Employment

NYC Union’s $11M Sex, Race Bias Deal Gets Green Light

An Empire State federal judge has given initial approval to an $11 million deal between New York City and the union representing its administrative workers, which aims to resolve claims the city underpaid more than 1,500 nonwhite female employees by thousands of dollars a year…

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Texas City Settles Immigrant Employment Bias Claim

The housing authority of Victoria, Texas, will reinstate a fired immigrant worker, in addition to paying nearly $9,000 and agreeing to special monitoring, to resolve claims that the local agency illegally asked the employee for unnecessary documentation of his legal status, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday…

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Atty-Turned-Writer Accuses CAA Of Swiping Legal TV Show

An ex-prosecutor who came up with the idea for a television series about a fictionalized U.S. Department of Justice lodged a suit Tuesday in California state court alleging his agents at Creative Artists Agency LLC stole the concept and helped their more powerful clients shop it…

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Fired Waiter Blasts Trump Critic Restaurateur’s ‘Glass House’

A waiter cut loose from the Waverly Inn tossed a stone at the “glass house” of Graydon Carter, slamming the New York City restaurant’s co-owner for criticizing President Donald Trump while purportedly mistreating his own workers, according to a proposed class action filed Wednesday in New York federal court…

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