesto by Black sergeant settled for $50,000
Modesto has settled a racial discrimination, harassment and retaliation lawsuit brought against it by a Black police sergeant for $50,000.
Labor Law: Jury awards over $5 million in damages to former flight attendant terminated after posting anti-abortion content
Earlier this month a Dallas jury awarded a former Southwest Airlines flight attendant over $5 million in her lawsuit against the airline and her union after she was terminated for, she claimed, her religious convictions against abortion.
Stop obsessing over empty offices. Philly could have a future as a ‘Bedroom City.’
It should be obvious by now that desk workers will never again fill the trophy towers that define our urban skylines. Despite the wide availability of vaccines and improved treatments, just 44% of American office employees are showing up in their cubicles on any given weekday.
Judge halts Biden admin LGBTQ guidance, including EEOC document
The aftermath of the injunction brought insight into the partisan divide within EEOC over the issue of Title VII’s LGBTQ protections.
New to Remote Work? Here’s How it’s Done.
Better recruit talent, strengthen culture, and increase productivity in the workplace with these best practices
Gen Z and millennials don’t think tattoos are a big deal in the workplace. New research backs them up.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has normalized a more casual office setting, the social norms surrounding tattoos in the workplace are changing, too.
U.S. workplace homicides decline faster than overall murders
Number of workplace homicides in the U.S.
What you need to know before launching a workplace investigation and some better options
I have often remonstrated in these pages against the workplace investigation industry.
The Fight for Fairness in the Workplace
How leaders can institute greater employee engagement and workplace equity.
First Starbucks, then Amazon, now a Korean BBQ restaurant union. Wage workers know they deserve more
Three years ago I wrote about labor violations at Genwa, a Koreatown barbecue restaurant where a plate of short ribs cost $75.
Supporting LGBTQ+ Workers’ Mental Health
I grew up in a predominantly white, heteronormative town in a household eclipsed by a parent who struggled with alcoholism.