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The Good Girls Revolt Trailer Shows the Dangers of Sexism and Sort-Of-True Stories

Amazon just released the trailer for their upcoming series Good Girls Revolt, a fictionalized drama based on Lynn Povich’s The Good Girls Revolt, about the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint filed by female staffers at Newsweek in 1970. Show More Summary

Court Rules That Denying People Jobs Because of Their Dreadlocks Is Legal

A company called Catastrophe Management Solutions has been fighting a lawsuit launched by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over whether or not they can discriminate against people with dreadlocks in their hiring process. They can. Read more...

Religious Freedom Law Protects Business Owner Who Fired Trans Woman, Judge Rules

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Religious freedom is a valid defense for a Michigan business owner who fired a trans woman after she asked to dress in accordance with her gender identity, a federal judge ruled Thursday. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which enforces federal anti-discrimination laws, had sued the business, R.G. Show More Summary

Gadsden flag kerfuffle

The other day, Eugene Volokh wrote in the pages of the Washington Post about the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s investigation into a complaint that a black Federal worker filed about a cap that a colleague wore to his federal job which had the Gadsden flag displayed on it. The complainant charges that he’s offended by […]

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

Cherished Historical Flag Of Liberty…Now A Symbol Of ‘Racism’ By The Government?!

Have you heard? The Gadsden flag is the latest victim to the Marxist, race-mongers at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. It’s an attempt to create further chaos and division

Federal Agency Rules Wearing ‘Don’t Tread on Me’ Flag Can Be Racial Harassment

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission agreed with a complainant who claimed that his coworker wearing the Gadsden flag (more popularly known as the "Don't Tread on Me" flag) was a form of racial harassment.

Seventh Circuit: ENDA not implied by current federal law

2 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

Ex-McDonald's Worker Claims He Was Fired for Being HIV-Positive

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing on his behalf The operators of a McDonald's in Bentonville, Arkansas are being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for allegedly firing a worker for being HIV-positive. The...Show More Summary

Arkansas man fired from McDonalds for being HIV-positive: lawsuit

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said on Tuesday it has filed a lawsuit accusing the operators of a McDonald’s restaurant in Bentonville, Arkansas, of firing a worker because he was HIV-positive. In its complaint against Mathews Management Co and Peach Orchard Inc, the EEOC...

Landmark discrimination case based on 'sexual orientation' settled

3 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

3 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

Court says USWNT bound by valid CBA, meaning they can't strike

The United States women's national team is bound by a collective bargaining agreement until December. Their Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint is still outstanding. The United States women's national team will not have the leverage of a potential strike in their upcoming collective bargaining agreement negotiations with U.S. Show More Summary

CRST Van Expedited v. EEOC

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

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

Tech is dominated by even more white dudes than the rest of the private sector

White dudes are disproportionately represented all across the United States work force, and there is even less diversity among jobs that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission labels "high tech." In a report released by the EEOC...Show More Summary

ASHG opposes revised EEOC regulations weakening genetic privacy

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

Pilots Sue Frontier Airlines Over Breast Pumping at Work 

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Earlier this week, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Colorado filed discrimination charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of four pilots for Frontier Airlines. The charges allege that four...Show More Summary

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