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Workplace Law

The Benefits to a Paid Family Leave Law That Nobody Is Talking About

Sarah Thébaud | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics
Sarah Thébaud

It's now time to increase our support for working families by implementing legal changes that guarantee paid family leave and other polices that support workers in the challenging task of balancing their employment and family responsibilities.

California (And Every Other State) Should Pass a Law for Exercise Breaks

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Most working people do not go hungry because they have no time to eat. Even the most rushed individuals can usually gulp a meal bar in five minutes. What they do lack, however, is time for exercise.

Donna Ballman: Occupy Your Workplace: Changes To Employment Laws That Would Make A Difference

Red Room | Posted 01.21.2012 | Business
Red Room

As a lawyer who has practiced employee-side employment law for over 25 years and who has seen how bad law can devastate hard-working Americans, here are some changes I'd suggest if I were advising the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Boss Reportedly Told Grieving Mother To Pretend Deceased Daughter 'Did Not Exist"

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.09.2011 | Business

Almost two years after her daughter Tatiana's death, Cecelia Ingraham was reportedly forced by her boss to remove photos of her daughter from her cubi...

David Moye

Brazilian Woman Legally Entitled To Masturbate At Work

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

In a decision that can only be described as touchy, a Brazilian judge has reportedly ruled that a 36-year-old female accountant can legally masturbate...