Detective Sues City of Chesapeake for Discrimination

The city of Chesapeake is facing allegations of discrimination from an African-American detective employed with the police department there. The detective has filed a lawsuit against the city of Chesapeake, the chief of police and three other officer...

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Pollution whistleblowers eligible for rewards

Pollution whistleblowers eligible for rewards

For years, we’ve heard about the pollution of our planet’s oceans, but rarely have the people responsible for such pollution been held responsible for their negligence. That’s changing, thanks to the Act to Prevent Pollution from Sh...

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Teens Taking Summer Jobs: Beware of Wage Theft

Summer jobs are an important part of adolescence, an opportunity not only to earn spending money, but a chance to learn and grow as a person. Many times, though, teens taking their first jobs are ripe for manipulating. While we’d love to believ...

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US Govt: Oracle Discriminates Against Women, Minorities

The United States Department of Labor has filed suit against Oracle, a California-based tech company. The lawsuit alleges that Oracle discriminates against women and minorities, paying them less than white male employees. The company also hires Asian...

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$16M Settlement Awarded to PNC Bank Employees

$16M Settlement Awarded to PNC Bank Employees

How often do you look at your pay stub? Do you know how much you should be paid each pay period? Would you notice unfair deductions if they were occurring? It pays to be aware of your financial standings with your employer. PNC Bank has agreed to set...

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Unpaid Overtime Common for IT Workers

Unpaid Overtime Common for IT Workers

Many of us feel overworked and underpaid: for information technology professionals, it’s not just a feeling – it’s reality. A new survey reveals that most IT professionals work unpaid overtime each week. The survey, which includes r...

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