From KVUE: “American Airlines’ pilots filed a lawsuit on [February 28th] to keep the bankrupt Fort Worth carrier from changing terms of employment for its members. The Allied Pilots Association claims the airline can’t impose new labor terms because its contract with pilots expired before the company filed for Chapter 11.
Bad credit can spell disaster in many areas, including denial of personal and home loans and even employment. Credit checks are often routine during interviews for jobs that handle money such as bank tellers or accountants, but checking an applicant’s credit is becoming a more widely used practice for a variety of job fields. Many […]
As the economy continues to slump the unemployment rate is staying high, but it seems that employers may be partly to blame. The Washington DC Employment Law Update reported in February that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) held a public hearing “to address the alleged ‘emerging practice’ of excluding currently unemployed job-seekers from applicant pools” after […]