A former Uber employee claimed he was fired last year after sticking up for female colleagues facing sexual harassment, according to a formal complaint that has not previously been made public.
The manager still works at Automation Personnel Services, a Alabama-based temp agency, where rampant discrimination was found in a Reveal investigation.
President Trump has already rolled back or stalled regulations meant to protect workers from wage theft, harassment, on-the-job injuries, greedy financial advisors and cancer-causing dust. And that’s all without a new secretary of labor.
Trump has promised to create 25 million jobs over the next decade, but his proposed budget shrinks key job programs designed to help laid-off workers and low-income adults break into the workforce.
With two more Trump appointments to come, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will lurch from a Democratic majority to a Republican one. Acting Chairwoman Victoria Lipnic’s voting record shows what is at stake.
An Illinois bill would require temp agencies to track the race and gender of all job applicants. Supporters say it would provide evidence of discrimination when agencies shut out black workers in favor of Latino workers considered easier to exploit.
In recent years, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has aggressively pushed to protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender workers under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by interpreting the law’s ban on sex discrimination as covering sexual orientation and gender identity.
Andrew Puzder, President Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, really doesn’t like minimum wage increases: He once spent $10,000 to oppose a pay bump of one dollar an hour.
Blackmail. Espionage. Hacking. These are the potential threats that worry Claire Gartland, of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, about former Uber employees’ description of how the ride-hailing giant handles customer data.
Uber insists it has strict policies that prohibit employees from accessing users’ trip information, with limited exceptions. But five former Uber secu