Everyone in Los Angeles has probably heard the strange story of the Iowa dental assistant who was fired because her boss was attracted to her. It is such a strange story that it has been all over just about every news source.
Violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act were found throughout California recently, according to a recent enforcement initiative by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division. The restaurant industry in the state was being investigated throughout tourist areas in San Francisco and Los Angeles County.
According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, more people are claiming discrimination in the workplace over their ability to speak English or their accent. The federal government will be issuing guidelines to employers about enforcement of English-only rules.