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Out Server Gets $20,000 Settlement After Complaining Employees Used Gay Slurs

Out Server Gets $20,000 Settlement After Complaining Employees Used Gay Slurs

Jun 14
An openly gay server who said he quit his job at a diner over being called gay slurs will get a $20,000 settlement.

Iowa Supreme Court Refuses to Stop Branstad Trial

Iowa Supreme Court Refuses to Stop Branstad Trial

Jun 8
The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a request by the attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to stop a civil trial in which Branstad is accused of discrimination against a gay former state worker's compensation commissioner.

Branstad Attorney Asks Iowa Supreme Court to Stop Trial

Branstad Attorney Asks Iowa Supreme Court to Stop Trial

Jun 7
The attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has filed an unusual request to the state Supreme Court that seeks to stop a civil trial now in its third day, arguing rulings by a judge are unconstitutional.

Chef Thomas Keller and Restaurants Sued for Discrimination

Chef Thomas Keller and Restaurants Sued for Discrimination

By Jocelyn Gecker | Jun 4
A former employee of celebrated chef Thomas Keller is suing him and his three-star Michelin restaurants for discrimination, saying she was denied a job transfer and ultimately let go because she was pregnant.

Trump Digs in on Mexican Import Tariffs Despite Uproar

Trump Digs in on Mexican Import Tariffs Despite Uproar

By Jill Colvin and Colleen Long | Jun 1
Despite pushback from U.S. business, Mexico and Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump is doubling down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on Mexican imports unless America's southern neighbor cracks down on Central American migrants.

Small Business Cultures Need to Evolve Along with Work Force

Small Business Cultures Need to Evolve Along with Work Force

By Joyce Rosenberg | May 24
Small businesses' cultures are becoming a bigger priority as more owners respond to the dramatically different expectations of a younger work force and a low unemployment rate and shrinking labor pool that make it harder to find staffers

Folau Fired by Rugby Australia for Contentious Online Posts

Folau Fired by Rugby Australia for Contentious Online Posts

May 17
Israel Folau's status as the unrivaled star of Australian rugby wasn't enough to save his job in the wake of a social media post that condemned gay people and other so-called sinners to eternal damnation.

Uber, Lyft Drivers Plan to Strike in Cities Across the U.S.

Uber, Lyft Drivers Plan to Strike in Cities Across the U.S.

By Cathy Bussewitz | May 8
Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors.

Official Accused of Harassing Trans Student Gets Job Back

Official Accused of Harassing Trans Student Gets Job Back

Apr 30
A West Virginia assistant principal accused of harassing a transgender student won an appeal to get his job back Monday.

Just 16 Minutes of Sleep Loss Can Harm the Next Day's Work Concentration

Just 16 Minutes of Sleep Loss Can Harm the Next Day's Work Concentration

Apr 30
Have you had a less-than-stellar performance review lately? Do you daydream, or are you making bad decisions? It might not be about your job but about your sleep. And it's not all your fault.

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