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Workplace News for October 2016 from

McDonald’s Workers Have Filed 15 Complaints of Sexual Harassment in the Past Month

Source: Michelle Chen, The Nation

Metro sues transit union, refusing to negotiate over punishment guidelines

Source: Martine Powers, The Washington Post

Caregiving Is Forcing Women 50+ To Leave The Workforce

Source: John Schall, Forbes

Anaheim settles discrimination lawsuit from city's first Latina attorney for $1.45 million

Source: Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times

Striking Minnesota nurses reach tentative agreement

Source: AP, The Washington Post

Chicago teachers strike averted with 11th-hour tentative contract

Source: CBS News

Workplace News for September 2016 from

Obama Just Guaranteed Sick Days For More Than A Million Workers

Source: Dave Jamieson, The Huffington Post

What Nursing Homes Have in Common With Wells Fargo

Source: David Dayen, New Republic


Source: Marcy Gordon, Associated Press

Would Amazon’s 30-Hour-Week Experiment Work in Your Company?

Source: Scott Behson, Harvard Business Review

4 Things to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

Source: Robin Madell, U.S. News and World Report

Last-Minute Work Scheduling Is a Real Health Risk, Research Shows

Source: Sarah Ponczek, Bloomberg

Chipotle Avoids DOL Scrutiny Despite ‘Wage Theft’ Claims

Source: Ben Penn, Bloomberg BNA

Workers Pay More for Health Care as Companies Shift Burden, Survey Finds

Source: Reed Abelson, The New York Times

Managing the Hidden Stress of Emotional Labor

Source: Susan David, Harvard Business Review

Workers Paid by Card Will Gain Protections in New York State

Source: Stacy Cowley, The New York Times

Fox settles Carlson's sexual harassment lawsuit against Ailes for $20M

Source: Roger Yu, USA Today
FOX agreed to pay $20 million to former broadcaster Gretchen Carlson to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit she filed against former FOX News CEO Roger Ailes.

Why Are Companies Abandoning On-Site Day Care?

Source: Rebecca Greenfield, Bloomberg

Workplace News for August 2016 from

6 Months After Settling Sexual Harassment Claims, a Worker Faces the Consequences

Source: Miranda Marquit, Magnify Money

Seattle mayor proposes more paid leave for city employees with newborns, ill family members

Source: Patricia Madej, The Seattle Times

Workplace News for July 2016 from

Behind shrinking middle-class jobs: A surge in outsourcing

Source: Don Lee, Los Angeles Times

What happens when we all become our own bosses

Source: Emily Badger, Washington Post

Part-Time Jobs and Thrift: How Unpaid Interns in D.C. Get By

Source: Katie Shepherd, New York Times