Employment Law

McDonalds Employment Law Case: Settlement Reached

Employment Law

McDonalds Employment Law Case: Settlement for Labor Law Violations A settlement has been reached with the U.S. labor board in the McDonalds Employment Law Case. McDonald’s Corp said on Monday it had consented to settle a U.S. labor board case on whether the organization is responsible for its franchisees’ claimed labor law infringement. The McDonalds…

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CEO orders Uber sexual harassment investigation after complaints

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The company’s CEO orders ‘urgent’ Uber sexual harassment investigation after former engineer complaints Uber said it’s opening an “urgent investigation” after a former employee made public allegations of sexism and harassment against the company. Former engineer for Uber, Susan Fowler, published a blog post Sunday describing an onslaught of sexual harassment of which she and…

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Can You Be Exempt from Being Paid Overtime?

Employment Law

Under What Conditions Can You Be Exempt from Being Paid Overtime? One of the common ways that your employer may cheat you out of money is by classifying you as exempt in order to avoid paying you overtime and/or paying you for extra hours worked. They often do this on the basis of your job…

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California Approves $15 Minimum Wage

Employment Law

California is the first state to approve a $15 minimum wage. Governor Jerry Brown just has to sign it on Monday.  The Governor said, “No one who is working full time in California should live in poverty due to a low wage.” The legislation passed both the State Assembly and State Senate.” Written as a rollout…

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What Constitutes a Hostile Work Environment?

Employment Law

Employment Law in Sarasota A hostile work environment is a form of workplace harassment. It is demonstrated by pervasive conduct that interferes with an employee’s ability to perform their job. A bad boss or unpleasant work environment does not automatically constitute a hostile work environment. Even a tough work environment with high demands and lack…

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