A McDonald’s shareholder has hit the fast food chain’s board and adviser Morgan Lewis & Bockius with a derivative suit in Delaware state court that condemns their handling of sexual harassment, racial discrimination and misconduct claims that have beset the company.
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday revived a white former correction officer’s claim that he was fired in retaliation for complaining about a superior calling his biracial grandniece a “little monkey.”
A U.S. appeals court on Monday revived claims that the City of Cleveland violated federal anti-discrimination law by assigning Black EMS workers to a night shift to avoid having an all-Black team working during the day.
The brain rarely fires on all cylinders even at the best of times – what more during a pandemic?
Walmart Inc has been hit with a proposed nationwide class action claiming the nation’s largest employer discriminates against Black and Latino job applicants through a strict background check policy that fails to consider rehabilitation and other mitigating circumstances.
Rule would have required EEOC to provide more information to employers about discrimination complaints
A U.S. appeals court on Friday became the latest to endorse a broad view of what constitutes unlawful same-sex harassment in the workplace, reviving a utility worker’s lawsuit over his supervisor’s sexually explicit and derogatory comments.
President Joe Biden’s nomination of veteran union lawyer Gwynne Wilcox for a vacancy on the National Labor Relations Board is drawing praise from many of the country’s largest unions, who called on the Senate to swiftly confirm her and push the agency closer toward a Democratic majority.
The Democrat-led U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted along party lines to repeal a Trump-era Equal Employment Opportunity Commission rule that would overhaul the pre-litigation settlement process, including by giving employers more information about discrimination complaints.
The White House labor task force, headed by Vice President Kamala Harris, is set to hold its first meeting on Thursday afternoon, to discuss ways to mobilize the federal government’s resources to provide workers with more opportunities to organize, a White House official told Reuters.
A lot of gig workers in the United States should be classified as “employees” who deserve work benefits, President Biden’s labor secretary said on Thursday, suggesting a shift in policy that is likely to raise costs for companies that depend on contractors such as Uber and Lyft.
A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that a former law clerk for the New York state court system cannot sue the state over alleged sexual harassment and race discrimination at the hands of the judge she worked for.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that federal employees can sue for age bias when age is a factor in an employment decision, and not just the sole consideration, also applies to the law prohibiting sex and race discrimination, a federal appeals court has ruled.
If there is a key mantra for companies right now, it has to be “diversity and inclusion.”
Salesforce.com said it would start allowing vaccinated employees to return to some of its offices, making it one of the first major U.S. corporations to give vaccinated workers preferential treatment over those who have not taken the shot.