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As EEOC Turns 50, Addressing Bias in the Workplace

Today, I had the honor of testifying before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in celebration of the commission's 50th anniversary. Below is what I told the commission earlier today: Thank you for the opportunity to provideShow More Summary

The Academy for Eating Disorders Opposes Mandatory Employee Participation in Workplace Wellness Programs

The Academy for Eating Disorders has joined with significant national and international medical associations opposing a proposed Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) policy interpretation that would allow employers to inquire about employees' private genetic or medical data. Show More Summary

21 Ways to Reboot Yourself & Revitalize Your Goals Mid-Year

“Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can’t buy more hours. Scientists can’t invent new minutes. And you can’t save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time [...]Show More Summary

Agencies Release Guide on LGBT Discrimination Protections for Federal Workers

Today, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, and the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board released a guide on the rights of civilian federal employees and applicants who allege sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination.

EEOC v. Abercrombie: Headscarfs and Judicial Modesty

Reversing the Tenth Circuit, the Supreme Court this morning ruled to allow an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) suit to go forward against retailer Abercrombie & Fitch in the widely noted “headscarf case.” The retailer had...Show More Summary

Supreme Court Rules 8-1 Against Abercrombie in Muslim Headscarf Decision Written by Scalia

The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 Monday against Abercrombie & Fitch in a religious discrimination case brought against the youth clothing retailer by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and a Muslim teenager whose job application was rejected by the company after she wore a headscarf to her interview. Show More Summary

Arkansas School Board Member Cyberbullies Young Atheist for Supporting LGBT Rights

The Bentonville School Board in Arkansas is currently debating whether or not to "add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected statuses under the School District's Equal Employment Opportunity policy."You'd have...Show More Summary

Martha Coolidge: Blaming DGA For Lack Of Female Directors Is “Dangerous Side-Path”

EXCLUSIVE: Veteran director Martha Coolidge, a former president of the Directors Guild of America, wholeheartedly supports the ACLU's call for an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigation into the woeful underemployment of female directors. Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Emma Sulkowicz carried her mattress across the stage at Columbia’s commencement today. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against 10 oil companies for paying women less than men for the same work.  “So yes, Black feminism is salvation.” Women are apparently required to wear heels to the Cannes Film Festival. The trial of […]

Female film directors are on outside looking in, but will ACLU flip the script?

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

On Valentine's Day two years ago, film director Maria Giese met with U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission staffers in downtown L.A. to talk about an issue she said was stalling her career — gender discrimination.

The ACLU Wants the Government to Investigate Hollywood’s Gender Bias

The American Civil Liberties Union is officially asking state and federal governments to investigate Hollywood's gender gap, particularly against female directors. In letters sent to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other agencies, the ACLU called for an inquiry into "the widespread exclusion of women directors from employment in directing episodic... More »

Civil Liberties Groups Charge Rampant Bias Against Women Helmers

The American Civil Liberties Union and its Southern California chapter today filed grievances with several federal and state agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, requesting investigations into “the systemic...Show More Summary

Obama Starts New Non-profit to Help US Minority Youths Find Employment

Obama announces that the new private sector non-profit My Brother’s Keeper Alliance seeks to help young minority Americans gain equal opportunities in the US job market.

Maryland Agency Deliberately Paid Female Workers Less Than Men For Equal Work, Lawsuit Claims

Last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against the Maryland Insurance Administration, which regulates the state’s insurance companies, for willfully paying female employees less than men who were doing the same work. The lawsuit claims that since the end of 2009, the agency has paid Alexandra Cordaro, Mary Jo Rogers, Marlene […]

EEOC files discrimination suit against Maryland Insurance Administration

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a Maryland insurance regulatory agency over allegations that it paid female employees less than their male counterparts.The EEOC filed a lawsuit against the Maryland Insurance Administration in U.S. Show More Summary

Proposal on wellness program garners business praise, consumer concerns

Business groups praised a proposed new rule from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission clarifying how employers can construct wellness programs, but consumers advocates said the new policy could harm workers. Continue reading ? The post Proposal on wellness program garners business praise, consumer concerns appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

EEOC Takes Important Step to Protect Transgender Employees

Last week, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) took another important step in protecting transgender employees in the workplace.

Ruling: Army owes damages to transgender employee for bathroom dispute

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ordered the Department of the Army to pay damages to a transgender employee whom it barred from a restroom matching her new identity and referred to her by her previous gender. In an April...Show More Summary

New York City Discriminated in Paying Managers, Commission Finds

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is recommending that the city pay hundreds of millions of dollars in back wages and damages to minorities and women.

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