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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......

The ACLU Remembers Aileen Hernandez

Over her long and illustrious career, Aileen Hernandez was an eloquent defender of equality and justice for all. Aileen Hernandez, the first woman appointed to the Equal Employment Opportunity Council, co-founder of the National Organization...Show More Summary

HP's Attack on Equal Employment Opportunity

Center for Equal Opportunity: "Diversity Mandate to Partner Law Firms." ABA Journal has a related story. Evidence that truly vile policies can be dressed up in fine language. I wonder how many law firms will meekly comply.

Hollywood May Face Federal Lawsuit for Discriminating Against Women Directors

last monthHumor / 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...

Rockettes’ Lack Of Black Dancers Uncovered: All-White Cast Was Artistically Desirable Until The Late 80s

The Rockettes were late in the game when it came to diversity. Although the dance troupe now has a few black dancers, it wasn’t that way until decades after segregation was outlawed and equal employment opportunities were the social norm. Show More Summary

Personal Appearance Discrimination

A serious contender I always include a case example on personal appearance discrimination in my workshops on Equal Employment Opportunity. Although such discrimination can sometimes fall under the coverage of disability or religiousShow More Summary

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

Apple's diversity numbers haven't moved much in a year

It's been a year where tech companies have been pledging their fealty to the concept of diversity, but backed that up with very little action. Recode has unearthed a document that Apple sent to America's Equal Employment OpportunityShow More Summary

New Jersey May Ban Cat Declawing, EEOC Filed 40 Percent Fewer Cases, Return of the 'Liberaltarian'?: A.M. Links

4 months agoNews : Reason

Donald Trump says he'll require anyone who works on his transition team or in the coming Trump administration to agree not to work in lobbying for at least five years after leaving the government. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...Show More Summary

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

Cop Brandee Compton’s Story of Sexual Discrimination at Her Police Department

5 months agoNews / Crime : True Crime Report

Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Compton says she was denied promotion despite scoring as well or better than male colleagues given better jobs. One possible reason: a superior who Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...Show More Summary

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