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2014-09-02 23:01:05

The class action filed by the San Diego labor lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik alleges the company violated various California Labor Code provisions by failing to pay its employees the proper amount of overtime wages San Diego, California (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 On August 28, 2014 the San Diego employment law lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a lawsuit alleging that Hydro-Scape Products, Inc. failed to pay their hourly employees the correct amount of...

2014-08-25 16:27:28

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) joined the United States Department of Labor today to launch this year's Labor Rights Week at San Francisco's Mexican Consulate. The opening ceremony included the signing of an alliance with DIR's Cal/OSHA, Federal OSHA and the Mexican Consulates in California to assist in educating Mexican workers on their labor rights. The OSHA Alliance Program is an annual agreement that...

2014-08-15 08:23:27

In a recent interview, San Francisco wage and hour lawyer Eric Grover outlined common violations committed by employers and what California employees should know. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a recent interview, San Francisco wage and hour lawyer Eric Grover outlined common violations committed by employers and what California employees should know. San Francisco, CA - Wage and hour laws in California can be confusing for many employees to understand. When trying to...

2014-08-12 23:00:31

A lawsuit was filed against the package shipping giant by a former Pick Up & Delivery Coordinator asserting he was denied overtime pay for long work days Alameda, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On July 24, 2014, the San Francisco labor law lawyers at Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action lawsuit against Fedex Ground Package System, Inc. alleging the company wrongfully classified their "Pick Up & Delivery Coordinators" as exempt from overtime wages....

2014-07-17 16:20:40

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- I am pleased to report that SMART (International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers) members at the Long Island Rail Road, along with their brothers and sisters at allied Unions, have finally attained a hard earned and fair contract that will avoid a disaster for workers and communities on Long Island. These members have sacrificed much during these past five years while never faltering in servicing...

2014-07-09 16:26:45

TORONTO, July 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Unionized employees of the Globe and Mail reached a tentative agreement with the national newspaper this afternoon mere minutes before a deadline for journalists, advertising sales reps and circulation staff to walk off the job. The recommended deal will be presented to the membership, represented by Unifor, for a ratification vote in short order. No details of the tentative agreement will be released before then. The Globe and Mail's 374 unionized...

2014-06-30 16:26:57

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder issued the following statement critical of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision Weakening the Voice of Caregivers and Home Health Care workers. HARRISBURG, Pa., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today's Supreme Court decision in Harris Vs. Quinn aimed at home care workers is not only bad for unions they're bad for all workers and the middle class. This decision is an attack on workers' freedom to...

2014-06-23 12:26:14

Spherion's Emerging Workforce Study reveals surprising surge in worker loyalty and new opportunity for companies to achieve cost savings ATLANTA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Job hoppers beware: new findings from the 2014 Emerging Workforce Study, conducted online and via phone by Harris Poll on behalf of Spherion Staffing Services, reveal workers perceive job hopping as damaging to a person's career success and believe being loyal to one employer pays off in the long run. The study was...

2014-06-16 12:22:53

Activities will lead up to the White House Summit WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that it will join other American labor unions to focus on the challenges facing working families, particularly women, through a series of activities leading up to the June 23 White House Summit on Working Families. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO Activists and leaders from the USW Women of Steel and Next Generation programs...

2014-06-03 23:00:29

NOVAtime invites business owners and HR professionals to register for its free webinar: Wage & Hour: Understand the Laws and Avoid Litigation, to be held online on June 18, 2014. Diamond Bar, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 NOVAtime Technology, Inc. (http://www.novatime.com), a leading provider of workforce management solutions, announced today that it will hold a complementary live webinar on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 on Wage and Hour laws. Called Wage & Hour: Understand the Laws and...


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