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Sinclair Employees Say They Can’t Afford to Quit

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is making it hard for employees to quit by imposing financial penalties if they do so — even if they later do not go to work for the competition.

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Employer Cannot Rescind Job Offer to Medical Marijuana User

Employers' “zero tolerance” policies for drug use are becoming increasingly problematic in the face of new laws legalizing the use of marijuana for social and medical purposes.

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Government Backs Engineers Who Want to Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a complaint against a company that allegedly violated federal labor laws when it fired 14 engineers who tried to form a union.

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Ninth Circuit Upholds Grand Jury Subpoena to Glassdoor

As Reuters reported, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Glassdoor must disclose information about users who posted anonymous comments about working at a company under investigation.

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Amazon Sued for Employment Discrimination

Abdullah Haydar, a former Amazon.com tech manager, is suing the company for discrimination. Haydar alleges that the company discriminated against him based upon his Muslim religion and Syrian descent.

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McDonald's Sued by Blind Man for Violating ADA

A blind man has filed a class action lawsuit against McDonald's, claiming that the fast food giant's drive-thrus discriminate against visually impaired customers in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Lowe’s Settles Disability Discrimination Lawsuit for $8.6 Million

The EEOC alleged that Lowe's violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by routinely discriminating against people with disabilities by firing them and failing to provide reasonable accommodations when their medical leaves of absence exceeded their maximum leave policy.

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Lowe's Settles Disability Discrimination Lawsuit for $8.6 Million

The EEOC alleged that Lowe's violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by routinely discriminating against people with disabilities by firing them and failing to provide reasonable accommodations when their medical leaves of absence exceeded their maximum leave policy. The suit further alleged that Lowe's terminated employees who were “regarded as” disabled, had a record of disability, and/or were associated with someone with a disability.

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Financial Institutions Continue to Victimize Women

Women at large financial institutions like Bank of America and Citibank continue to be paid significantly less than their male counterparts. A Bank of America female executive claims that she was treated like a “second-class citizen.”

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Does Your Sandwich Guy Have a Non-Compete?

The New York Times and the Huffington Post both reported on a recent employment law trend: non-compete clauses for low-level workers.

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Britney Spears Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Pop star Britney Spears has settled in a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against her by former bodyguard, Fernando Flores. Legal information to help you understand the lawsuit.

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