May 14, 2012

Gingrich’s daughter suspected of violating child labor law

Jackie Gingrich Cushman is the daughter of Newt Gingrich. Newt Gingrich has made public speeches at news conferences where his said that his daughter worked part time at a minimum wage janitorial job when she was 13, where she scrubbed bathrooms two days a week. Jackie supported that fact that he job helped her to learn the value of work.  This called into question whether his daughter’s job was in violation of child labor law. […]
March 29, 2012

Class-action lawsuit against Forever 21

The famous American retailer, Forever 21, is being sued by employees in a class-action lawsuit who claim that they were neglected to pay for time worked.
March 29, 2012

Investigation of Apple factory reveals labor violations

In Apple's sixth annual "supplier responsibility" report, Apple discusses in detail the labor violations which were discovered and Apple’s responses to those violations.
March 27, 2012

Colorado Farm Owner Fined for Poor Worker Housing

According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division, Colorado farm owner, Eric Jensen, will have to face civil penalties of $4,250 after he provided substandard housing to migrant workers.
February 9, 2012

Lady Gaga Sued By Former Assistant

Superstar Lady Gaga is being sued by her former assistant. Jennifer O’Neill, Gaga’s old personal assistant, filed a lawsuit against the singer claiming the pop sensation owes her over $380,000 in unpaid overtime.
January 23, 2012

Recycling Plant in Missouri charged with for 37 safety violations

In Missouri, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a recycling plant, Resource Management Cos., with 37 safety and health violations in which the proposed fines total $195,930.
August 23, 2011

Stagehand’s Death Causes ‘How to Succeed’ Broadway Show To Be Cancelled

A recent performance of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” on Broadway was canceled. According to police reports, a 29 year old stagehand died from a drug overdose he suffered backstage.