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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

3 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

BREAKING: Federal Judge Rules That Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation is Illegal

Tonight, HRC praised the decision of a federal judge in Pittsburgh who sided with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) position that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects against discrimination based on sexual orientation. In the case of U.S. Show More Summary

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements

Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defines harassment as any “offensive conduct that may include, but is notShow More Summary

Wynn Las Vegas: Actions Of EEOC Are Frequently 'Irresponsible' And 'Ill-Conceived'

Wynn Las Vegas is arguing that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recent lawsuit against the casino/resort business ignores some basic facts. The suit, filed Sept. 16, accuses Wynn Las Vegas of discriminating against a disabled employee. It was one of three federal employment lawsuits filed against the company in [...]

More Government Data Collection Is Another Knock on Workplace Flexibility

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ( EEOC ) just announced that, as of March 2018, some employers will be required to provide additional data on compensation, in an effort to help them identify pay discrimination and close the...Show More Summary

EEOC Treads on 'Don't Tread on Me'

It was only a matter of time, really. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that displaying the Gadsden Flag in the workplace — the yellow flag with the words Don’t Tread on Me below a coiled rattlesnake — may be punishable...Show More Summary

Seventh Circuit: ENDA not implied by current federal law

10 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Rejecting the view of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit has ruled that Congress not having enacted a measure such as the Employment Non-Discrimination Act banning sexual-orientation discrimination, plaintiffs cannot deduce the existence of such a ban from other elements of federal law. Show More Summary

Landmark discrimination case based on 'sexual orientation' settled

11 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

A first-of-its-kind settlement was reached last week on a lawsuit alleging "sex" discrimination based on sexual orientation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said this...Show More Summary

EEOC Weighs in on Pregnancy Related Limitations and Restrictions

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission revised its pregnancy-related limitations rules after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Young vs. UPS in 2015. The court ruled that employers must provide accommodations to pregnant women if the employer also does the same for workers with disabilities. Show More Summary

Surprise! According to a New Report by the EEOC, Workplace Harassment Continues to Be a Horrific Problem

11 months agoLifestyle : xoJane

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission dropped a big flaming bag of poo on the American doorstep yesterday in the form of a damning and extensive report on workplace harassment. Of the 90,000 complaints the agency handled last year, one third were related to harassment on the job —... Continue reading

Harassment Is Still a Massive Problem in the American Workplace

On Monday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace released a comprehensive and startling report on harassment in the United States. Authored by EEOC Commissioners Chai...Show More Summary

CRST Van Expedited v. EEOC

Another unanimous loss for Obama, another trip to the dunking booth for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: my new Cato post on last week’s Supreme Court decision on the proper standard for awarding attorneys’ fees to prevailing defendants in Title VII employment discrimination cases. Show More Summary

CRST Van Expedited: Back To the Dunking Booth for the EEOC

Of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s record in court, I wrote last summer that  …it’s not easy to think of an agency to whose views federal courts nowadays give less deference than the EEOC. As I’ve noted in a series of posts,...Show More Summary

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