New York City Mayor Eric Adams signed into law a bill Friday which bans discrimination based on height and weight in employment, housing and public accommodations.
Fake job listings are a growing problem in the labor market
Even as job openings have receded from their peak and layoffs cascade in some industries, one saving grace of the labor market is the plethora of open positions, with 1.8 openings for every American who is looking to get hired.
Most bosses say they monitor remote workers, some via live video feeds
Most remote workers may not have as much privacy as they might think while doing their jobs from home.
The job exit interview: Is it OK to let loose?
The exit interview is a standard part of most employee off-boarding processes, and it’s designed to benefit the company.
Former NFL players sue over disability claims, accuse league of systematic bias
Several former National Football League players have flied a class-action lawsuit against the league’s benefits plan, its board of trustees and Commissioner Roger Goodell in federal court Thursday, alleging that the board and the benefits plan wrongfully denied benefits to former players.
Mayor Adams announces end to COVID vaccine mandate for city workers, but fired employees will not get back pay
Mayor Eric Adams announced New York City’s COVID vaccine mandate for city workers will be lifted this week. But he opened up another can of worms too.
Minnesota Senate poised to pass bill that would ban discrimination based on hairstyle
The Minnesota Senate on Thursday will vote on whether to pass the Crown Act, which would ban discrimination on the basis of hairstyle.
Microsoft giving workers unlimited time off
Microsoft will let workers take as much time off as they want beginning next week.
Elon Musk gives Twitter workers ultimatum to decide job fate
Elon Musk says Twitter is a software and servers company at its heart and told employees they must decide by Thursday evening if they want to remain a part of the business, according to an email the new owner sent to Twitter workers.
DC voters approve higher minimum wage for tipped workers
A controversial proposal to change the pay structure for servers and other workers at Washington’s bars and restaurants was approved Tuesday, four years after an identical measure was overturned by the D.C. Council.
Workplace spying surged in the pandemic. Now the government plans to crack down.
The U.S.’ top worker lawyer plans to crack down on businesses’ ability to spy on their workers.
Kroger settles religious discrimination claims over “rainbow” symbol
Kroger will pay $180,000 in settling religious discrimination claims filed on behalf of two workers who objected to wearing a symbol they saw as supporting the LGBTQ+ community, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Ex-eBay execs get prison time for sending live spiders to couple in bizarre harassment scheme
A former eBay executive was sentenced on Thursday to almost five years in prison for leading a scheme to terrorize the creators of an online newsletter that included sending live spiders, cockroaches, a funeral wreath and other disturbing deliveries to their home.
EEOC commission files lawsuit against Sinclair Broadcasting over firing of person with schizoaffective disorder
The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against Sinclair Broadcast Group after a Maryland employee reported disability discrimination.
Investigating Wage Theft Solutions: When workers win judgments but bosses still don’t pay
When a business loses its food permit, you may assume it’s because of a health code violation. But in a growing number of California counties, it could be in response to wage theft.