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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

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

2 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

4 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

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

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

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