ALASKA TEAMSTERS STRIKE TO PROTEST AT&T’S LABOR LAW VIOLATIONS

Irina Baranova

ULP Strike Could Impact Telecommunications Systems for Trans-Alaska Pipeline and U.S. Department of Defense Operations ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T Alascom workers who build, maintain and service AT&T telecommunications infrastructure in Alaska walked off the job on an unfair labor practice (ULP) strike late yesterday to protest […]

Southwest Airlines faces $1.3 million in fines over “systemic violations” of Colorado labor laws

Irina Baranova

Southwest Airlines faces $1.3 million in fines after Colorado regulators found “systemic violations” of dozens of state labor laws, including sick leave policies for workers with COVID-19. But the Dallas-based airline, which is Denver International Airport’s second-largest carrier, is firing back through a series of newly filed legal challenges, including […]

Labor Law: Religious accommodations not required if the accommodation impacts other employees | Local Business News

Irina Baranova

By KAREN MICHAEL Special correspondent Former U.S. Postal employee Gerald Groff sued his employer, claiming it failed to provide him a reasonable accommodation for his religious beliefs. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees whose sincerely held religious beliefs conflict with a […]