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Why Is Trump Renominating Chai Feldblum to the EEOC?

President Trump has announced that he is renominating liberal activist Chai Feldblum to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. “Why in the world is he doing that?” asks Powerline, and that’s a very good question (my only quibble...Show More Summary

EEOC Has Litigated Few Of The Industry’s Hundreds Of Sexual Harassment Complaints Filed Since 2005

There were 667 sexual harassment complaints filed with the EEOC by workers employed in the arts, entertainment and recreation industries from 2005-15, according to the latest data provided by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,...Show More Summary

The EEOC Got What It Wanted in First Suit Alleging Sexual Orientation Discrimination

A Pennsylvania federal judge this month, ruling for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, awarded $55,500 in damages and other relief to a private employee who claimed he was discriminated against because he is gay. The case was a test for the agency as it pushes for such protections to be recognized under federal civil rights laws.       

Jones Day Seeks $446K in Fees From EEOC After 'Baseless Suit' Goes Nowhere

Jones Day lawyers are seeking hundreds of thousands in legal fees from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying federal regulators unfairly targeted CVS Pharmacy Inc. for alleged employment abuses that no judge sustained. Show More Summary

EEOC Sues Denver Company for Transgender Discrimination

If the President can discriminate against military personnel who are transgender, why not a tire company? Because it's against the law, says the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in a new lawsuit. The EEOC has sued a Denver tire company for rescinding a job offer to a transgender man. It......

New EEOC Training Announced

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission just announced new training seminars that it will be conducting. The training, conducted by EEOC staff, focuses on exemplifying respect and inclusiveness in the workplace. From the EEOC: "The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC and Department of Justice to Oppose Each Other in New York Anti-Gay Discrimination Case Before 2nd Circuit

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Department of Justice and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) are set to argue against each other today in a case concerning a man who was fired from his job as a skydiving instructor because of his sexual orientation. Show More Summary

Six Questions for Trump’s EEOC Nominees: Will LGBT, Disability, and Women's Rights Be Protected?

Workers need the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to keep defending their rights. On Tuesday, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee will hold hearings for President Trump’s nominees to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  Trump has nominated Janet Dhillon and Daniel M. Show More Summary

Thanks, dudes! Mostly white male Congress votes down equal pay amendment

The amendment that would have safeguarded federal funding to administrate the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) equal pay data collection initiative was voted down by the House of Representatives 223-192. The proposal,...Show More Summary

EEOC lawsuits allege sex discrimination in physical ability tests

Three different cases. Three different theories of gender discrimination. But one common thread – an old school presumption that certain blue-collar jobs are a “man’s work.” The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) has filed suit against three U.S. employers for sex discrimination in hiring. The lawsuits allege overt bias against female job candidates in the […]

The President, the Senate, and the EEOC

There are five commissioner slots on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. At present, only one is a Republican; three are Democrats, and there is one vacancy. In two days, on July 1, there will be another vacancy, because...Show More Summary

EEOC lawsuit: Nebraska bank violated federal equal pay law

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a Nebraska bank it says violated federal law by paying a woman less than it paid a man for the same work. The … Click to Continue »

Court Says EEOC Subpoena Overly Broad

Cutting away at a subpoena for being too broad, a federal appeals court turned back an investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling against the EEOC because the agency issued a subpoena that sought more information than justified by......

Hollywood May Face Federal Lawsuit for Discriminating Against Women Directors

10 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

According to a Deadline report, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is in "settlement talks" with the major Hollywood studios regarding systematic discrimination against women directors.

EEOC Opens Registration for EXCEL Training Conference

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently opened registration for enrollment in its EXCEL Training Conference. The conference, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, will be held in Chicago, Illinois on June 27-29. From the EEOC's press release on the...

Female Directors Worry Donald Trump’s EEOC Picks Could Stall Hollywood Probe

EXCLUSIVE: The ongoing reshuffling of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission could have dire consequences for female film and TV directors who've been hoping that the EEOC's ongoing investigation would address Hollywood's discriminatory...Show More Summary

Is the EEOC Backing Out of an LGBTQ Lawsuit?

In 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) took on the case of Aimee (formerly Anthony) Stephens, who R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes fired after Stephens announced that he would be transitioning to she. The funeral...Show More Summary

Due to “Administration-Related Changes,” the EEOC Is Withdrawing from a Trans Rights Case

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is preparing to withdraw from a trans discrimination case due to “Administration-related changes” at the agency, Slate has learned. For several years, the EEOC has represented Amiee Stephens in her lawsuit against her former employer, a funeral home. Show More Summary

Victoria A. Lipnic Appointed Acting EEOC Chair

Earlier this week, President Trump appointed Victoria A. Lipnic as acting chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. From the EEOC press release: "[Acting Chair] Lipnic has served as an EEOC Commissioner since 2010, having been nominated to serve...

SC: EEOC: Former Coast RTA Chief Fired Based on Race, Age

Nov. 23--The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found that former Coast RTA CEO Myers Rollins was fired in April 2014, in part, because he is black and because of his age, according to a letter of determination from the EEOC obtained by Th

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