Topic of the Week
What are Right-to-Work laws and how do they affect you?
In the public-sector union context, right-to-work laws mean that union members do not have to pay union dues to be members of the union.
In states that have enacted right-to-work laws that apply to private employers, although states vary, most Right-to-
Blog of the Week
You Can Be Fired for Not Showing Up to Work During a Hurricane
We all know that you can lose your home and your belongings, but politicians never talk about the fact that during a disaster, many people can lose their jobs as well.
Thought for the Week
""The great majority of pregnant women and new mothers want to breastfeed but face significant barriers in community, health care, and employment settings." "
–Senate resolution marking National Breastfeeding Month.
List of the Week
from Workplace Fairness
What do people want to know about discrimination in the workplace?
Top five searches in discrimination topics this week:
- Sex and Gender Discrimination
- Religious Discrimination
- Proving Discrimination
- Language Discrimination
- Pay Discrimination
Top Five News Headlines
- Why pulling an Omarosa and secretly recording coworkers is probably a bad idea
- Wages Are Low and Workers Are Scarce. Wait, What?
- Millennials United: Labor Unions Enjoy a Youthful Surge
- Facebook sued over allegations of gender bias in male-targeted job ads
- Dangerous Jobs Also Put Workers at Risk of Opioid Dependency