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 [...]
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
BETHESDA, MD - The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) opposes the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) newly revised Regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and under the Genetic Information...Show More Summary
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has begun quietly expanding its investigation into gender discrimination in Hollywood. A year after the American Civil Liberties Union first urged government agencies to investigate a pattern of gender bias in the hiring of film and TV directors,...
Yesterday, HRC and the LGBT Equality Caucus on Capitol Hill hosted a congressional staff briefing to outline recent decisions from Federal courts and interpretations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regarding discrimination...Show More Summary
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [EEOC]: “The proposed rule…would require federal agencies to adopt the goal of achieving a 12% representation rate for individuals with disabilities, andShow More Summary
Image from eeoc.gov The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking outlining the obligations of federal employers to take affirmative action with respect to individuals with disabilities. The public can submit comments on the rule...
For the first time ever, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed two lawsuits over sexual orientation discrimination. Both suits are brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which does not explicitly prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Rather, the suits rely on the......
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission requires that employers state their account of a dispute at an early stage. Combined with a new policy of automatic hand-over of the information to plaintiff’s lawyers, it amounts to you-go-first...Show More Summary
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is pushing for civil rights protections for sexual orientation, arguing that sexual orientation comes under the umbrella of sex discrimination. The EEOC has filed lawsuits against employers...Show More Summary
Yesterday, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made history by filing two separate cases challenging sexual orientation discrimination as sex discrimination. “In its suit against Scott Medical Health Center, EEOC charged that a gay male employee was subjected to harassment because of his sexual orientation,” the EEOC explained. Show More Summary
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) yesterday filed lawsuits alleging that two companies engaged in anti-gay discrimination in violation of the sex discrimination ban in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Although...Show More Summary