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US female firefighters fight discrimination with lawsuits

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The highest ranking female firefighter in Asheville, North Carolina, says she was repeatedly discriminated against because of her sex and fought to keep her job while battling breast cancer.   The first female chief of a municipal fire department

US female firefighters fight discrimination with lawsuits2021-04-16T12:39:04-04:00

Employment guidlines in the current pandemic – David Angueira

  Employment Litigation encompasses many different types of disputes between employees and employers. Claims arising in the workplace include wrongful termination; termination of health plan, pension, and other employee benefits; refusal to pay wages owed; breach of contracts with

Employment guidlines in the current pandemic – David Angueira2021-04-16T05:56:48-04:00

Wrongful terminations in the workplace – David Angueira

  Employment Litigation encompasses many different types of disputes between employees and employers. Claims arising in the workplace include wrongful termination; termination of health plan, pension, and other employee benefits; refusal to pay wages owed; breach of contracts with

Wrongful terminations in the workplace – David Angueira2021-04-15T15:20:38-04:00

Strike Ends at Largest U.S. Wholesale Produce Market

Workers at Hunts Point Market won a raise they said was deserved for risking their health to supply New York City with food.   It is the country’s largest wholesale produce market — described as “Costco on steroids” — and the nerve center

Strike Ends at Largest U.S. Wholesale Produce Market2021-04-16T14:03:49-04:00

Covid-19 & Employment: Can my employer force me to take a COVID vaccine before returning to work?

  With vaccination programs underway across the United States, we have been getting questions about whether employers can force their employees to get a vaccine before resuming work.   By: James Swartz Managing & Principal Attorney - Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries,

Covid-19 & Employment: Can my employer force me to take a COVID vaccine before returning to work?2021-04-15T12:27:20-04:00

Market Basket to pay $17.5M to settle employee lawsuit

  The class action suit claimed the Tewksbury-based grocery chain mismanaged its retirement plan for employees by making super-conservative investments   The company that operates Market Basket has agreed to pay $17.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit that claims it mismanaged

Market Basket to pay $17.5M to settle employee lawsuit2021-04-16T13:59:58-04:00

Injured NYPD cop forced to work through pain, lawsuit claims

  NYPD supervisors forced an officer to work in excruciating pain by making him return to work — where he couldn’t take medication for a car-crash injury, a lawsuit alleges.   Eight-year veteran Officer Julio Ramos’ issues began after an ex-girlfriend claimed he

Injured NYPD cop forced to work through pain, lawsuit claims2021-04-16T07:32:14-04:00

Fortnite star Tfue settles dispute with FaZe Clan, ending Esports’ first major employment lawsuit

  The esports industry’s first major employment lawsuit has come to an end.   Fortnite streaming star Turner “Tfue” Tenny and esports organization FaZe Clan today announced they had reached a settlement after a 15-month contract dispute over sponsorship opportunities and payment. “Faze and

Fortnite star Tfue settles dispute with FaZe Clan, ending Esports’ first major employment lawsuit2021-04-16T13:24:56-04:00
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