Just in the last two years, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, and Oracle have been hit with high-profile lawsuits over to their employment practices. And while those were the cases that made headlines, workers in nearly every sector sue their bosses for unpaid wages, discrimination and verbal a...
One thing is guaranteed in the workplace: not everyone you collaborate with will be "likable." These people may be business partners, investors, vendors, or even some of your best customers. Senior business advisors commonly offer advice on how to bridge these differences to accomplish shared busine...
At least 76 Microsoft employees have been affected by President Trump's new immigration and refugee restrictions, according to Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith. Last Friday Trump signed an executive order imposing a 90-day ban on U.S. admissions and reentry for non-citizens co...
[caption id="attachment_6810" align="alignright" width="278"] When Machado gained 40lbs after winning Miss Universe, Trump began bullying her and invited media outlets to watch her work (pictured, the two together during one of her 'daily workouts' in 1997)[/caption] Earlier this week, Donald Trump...
Google search for "tattoos in the workplace" will turn up more results than you can read in a lifetime. And the top search engine real estate is dominated by sites including Forbes, USAToday, and Business Insider. In an old 2011 article from Forbes, the site argues that tattoos still have a negativ...
Psychological research suggests that the stick works better than the carrot. Corporate wellness programs seem like a win-win idea. In order to get employees to exercise more and take care of their health, businesses can simply reward them with bonuses if they reach a certain number of steps walked ...
"Blaming women for making less than men -- which is what you’re doing by trying to 'teach' them to get better at salary negotiation -- isn’t going to fix this." - Emily Peck Contrary to popular belief these days, women are not worse than men at negotiating. That is the headline argument of Emil...
July marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, one of the great civil rights accomplishments in our nation’s history. Signed into law by President George H. W. Bush in 1990, the ADA prohibits workplace discrimination against people with disabilities, and makes sure that an...
The Family and Medical Leave Act was passed over 20 years ago, making landmark changes that allow workers to take off 12 weeks of unpaid leave for medical or family reasons without risking termination from their jobs. But now, many workers, politicians, labor activists and workers compensation la...
[caption id="attachment_6092" align="alignright" width="300"] Janine Howard recovered after being shot in the face and now she is fighting to regain her job.[/caption] Rikers Island, the New York island detention complex between Queens and the Bronx, has developed a bad rap in recent years. Under p...