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New Orleans Radio Station Tweets Homophobic Slur, 'Investigation in Progress'

New Orleans Radio Station Tweets Homophobic Slur, 'Investigation in Progress'

By Sam Cronin | Sep 12
New Orleans radio station WWL-AM, the home station of the New Orleans Saints and LSU Tigers, tweeted a homophobic slur directed at one of their own sports reporters, Seth Dunlap, Tuesday. Read the timeline of events and public responses to the incident.

Democrats Step on Shaky Political Ground with Fracking Bans

Democrats Step on Shaky Political Ground with Fracking Bans

By Nicholas Riccardi | Sep 12
Several Democratic presidential candidates are running on a promise to ban fracking — and stepping on unstable political ground as they do so.

California Senate Approves Bill Regulating Gig Economy

California Senate Approves Bill Regulating Gig Economy

Sep 11
The California Senate has passed a bill that would give new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft.

Restaurant Delivery Jobs Hold Their Own in the Uber Eats Age

Restaurant Delivery Jobs Hold Their Own in the Uber Eats Age

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Sep 7
In the age of Uber Eats and GrubHub, delivering pizza for the local Domino's may seem like a throwback. But for drivers who want more predictable hours and pay — and discounts on food — restaurants may be the better bet.

Would-Be Deputy, HIV-Positive, Suing Over Lost Job Offer

Would-Be Deputy, HIV-Positive, Suing Over Lost Job Offer

Aug 19
A January trial date has been set in a lawsuit accusing a Louisiana sheriff of rescinding a job offer to an applicant who is HIV-positive.

Teacher's Rejection of Gender Identity Prompts Training

Teacher's Rejection of Gender Identity Prompts Training

Aug 16
Teachers and staff in a Florida school district will be given additional diversity training after a high school math instructor refused to call a transgender student by her chosen gender identity.

55 Percent of Adults Want to Turn a Hobby Into a Side Hustle

55 Percent of Adults Want to Turn a Hobby Into a Side Hustle

Jul 25
Millions of Americans have a side hustle to boost their incomes and pursue their passions, according to research.

California Pot Regulators Struggling with Job, Audit Says

California Pot Regulators Struggling with Job, Audit Says

By Michael R. Blood | Jul 18
The agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy for the nation's largest cannabis economy, an audit found.

Au Pairs Could Soon Learn Whether They Will Get Payments

Au Pairs Could Soon Learn Whether They Will Get Payments

Jul 18
Low-paid childcare workers from around the world could soon learn whether they will be getting payments from a proposed $65.5 million class action settlement.

Catholic School to Help Fired Gay Teacher Find New Job

Catholic School to Help Fired Gay Teacher Find New Job

Jul 10
An attorney says a Catholic high school teacher fired for being in a same-sex marriage has reached a settlement in which the Indianapolis school will help the teacher with future employment options.

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