Whether you work in the copy room or in a corner office,
you may have been presented with something called a Non-Competition Agreement.
Or maybe it was called something sneakier, like a Confidentiality Agreement or
Intellectual Property Agreement....
So you're called into the back room. It's a tiny one with no windows and only one door. In the room is someone who identifies himself as being from Loss Prevention. He seems so nice. He tells you he's there to help you save your job. If you...
Remember last year's viral campaign ad? The one that
said, " Wake
the f*#k up ?" America woke up, sort of, and then went right back to
sleep. So I'm telling everyone who is an employee, and everyone who depends on
an employee for...
The Florida Retail Federation hopes the third time's the
charm in trying to make wage theft legal. They tried
two other times to strike down the wage
theft ordinances that are popping
up around the state to curtail unscrupulous employers who pocket...
I'm constantly surprised by the number of employees who
come to me after having signed things their employer shoved in front of them,
released claims, accepted transfers or demotions, or even admitted to stealing
when they didn't. I ask them...
settlement for reporters recently caused both celebration and ire in the
journalism community. The celebration was for a victory on behalf of
hard-working reporters everywhere. Many reporters work deadly hours for little
pay. This decision...
Many people who are trying to figure out whether they've
been the victim of discrimination miss an obvious way to find out how much
coworkers are making: asking them. Some employers try to prevent this by
putting in handbooks or contracts a provision...