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Former Fox News Host Gretchen Carlson came forward and accused her boss, the late Roger Ailes, of sexual harassment. She did so in spite of a clause in her employment agreement requiring her to resolve workplace complaints through private arbitration. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune hide caption

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Supreme Court Ruling Could Limit Workplace Harassment Claims, Advocates Say

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Most employers have policies on reporting sexual harassment, and human resources officials are required to investigate those claims. But those filing the complaints can face obstacles, experts say. Shannon Fagan/Getty Images hide caption

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Harvey Weinstein Case Highlights Pitfalls Of Workplace Harassment Claims

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People gather around a speaker during a lunchtime seminar at a WeWork co-working space in Washington, D.C. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Co-Working Spaces Are Redefining What It Means To Go To The Office

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Micromanagement can kill motivation, employee creativity and job satisfaction. It's the biggest beef many workers have about their boss. sorbetto/iStock hide caption

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Is Your Boss Too Controlling? Many Employees Clash With Micromanagers

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Companies are trying geofencing, which uses GPS and radio frequency identification to set up a virtual, wireless perimeter so that cellphone users in that area receive messages or advertisements on their phones. Rawpixel/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Recruiters Use 'Geofencing' To Target Potential Hires Where They Live And Work

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The vast majority of contingent or independent workers in the U.S. do not receive employee benefits, though some companies and lawmakers are trying to change that. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Efforts Increase To Bring Health And Other Benefits To Independent Workers

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One Uber driver is available in Muncie, Ind., at 7 p.m. on a recent weeknight. Through dozens of interviews and an informal survey, NPR found that hundreds of Uber drivers feel the company is not living up to its "Be Your Own Boss" promise. Lucas Carter for NPR hide caption

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The Faceless Boss: A Look Into The Uber Driver Workplace

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States eyeing bills on salary history. Brittany Mayes/NPR hide caption

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Proposals Aim To Combat Discrimination Based On Salary History

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The American Academy of Pediatrics' guidelines on when children should stay home are more liberal than those of many day care centers. Thanasis Zovoilis/Getty Images hide caption

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Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Threat To Victims, A Quandary For Bystanders

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Iris and Eli Fugate with their 6-month-old son Jack, at the family's home in San Diego. Thanks to California's paid family leave law, Iris was able to take six weeks off when Jack was born, and Eli took three weeks, with plans to take the remaining time over the next few months. Sandy Huffaker for NPR hide caption

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How California's 'Paid Family Leave' Law Buys Time For New Parents

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Yay, It's Time For My Performance Review! (Said No One Ever)

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Advice For Dealing With Workplace Retaliation: Save Those Nasty Emails

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Wellness Programs Take Aim At Workplace Stress

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