A National Retailer Settles a $45 Million Massive Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

Family Dollar paid $45 million to settle claims that the retailer paid men more than women for doing the same work. The lawsuit claimed that Family Dollar violated the Equal Pay Act because it allegedly favored men over women regarding their pay. These cases are more common than one would think. Studies have shown that …Read More

Posted by Michael Palitz on December 18, 2018. Filed under Uncategorized. Comments Off on A National Retailer Settles a $45 Million Massive Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

13 States, Including Florida Raise Pay for Minimum-wage Workers

On January 1, 2014, the minimum wage for employees working in Florida rose to $7.93 per hour, a 14 cent increase.  Also effective on January 1, 2014, “tipped employees” in Florida who otherwise meet eligibility requirements for the tip credit under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must be paid a direct cash wage …Read More

Posted by Christine M. Duignan on January 2, 2014. Filed under Uncategorized. Comments Off on 13 States, Including Florida Raise Pay for Minimum-wage Workers