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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...

NY town supervisor said woman’s desk was ‘heavier than 10 dead nggers’: federal authorities

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A New York town official suggested employees who accused him of racial discrimination were just too lazy to properly do their jobs. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission determined Jack Moore, the Henrietta town supervisor, had made discriminatory and derogatory comments concerning...

Trump Administration Tells Court That Discrimination Against Gay Workers is Legal

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In arguments before the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday, Lawyers for the Trump administration argued that discrimination against gay workers is legal. The Department of Justice and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) faced off… Read The post Trump Administration Tells Court That Discrimination Against Gay Workers is Legal appeared first on Towleroad.

Mississippi restaurant sued after Christian waitress is allegedly fired for wearing a skirt to work

2 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the case on behalf of an Apostolic Pentecostal Christian whose faith bars women from wearing pants.

Government Sues CBS Station For Age Discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a suit.

Why The Rochester Science Department Sexual Harassment Case Matters

Earlier this month, a Mother Jones investigation revealed that faculty and former students at the University of Rochester filed a 111-page complaint with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the university and brain and cognitive sciences professor T. Show More Summary

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

2 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

Trump's pick for top civil rights post opposed equal pay act for women and transgender bathroom use

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Shocker—Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. The Hill writes: Eric Dreiband, a former counsel at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under President George W. Bush, testified against...Show More Summary

Commission sues over pay inequality at Kansas restaurant

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing the former operator of a Kansas pizza restaurant that offered a higher wage to a 17-year-old boy than to a female applicant … Click to Continue »

Jeff Sessions is making a mess in states like Florida that lack LGBT employment protections

Two federal agencies are currently in open dispute over whether the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT Americans from discrimination. In recent years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has said it does. In July, the Justice Department, helmed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, declared that it doesn’t. Show More Summary

Ford to pay up to $10.1M to settle harassment allegations

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says it found evidence that employees at two plants subjected female and black workers to harassment.        

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 […]

Wal-Mart Found Guilty Of “Harassment & Intimidation” Of Trans Employee

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Jessica Shyne Robison brought her case to the Equality Employment Opportunity Commission, who ruled in her favor.

FBI's liaison to Congress cited for misconduct in Nevada

The former top federal prosecutor in Nevada has been cited for misconduct in an 8-year-old sex discrimination case. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission determined earlier this year that a … Click to Continue »

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

Hollywood's gender problem is really a mom problem

In 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission began investigating allegations of Hollywood’s systematic discriminatory hiring practices against female directors. By February of this year, the major Hollywood studios were in settlement talks with the EEOC, according to the website Deadline...

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