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Litigation

EEOC Files Suit Against Employment Agency For Sending Women Into “Hostile Work Environment”

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the Federal Agency entrusted to policing claims of discrimination in the workplace. Last week, the EEOC filed a Federal discrimination lawsuit in the Northern District of Illinois against Source One Staffing, claiming the Source One repeatedly sent female workers to job assignments even though two prior temps had […]

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General

Do Unpaid Internships Violate Federal Wage Laws?

As the father of a college student, I am well aware of the importance of and difficulty in obtaining a well-placed internship.  Luckily, my son ended up getting a paid position but many students find themselves accepting positions that pay either nothing or well below the minimum wage.  So, is that legal, their parents ask […]