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Hollywood May Face Federal Lawsuit for Discriminating Against Women Directors

6 days 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.

Women Directors Might Just Get the Hollywood Ending They Have Been Hoping For

The federal government and the major studios may be settling sex discrimination charges against women directors. This week, Deadline reported that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is in negotiations with the major movie...Show More Summary

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...

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Keeps Fighting for Gay Workers

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Keeps Fighting for Gay Workers The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is keeping up the fight to protect gay workers from discrimination with a clever tactic. Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

Walmart Sued After Firing Employee With Down Syndrome

The US Equal Employment Opportunities Commission is suing Walmart for allegedly violating the Americans With Disabilities Act after the company fired an employee with Down syndrome, the Mighty reports. Marlo Spaeth had worked at a Walmart in Milwaukee for 15 years. According to the EEOC, she was a good employee...

Media Bureau Seeks Comment On Broadcast EEO Petition

Earlier this week, two broadcasting companies petitioned the FCC to revise its Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) rules to allow broadcasters to rely on Internet recruitment sources when filling job openings. The Commission’s current...Show More Summary

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

Employee Wellness Programs Prompt AARP Lawsuit

4 months agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s rules allow employers to offer up to 30 percent off health insurance coverage for participants.

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 [...]

Black Burdens, White Wages, and the Persistence of Economic Inequality

(Photo: Shutterstock) T he Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently announced that beginning in March 2018, the agency plans to require employers with 100 or more employees to provide wage data broken down by race, gender, and ethnicity. Show More Summary

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

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

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

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

6 months agoNews : 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

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