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Author: Helana Balkin

30 Sep Target: Union Forming

A group of pharmacy workers within Target Corp's store in Brooklyn, New York, have won a vote to form a microunion, making it the first unionized store at the retailer since its inception. A group of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians won an initial ballot, 7-2, to...

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19 Aug MOVE Act

On June 3, 2015, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), along with Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), introduced a new bill to help lower-wage workers seek higher-paying jobs without fearing legal action from their current employer. The Mobility and Opportunity for Vulnerable Employees (MOVE) Act will ban the...

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22 Jun Transgender Employee Bathroom Access

On June 1, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced its publication of new guidance on best practices regarding transgender employees’ bathroom access. In the past, OSHA has required employers to provide separate-sex restrooms for employees. As a result, employers with transgender employees...

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