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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

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

2 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...

EEOC lawsuit: Nebraska bank violated federal equal pay law

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a Nebraska bank it says violated federal law by paying a woman less than it paid a man for the same work. The … Click to Continue »

How Our Favorite Shows Share A Glimpse of What It's Like For #BlackWomenAtWork

A recent report from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, revealed only 93 black female executives are in advertising, PR and related agencies with more than 100 people, out of 8,734 total executives. This is just one of the many industries which lack black women’s presence in top positions. Show More Summary

The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Finally Has a Better Contract, But Not Equal Pay

More than a year after filing a wage discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. women’s national soccer team has agreed to a new set of wages in a collective bargaining agreement with the U.S....Show More Summary

Court Says EEOC Subpoena Overly Broad

Cutting away at a subpoena for being too broad, a federal appeals court turned back an investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling against the EEOC because the agency issued a subpoena that sought more information than justified by......

Hollywood May Face Federal Lawsuit for Discriminating Against Women Directors

7 months 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

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