Clinton campaign to join Wisconsin vote recount
201611.28
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Clinton campaign to join Wisconsin vote recount

(By: Steven Wildberger) A lawyer for Hillary Clinton on Saturday announced that the Clinton campaign is joining Green Party candidate Jill Stein’s recount in Wisconsin, and the campaign promised it will look into allegations of voter fraud. General counsel Marc Elias, in a post on blog website Medium, responded to the “hundreds of messages, emails, and…

Federal judge halts overtime wage reform
201611.23
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Federal judge halts overtime wage reform

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas [official website] on Tuesday issued a preliminary injunction [opinion, PDF] blocking an overtime reform rule that was to be implemented next week. The overtime rule [materials], passed under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) [text, PDF], would raise the ceiling for…

OWN Employee Sues for Pregnancy Discrimination, Sexual Harassment
201611.18
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OWN Employee Sues for Pregnancy Discrimination, Sexual Harassment

(By: Ashley Cullins) The suit also claims a department supervisor reenacted graphic sex scenes from horror movies during meetings. An Oprah Winfrey Network employee says her supervisor shamed her for morning sickness, simulated squeezing her breasts during a meeting and regularly discussed sexually graphic movie scenes in staff meetings, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday…