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Maggie Gallagher Has The EEOC Sadz

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"On Friday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission made a remarkably lawless decision: it unilaterally added 'sexual orientation' to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, something wholly unjustified by the text, by the history, or by the plain meaning of the statue, hijacking the civil rights movement in a profound new way. Show More Summary

Federal Agency Rules Workplace Discrimination on Grounds of Sexuality Illegal

last weekLGBT / Gay : Out.com

In another incredible victory for the American LGBT community, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC), the federal agency tasked with administering and enforcing civil rights laws against workplace discrimination, ruled that discrimination on the grounds of sexuality is illegal. Show More Summary

Why This Week’s EEOC Ruling That Federal Law Bans Anti-Gay Job Discrimination is So Important

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The EEOC is the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; its job is to stop employment discrimination and to hold companies accountable when they do discriminate. On Friday, in a 3-2 party-line ruling, the Commission held that discrimination...Show More Summary

EEOC: Civil Rights Laws Bar Sexual Orientation Discrimination

This is, as Joe Biden would say, a big fucking deal: WASHINGTON — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that existing civil rights law bars sexual orientation-based employment discrimination — a groundbreaking decision...Show More Summary

Thank Scalia for the Revolutionary EEOC Workplace Discrimination Decision

On Thursday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission dropped a bombshell: Sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace, the EEOC ruled, is already illegal under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This ruling—which is...Show More Summary

EEOC: federal law already bans sexual-orientation bias

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

After a period of foreshadowing and rumor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has now gone ahead and ruled that employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is forbidden under existing federal civil rights law, specifically the current ban on sex discrimination. Show More Summary

EEOC: Let Us Imagineer ENDA For You

After a period of foreshadowing and rumor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has now gone ahead and ruled that employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is forbidden under existing federal civil rights law, specifically the current ban on sex discrimination. Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood Prez Apologizes, FBI Joins Sandra Bland Investigation, EEOC Says Sex-Discrimination Rules Cover Sexual Orientation: A.M. Links

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says sexual orientation is already covered under rules banning biased hiring based on sex. "Allegations of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation necessarily state a claim of discrimination on the basis of sex," the commission stated. Show More Summary

EEOC Rules That Anti-Gay Workplace Discrimination Is Barred By Existing Law

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that existing civil rights law bars sexual orientation-based employment discrimination — a groundbreaking decision to advance legal protections for gay, lesbian, and bisexual workers. Show More Summary

EEOC does wonky, under-radar thing that could lay groundwork for definitive nondiscrimination protections

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

This is big step toward comprehensive civil rights protections beyond marriage: WASHINGTON — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that existing civil rights law bars sexual orientation-based employment discrimination — a groundbreaking decision to advance legal protections for gay,...

EEOC Rules Workplace Sexual Orientation Discrimination Already Illegal Under Federal Law

On Thursday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission unanimously ruled that sexual orientation discrimination is already illegal under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. As BuzzFeed's Chris Geidner reports, the EEOC's groundbreaking...Show More Summary

HRC Hails Historic Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Ruling on Employment Discrimination

Today, HRC praised the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for its ruling affirming that it considers employment discrimination based on sexual orientation to be prohibited under the sex discrimination provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

As EEOC Turns 50, Addressing Bias in the Workplace

Today, I had the honor of testifying before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in celebration of the commission's 50th anniversary. Below is what I told the commission earlier today: Thank you for the opportunity to provideShow More Summary

The Academy for Eating Disorders Opposes Mandatory Employee Participation in Workplace Wellness Programs

The Academy for Eating Disorders has joined with significant national and international medical associations opposing a proposed Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) policy interpretation that would allow employers to inquire about employees' private genetic or medical data. Show More Summary

EEOC v. Abercrombie: Headscarfs and Judicial Modesty

Reversing the Tenth Circuit, the Supreme Court this morning ruled to allow an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) suit to go forward against retailer Abercrombie & Fitch in the widely noted “headscarf case.” The retailer had...Show More Summary

Maryland Agency Deliberately Paid Female Workers Less Than Men For Equal Work, Lawsuit Claims

Last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against the Maryland Insurance Administration, which regulates the state’s insurance companies, for willfully paying female employees less than men who were doing the same work. The lawsuit claims that since the end of 2009, the agency has paid Alexandra Cordaro, Mary Jo Rogers, Marlene […]

EEOC files discrimination suit against Maryland Insurance Administration

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a Maryland insurance regulatory agency over allegations that it paid female employees less than their male counterparts.The EEOC filed a lawsuit against the Maryland Insurance Administration in U.S. Show More Summary

EEOC Takes Important Step to Protect Transgender Employees

Last week, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) took another important step in protecting transgender employees in the workplace.

EEOC: NYC owes underpaid minority female employees $246M

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled that New York City underpaid a thousand black and Hispanic female employees.

My take on Young v. United Parcel Service

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Supreme Court liberals smack around the Obama Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), even as they hand a win to a pregnancy-bias plaintiff. I’ve got a write-up at Cato at Liberty. More: Josh Blackman. Tags: EEOC, pregnancy discrimination, Supreme Court, WO writings My take on Young v. Show More Summary

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