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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

2 weeks 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.

EEOC: NYC owes underpaid minority female employees $246M

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled that New York City underpaid a thousand black and Hispanic female employees.

My take on Young v. United Parcel Service

Supreme Court liberals smack around the Obama Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), even as they hand a win to a pregnancy-bias plaintiff. I’ve got a write-up at Cato at Liberty. More: Josh Blackman. Tags: EEOC, pregnancy discrimination, Supreme Court, WO writings My take on Young v. Show More Summary

Working for equal opportunity

Jenny Yang, a child of immigrant parents and the first Asian American to head the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), has spent her career focused on ensuring fairness in the workplace. In this interview, Yang discusses her...Show More Summary

GOP's budget games hobble government's consideration of sexual harassment cases

The number of workplace sexual harassment cases resolved by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) dropped last year (from 7,758 to 7,037), as did the amount of compensation received by victims of sexual harassment. The numbers marked a third straight year of declines in resolutions. Show More Summary

Why Does the EEOC Make Mistakes (Part I)

Over the years, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been routinely criticized by charging parties, plaintiffs’ attorneys, respondents, and attorneys for respondents, as to virtually every aspect of the Commission’s activities including the filing, investigation, and conciliation of charges, and the Commission’s litigation. Show More Summary

Leading the way to equal opportunity

Jenny Yang, a child of immigrant parents and the first Asian American to head the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), has spent her career focused on ensuring fairness in the workplace. In this interview, Yang discusses her goals for the EEOC, which she took over as chair in September, and some of the lessons she has […]

EEOC Releases 2014 Statistics

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its fiscal year 2014 private sector data detailing information regarding the 88,778 charges of discrimination it received. The EEOC's fiscal year (FY) ended September 30, 2014. The five percent reduction from FY 2013 was attributed in part to the government shutdown. Show More Summary

Jury awards $150K to employee who feared scanner as “Mark of the Beast”

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“An employee who refused to submit to biometric hand scanning because he feared the scanner would imprint him with the “Mark of the Beast,” was awarded $150,000 in damages by a federal jury …. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...Show More Summary

EEOC set back on criminal record check case, again

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

This time it’s the Fourth Circuit, upholding a trial judge, finding “pervasive errors and utterly unreliable analysis” in the expert reports submitted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the case of EEOC v. Freeman. I’ve...Show More Summary

"Slipshod Work, Faulty Analysis, And Statistical Sleight Of Hand" At the EEOC

Walter Olson We’ve reported earlier in this space on how the Obama administration’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) keeps getting slapped down by federal judges over what we called its “long-shot lawsuits and activistShow More Summary

EEOC Finds Walmart Discriminated Against Lesbian Employee Who Sought to Add Sick Wife To Health Plan

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has found Wal-Mart discriminated against a lesbian employee who sought health coverage for her sick wife and has now ordered a resolution for violating her civil rights reports ABC News. In a Jan. 29...

Feds: Walmart Discriminated Against Lesbian Couple

A federal agency says Walmart discriminated against a lesbian employee who sought health coverage for her ailing wife and has ordered "a just resolution" for violating her civil rights. The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ordered the retail giant to work with Jacqueline Cote of New Bedford, Massachusetts, who hopes...

EEOC: Sara Lee Discriminated Against Black Workers At Texas Baking Facility

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced yesterday that Sara Lee discriminated against black employees working in a Texas baking facility, by disproportionately assigning them to work in hazardous areas in the building. Those...Show More Summary

Ford Contractor Files 'Religious Discrimination' Complaint After Being Fired for Anti-Gay Remarks

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A Michigan man recently employed as a contractor for the Ford Motor Company has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying he was fired because of his religious beliefs. The firing came after Thomas Banks received a...

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