That’s the question before the Roberts Court in a case that pits the religious rights of employees against the duty of an employer to accommodate them.
A new discrimination charge filed with the EEOC claims the retailer has a pattern and practice of discriminating against pregnant employees.
The Department of Labor announced a rule change that will expand FMLA protections for thousands of legally married same-sex couples.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) defeated incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn (D) after campaigning on a platform of ultra-conservative policies, including curtailing labor unions and workers’ rights. Rauner, since being sworn into office, has delivered on those campaign promises.
According to Jennifer Maudlin’s complaint, she was fired under an unwritten company policy prohibiting employees from engaging in non-marital sex.
For Walmart workers like Fatmata Jabbie, a refugee from Saudi Arabia with two young children and a third on the way, a slightly higher hourly wage doesn’t do her much good if she can’t get enough hours.
The probable cause determination orders the retail giant to find a “just resolution” for its discriminatory conduct.
Wyoming lawmakers in the state senate passed a bill Wednesday that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the state’s non-discrimination employment laws, although religious companies and organizations will still be legally allowed to discriminate against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.
The lack of paid sick time available across the country means that if a worker needs time to address reproductive health needs—including prenatal or abortion care—she may have to risk her livelihood or her paycheck to do so.
More women’s job gains were in low-wage industries last month than in 2014 overall, and women already make up two-thirds of the low-wage workforce.