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Was Boss’ Order to Sign for Receipt of Cash Payment “Unreasonable?”

Was Boss’ Order to Sign for Receipt of Cash Payment “Unreasonable?”

An employer at a law firm was paying his employees in cash whenever possible, and they would endorse an unsigned paycheck as receipt. One woman refused to sign, stating –…

Employees Arriving Late More Often, with More Excuses

Employees Arriving Late More Often, with More Excuses

Arriving late at work is bound to happen to everyone at some point. It generally isn’t a concern for your boss so long as it’s not a frequent occurrence or…

Forklift Operator Alleges Retaliation, Defamation

Forklift Operator Alleges Retaliation, Defamation

A forklift operator working at a warehouse in Mounds View, Minnesota, was fired for violating various company policies. His response? He sued his former employers for retaliation and a co-worker…

Court Recognizes Obesity as a Disability

Court Recognizes Obesity as a Disability

A woman working at a company in Louisiana was fired, with obesity cited as the reason. She made a claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that her employers…

Railroad Company Ordered to Pay Terminated Employee $300,000

Railroad Company Ordered to Pay Terminated Employee $300,000

A Nebraska-based Union Pacific Railroad Co. has been ordered to reinstate an employee who had reported a work-related injury and was subsequently terminated. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),…

Calling in Sick? Maybe You Could Try Some of These Excuses

Calling in Sick? Maybe You Could Try Some of These Excuses

Calling in sick to work is a common occurrence. Many employees have varying reasons as to why they’ve called in, but there are apparently even more reasons provided to the…

Former Male Employees Allege Sexual Harassment at Car Dealership

Former Male Employees Allege Sexual Harassment at Car Dealership

Employers will try various ways to engage their workers, be it office parties or a weekend activity away from the workplace. Asking an employee to attend such an outing is…

Employees Holiday Shopping at Work, but the Bosses Have Taken Notice

Employees Holiday Shopping at Work, but the Bosses Have Taken Notice

In 2010, holiday shoppers broke a record by spending just over a billion dollars on Cyber Monday, the post-Thanksgiving Monday dedicated to Internet deals. This year, the record was surpassed…

Age Not a Factor in Employees Losing Jobs at Steel Company

Age Not a Factor in Employees Losing Jobs at Steel Company

With age comes experience, and with that, wisdom. But as an employee, a person who is a little older is not excluded from the same regulations and restrictions as everyone…

Employer Sued for “Exacerbating” Employee’s Medical Condition

Employer Sued for “Exacerbating” Employee’s Medical Condition

Employees often take FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) leave for an illness and/or any necessary surgery resulting from such illness. Others may be stressed at work from their boss’…

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