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On October 2, 2014 By Sara Whaley October 2, 2014
Former minor-league player Garrett Broshuis has filed a lawsuit on behalf of several dozen former minor-league players against Major League Baseball (MLB) and its 30 teams. Broshuis contends that the MLB is “simply not living up to its legal obligations” in regards to state and federal minimum wage and overtime laws. Last year’s average [...]Continue Reading →
A federal judge certified a class action lawsuit against MTV and its parent company Viacom on Friday for allegedly violating labor laws in its treatment of interns.
Casey O’Jeda claims that MTV underpaid himself and other interns in violation of federal labor laws. The complaint alleges that interns [...]Continue Reading →
In this age of ubiquitous communication, some people can’t seem to pry themselves away from a Blackberry keyboard, while others loath the dreadful pings and relentless LED notifications that invade their leisure time. Employees identifying with the latter group could find relief once state and federal courts begin to rule on a new class of [...]Continue Reading →
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