Blog Posts in September, 2015

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  • Uber Drivers Granted Class Action Status in Worker Misclassification Case
    Uber Drivers Granted Class Action Status in Worker Misclassification Case

    A group of Uber drivers has recently been granted class action status by a federal judge in a worker misclassification case that could end up impacting more than 160,000 drivers for the company. This ...

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  • OSHA Announces New Process for Resolving Whistleblower Claims
    OSHA Announces New Process for Resolving Whistleblower Claims

    Officials at the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) have recently announced that they have implemented a new process for facilitating the resolution of whistleblower claims . This ...

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  • New Executive Order Requires Paid Sick Leave for Employees of Federal Contractors
    New Executive Order Requires Paid Sick Leave for Employees of Federal Contractors

    An executive order signed by President Barack Obama on Labor Day now requires that federal contractors provide up to seven days of paid sick leave to their employees. The order was reportedly signed ...

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  • Transgender Employee Issues
    Transgender Employee Issues

    Transgender employees face some of the highest rates of gender discrimination in the workplace. From refusal to hire to violations of privacy, and even physical and sexual violence, the workplace is a ...

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