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
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Voting rights advocates say the laws are part of a decade-long effort that is likely to continue.
A Cleveland homeless organization and the Ohio Democratic Party are asking the U.S. Supreme Court for an emergency stay of a ruling they warn will disenfranchise thousands of eligible voters in the battleground state during this presidential election.
The temp industry is about to get some probably-unwanted attention from the federal agency in charge of cracking down on job discrimination.
Some temp agencies operate without a license. One allegedly screened out black workers. Female temps face sexual harassment and lower pay. Many workers are undocumented immigrants, often too scared to speak up about abuse.
Applicants with disabilities were much less likely to get a job, according to a study commissioned by Disability Rights New York.
Death, discrimination and despair are among the obstacles faced by workers in New Jersey’s temp industry.
Demolition and asbestos removal isn’t glorious work. It’s also ripe for racial discrimination. Certain government contractors don’t want to hire black workers, and they don’t treat their predominantly Latino workforce well either, according to interviews and two government lawsuits.