American Airlines and its largest regional affiliate, Envoy Air, recently agreed to settle a lawsuit that accused the airlines of denying accommodations to disabled workers. American and Envoy agreed to pay $9.8 million to resolve claims that they didn't allow disabled workers to return to their jobs or transfer into open positions when they had restrictions on tasks they could perform.
Sexual harassment is having a moment in the news right now – and it’s not a good one. While the victims are getting a chance to share their stories without shame, it shows a much larger issue within the workplace in the entertainment industry.
Tip of the iceberg?
For California employers and prospective hirees, this cuts both ways.
In the workplace, and as regards the interaction between employers and employees, the relationship is symbiotic.
A recent Bloomberg article terms it an "imbroglio."
The debate rages on.
Entrepreneurs looking for quality workers may struggle to find the right person for the position. Multiple rounds of interviews and checking with a number of previous employers to help confirm a hopeful candidate is the right addition for your team is common practice.
What a UC Berkeley honors graduate who came back to her alma mater last summer to work with a described "world-renowned professor of philosophy" as his assistant prior to embarking on a graduate program reasonably expected was s singular opportunity to grow in her chosen field.
This is hopefully a question that even an adolescent can sensibly answer: If mom and dad are at work and doing exactly the same job, should they be paid the same amount of money?