The State Street Corp., a financial services organization, commissioned the famous "Fearless Girl" statue on Wall Street to promote female involvement in corporate leadership. Now, that same organization has agreed to pay women and African-American executives $5 million after the Department of Labor found that it had systematically underpaid them. State Street denies any wrongdoing.
The U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division has obtained $165,379 in back wages and damages from a regional health care management company on behalf of 594 workers whose overtime rates were improperly calculated.
There is a lot on the minds of undocumented immigrants in the U.S these days. On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, President Trump signed far-reaching executive orders on immigration designed to curb unauthorized entry into the U.S. and strengthen enforcement on "illegals" currently in the country.
There are plenty of people who work nontraditional jobs. Freelancing is a common example, and can offer a way for professionals to have more flexibility in their work.
There's been a high-profile debate around college sports for a few years now: Should athletes be paid?