In May, the ACLU asked state and federal governments to investigate the hiring practices that leave women with only a minuscule fraction of directing jobs. Now the Ffderal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is taking them up on it: According to Deadline, the EEOC will start interviewing female directors next week... More »
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has officially launched an investigation looking into the lack of female directors working in Hollywood. The LA Times reports government officials have already requested interviewsShow More Summary
Deadline reports the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has set up interviews with dozens of female directors next week, the first step in determining the extent of the issue, and how to fix it. …Read More
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will begin interviewing dozens of female directors next week in an effort to see what action, if any, it should take to combat discrimination against female film and TV directors. A...Show More Summary
Louann Clem of Trenton, New Jersey, is suing her and her husband Rich's former employee, Case Pork Roll Co., claiming that he was fired for farting too much. Both the Clems complained to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), but her case was dismissed so she decided to sue while her husband's EEOC complaint is pending. Show More Summary
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has begun contacting women directors to investigate gender discrimination in Hollywood. The government agency, which is following up on a request from the ACLU in May, has sent letters to as many as 50 women directors, according to one of the directors...
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the franchise in Sheridan, Ind. fired the employee after he told his boss that he is HIV-positive. read more
A Subway restaurant in central Indiana has been hit with a federal lawsuit for firing an employee who revealed he was HIV-positive, reports Indianapolis TV station WTHR. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing for back pay as well as punitive damages. Show More Summary
It's time for an agenda that includes equal employment opportunity, a living wage, and policies that promote retirement security and entrepreneurship.
Not cool if true, guys. The federal government's Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued a small-town Subway in Indiana because it allegedly fired a worker who told his superiors he was HIV-positive. According to the full wrongful-termination...Show More Summary
An Indiana Subway franchise is being sued in federal court by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for firing an employee for being HIV-positive. Stay classy, Indiana. Read more...
The suit is being filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Subway has had a tough go of it lately. The sandwich mega-chain is now facing a lawsuit from a former employee who says he was fired for being HIV-positive, reports Fox 59 in Indianapolis. Show More Summary
Trucking company Central Refrigerated Service has agreed to settle an age and sex discrimination charge filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over a strength exam, the federal agency said Thursday.
In what may be a landmark transgender rights case, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has intervened on behalf of a transgender man suing his former employer for discrimination. Tristan Broussard is alleging that Mississippi-based First Tower Loan LLC wanted him to sign a document acknowledging that his "preference......
Lack of diversity within the tech industry is still a blatant issue, but especially glaring is the scarcity of black women. Using data from a 2014 Equal Employment Opportunity report, the Verge put together a graph last month breaking down the racial diversity of some of tech’s biggest companies, such as Google, Facebook. Apple and Twitter. Read more...
I need your opinion. My current management workshops address these topics: Strong and Caring Supervision Equal Employment Opportunity Harassment Prevention Ethical Decision Making How to Make Presentations to Councils and Boards Communicating...Show More Summary
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission likes to protect its turf. While the EEOC files relatively few lawsuits – it filed 167 lawsuit in fiscal year 2014, while it processed over 88,000 charges – the EEOC will not hesitate to take actions against employers that prevent employees from filing EEOC charges. So [...]
A Los Angeles-based call center company has agreed to pay $600,000 and make other changes to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation complaint filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency said Mon...
New at Politico Europe, my piece on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint by a Muslim flight attendant, covered here last week, who doesn’t want to serve alcohol (“scruples about screwpulls”) and what, if anything, it has in common with the Kim Davis case. Show More Summary
A federal jury has awarded a total of $17 million to five women who were fired from a produce packing company in Florida after their bosses allegedly raped and sexually harassed them on the job, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...Show More Summary