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May 2018 Archives

Restaurant found guilty of wage and hour violations.

The restaurant industry is one of the largest fields of employment in the Bay Area. Many would agree that working in the food service industry can be an exciting and prosperous experience. Unfortunately, working in a restaurant can leave an employee vulnerable to becoming the victim of wage and hour violations

At least 61 workers join wrongful termination suit against CSX

Bay Area residents know all too well the stress that can come from being unable to work. When employees find themselves facing a serious medical situation, they often rely on a note from a doctor to explain to their employer that they may be unable to perform their job duties for some time. In most cases, employers have policies in place to protect workers from losing their jobs, so that they may recover from what ails them and return to work. Unfortunately, sometimes employers attempt to circumvent employee rights, and find themselves accused of wrongful termination

Drywall company guilty of grievous wage and hour violations

Bay Area residents are likely aware that maintaining steady employment can be difficult in today's economy. Many people may find themselves so happy to have a "good job" that they are not even aware they may be being mistreated by their employer. Lately, the U.S. Department of Labor has been cracking down on wage and hour violations

Industry giant Uber revamps sexual harassment policy

Many people in the Bay Area are familiar with the car service Uber, used by thousands of riders daily. Uber provides vehicle owners with a connection to people willing to pay for transportation in their local area. While Uber does screen and train drivers, the company recently found itself with a lengthy list of sexual harassment claims stemming from both customers and employees. 

Wage and hour violations reported at discount store

With the American economy in constant turmoil, many residing in the Bay Area consider themselves to be extremely fortunate if they are able to maintain steady employment. One of the largest job sectors in the nation is retail. While many retail workers truly enjoy their jobs, their chosen field can at times be prone to employee mistreatment, especially in the form of wage and hour violations

Wells Fargo ordered to compensate workers $97M for unpaid breaks

For the past couple of years, Wells Fargo has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. The bank has admitted defrauding millions of customers by signing them up for accounts and auto insurance the customers did not ask for, costing them serious money and in some cases costing them their vehicle. The Federal Reserve has sanctioned the company for “widespread consumer abuses.”

Sexual harassment suit against culinary star settled

A contestant on Top Chef, Mike Isabella, recently settled a lawsuit alleging that he sexually harassed a former worker. Other partners in the man's hospitality group were also accused of engaging in sexual harassment in the lawsuit. Individuals in the Bay Area and elsewhere who are sexually harassed in the workplace likewise have the right to seek to hold their harassers accountable through the civil court system.

Pregnancy discrimination suit filed against Laura Ingraham

A woman in another state recently asserted that her former boss, television host Laura Ingraham, discriminated against her when she became pregnant. In fact, she allegedly ended up losing her job because of her pregnancy. She has therefore filed a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against the TV host and her media company. Anybody in the Bay Area who is mistreated on the job due to being pregnant likewise has the right to seek to hold her employer accountable through the civil court system.

Abercrombie & Fitch faces wrongful termination suit

A former high-end salesperson recently claimed that he was mistreated on the job and then wrongfully fired. He has since decided to file a wrongful termination lawsuit against his former employer. According to the man, he was terminated due to being Asian, which is illegal in the Bay Area and across the entire United States.

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