Older workers sue HP, Google for age discrimination Posted on: January 12, 2017 Four former Hewlett Packard employees are suing Hewlett Packard Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, accusing the information technology giant of trying to transform itself from an “old” company into a “younger” operation.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the class-action lawsui...Read More »
Martial discrimination is a real thing Posted on: January 5, 2017 Nearly every adult in the U.S. has, at one time or another, checked a little box indicating their marital status: married, single, widowed or divorced. Those boxes are on all kinds of forms, from loan agreements to surveys to job applications. Being asked something some consider quite personal might...Read More »
Employees can unionize under federal labor laws Posted on: December 22, 2016 Employees can unionize under federal labor laws
The employees of a local retail store haven’t had a raise in years. Their working conditions are rough and sometimes unsafe. They’ve tried to speak to the manager and owners, but to no avail. They’ve even seen their wages cut and hours changed...Read More »
What is systemic discrimination? Posted on: November 29, 2016 Workplace discrimination is often both surreptitious and subtle. When someone is discriminated against in the workplace, we hope that the incident is isolated, and when brought up in a complaint, addressed by a company and its employees so it doesn’t become a pattern.
But sometimes discriminat...Read More »