A state bill would have provided proof that temp agencies were shutting out black workers in favor of Latinos they could more easily exploit. This is the story of why the bill was born – and how it was killed.
The owner of a Tulsa, Oklahoma, temp agency, Stand-By Personnel, admits that employees drew up discriminatory job orders.
While the new rules will not ban payday loans, they will require lenders to make only loans that borrowers are able to repay without taking on spiraling debt.
A North Dakota oil field services company agreed to settle a discrimination case brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a worker who says he already had suffered constant verbal abuse – including racial epithets – before he allegedly was peed on by a manager.
The Obama administration’s new overtime rule could mean extra bucks for those extra hours at work – but only if your boss follows the rules. And historically, that doesn’t always happen.
Tesla used foreign laborers from Eastern Europe, some of whom earned as little as $5 an hour, to build a paint shop at the company’s Fremont, California, plant, according to The Mercury News.
Thousands of employers in hazardous industries will be required to submit injury and illness information that federal workplace safety officials will make available online, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said.
The chicken-eating public might worry about the risks of salmonella. Or maybe animal cruelty. But for workers in poultry plants, there’s another, more immediate concern: going to the bathroom.
After we exposed rampant hiring discrimination at Automation Personnel Services, the Alabama-based temp agency said it would hire an outside firm to look into the problem. But now that its investigation has concluded, the company has decided to keep the findings confidential.
A pay discrimination complaint by top U.S. women’s soccer players is helping bring more attention to the gender pay gap that persists across so many industries.