In the latest crackdown against wage theft in Southern California, state officials said Tuesday they would penalize an Inglewood carwash operator more than $900,000 for paying workers far below the minimum wage and denying them overtime and rest breaks.
EMT couldn’t shave due to religious beliefs — so he was fired, feds say. EEOC is suing
A company with a “no facial hair” policy hired an EMT who could not shave his beard due to his religious beliefs — and fired him when he refused to do so, federal officials say.
Microsoft CEO says bosses are scared that you slack off while working from home
87% of Microsoft employees feel as though they are more productive while working from home, whereas 80% of Microsoft’s managerial layer thinks workers are less productive.
Union seeks representation election for 3,000 JetBlue ground workers
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) said on Friday it is filing an application seeking an election to represent about 3,000 JetBlue ground workers.
Chicago company pays $230,000 to settle discrimination case
A Chicago manufacturer agrees to pay $230,000 in back pay and interest to settle a discrimination case.
Amazon has no plan to make workers return to the office, CEO Andy Jassy says
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy isn’t looking to force the company’s workers back into the office anytime soon.
Marilyn Loden, a workplace advocate who popularized the term ‘glass ceiling,’ dies at 76
When Marilyn Loden first used the phrase “glass ceiling” at a women’s business conference in 1978, she didn’t imagine it would become a familiar metaphor for the challenges to career advancement faced by women in the workforce.
54% Of People Don’t Want To Go Back to Offices After COVID – 5 Steps To Take if You’re One of Them
As the world is adapting to what is now the “new normal,” Fairygodboss wants to be there for you every step of the way. Keep reading for timely advice and join our Navigating the New Normal group for continued support.
Health care workers fired over vaccine mandate awarded $10 million in settlement
Illinois health care workers who were fired or otherwise impacted by their hospitals’ COVID-19 vaccine mandate will receive a $10 million settlement after filing a lawsuit challenging the rule.
Employers see promise in a metaverse workplace. Employees are a little more skeptical
Meta, Apple, Google, and Microsoft are moving ahead into the metaverse, making investments in hardware that signal their bullishness.
Biden’s top labor official says with a job market this good, we’re not in a recession
Recession fears have been clouding the economic atmosphere this summer.
Costco May Have a Huge Workers Problem
Get Costco Wholesale Corporation Report has famously been a good place to work. It even paid its employees $15 an hour way before most places.
Family Dollar hit with fines of $1.2 million after being accused of ‘flagrantly ignoring workplace safety regulations’ at 2 Ohio stores
The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the penalties on Monday.
Back to the Office? Here’s Your Workplace Guide to the New BA.5 Covid Subvariant
While the U.S. has largely shifted on Covid risk, there’s no denying the latest variant is concerning. Learn what to factor into your plans when it comes to the most contagious strain yet.
Virginia Attorney General sues to stop new federal LGBT discrimination guidelines
Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares joined 22 other states in suing the federal government to stop gender identity and sexual orientation from being included in non-discrimination policies for SNAP, including some school lunch programs.