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Lawsuit: Walmart Continues to Discriminate Against Pregnant Workers

A new charge filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accuses the retailer of failing to accommodate pregnant workers with temporary disabilities. Image: ValeStock / The post Lawsuit: Walmart Continues to Discriminate Against Pregnant Workers appeared first on RH Reality Check.

The Department of Labor Secures the LGBT Federal Contractor Executive Order

Here is the notice [bold mine] that will be part of American economic life beginning in April: EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IS THE LAW--DISCRIMINATION IS PROHIBITED BY THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 AND BY EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 11246 Title...Show More Summary

The Joy of a Great Class

I taught Equal Employment Opportunity to a great bunch of people today. The organizations represented included several city governments, a private sector firm, and an Indian tribe. One of the joys for any instructor is when you have a group which is truly alive and eager to grasp the subject. This group exceeded in all categories. They were an early Christmas present.

EEOC Has Become the Problem, Not the Solution

And there's no better example of today's distortions of what government is supposed to be about than the EEOC – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Reverend’s Reviews: Girl (& Bird) Power

Whereas women still don’t receive equal treatment in some parts of the US when it comes to employment opportunities, pay (when compared with men who have had similar education and experience) and/or access to healthcare, things certainly have improved over the last 50 years. Show More Summary

LGBT Allies Confirmed to EEOC

Two candidates with long histories of supporting the LGBT community were confirmed to the powerful Equal Employment Opportunity Commission with a Senate vote today. read more

The Gender Employment Gap Is Alive and Well, Thank You

In a country that seems almost embarrassingly desperate to prove that it is making headway in regards to women's wage equality and employment opportunities, there is nothing particularly incendiary or groundbreaking in the statement that this is not the case. Show More Summary

EEOC Champion of Vulnerable Workers Deserves Reconfirmation

P. David Lopez has served as the general counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission since 2010, running the litigation program that enforces the nation's employment discrimination laws. Along with several other more high profile Obama administration appointees, General Counsel Lopez faces a confirmation before the U.S. Show More Summary

U.S. CEOs threaten to 'turn up the noise' over Obamacare workplace wellness lawsuits

Calling recent lawsuits filed by the Obama administration's Equal Employment Opportunity Commission a "major issue," a group of U.S. chief executives representing more than 200 corporations are threatening to pull their support for Obamacare, Reuters reports. Show More Summary

Jury Orders AutoZone To Pay Former Employee $185M For Pregnancy Discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Pregnancy Discrimination Act forbids companies from discriminating against employees based on pregnancy when it comes to any aspect of employment including hiring, firing, promotions and demotions. Show More Summary

Why isn’t the government protecting employees from discrimination?

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site. Women and minorities who face workplace discrimination or harassment ordinarily receive vital legal services from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)....Show More Summary

Judge: Honeywell Can Require Worker Health Tests

A federal judge on Monday said Honeywell Inc. could begin penalizing workers who refuse to take medical or biometric tests. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had asked the judge to block the program. But U.S. DistrictShow More Summary

Are You Smarter Than a Walmart HR Manager?

Walmart just entered into a Consent Decree with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which includes a $72,500 payout to Laura Jones, additional training for store employees, and posting a sign regarding disability accommodation. Why? Because Walmart answered a very basic question wrong. Let’s see if you’re smarter than a Walmart HR manager: You make […]

EEOC Sues Another Company Over 'Voluntary' Wellness Program

There's a thin line between incentivizing and penalizing, and though the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has yet to say it, it seems to be targeting companies that are employing the latter as a motivating tactic to get employees to participate in wellness programs. Today's defendant? Honeywell International Inc., the largest......

Jury finds unlawful bias against one-armed security guard

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“MIAMI – In a verdict in favor of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a jury has found that a licensed security guard with only one arm was unlawfully discriminated against based on his limb loss when his employer removed...Show More Summary

Flight Attendants and Title VII

The EEOC, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Institute for Law and the Workplace, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Committee of the American Bar Association's Section of Labor and Employment Law recently sponsored a wonderful event which brought together some of...

Excessive zeal for bus passengers’ safety discouraged

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has extracted an $85,000 settlement and other relief from Atchison Transportation Services, Inc., of South Carolina on charges that one of its managers terminated two motorcoach drivers who were 75 and 76 years old respectively. Show More Summary

Back in Town

Flagstaff and the pines. A class on Equal Employment Opportunity. The San Francisco Peaks with snow. Japanese tourists on their way to the Grand Canyon. "Watch for Elk" signs on the main highways. Leaves turning. Northern Arizona University as charming as ever. And a huge rain storm pounded the highway as I drove back to the desert.

Veiled Women Need Not Apply

Noah Feldman analyzes a veiling case that has made it to the US Supreme Court: The case, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch, started in 2008 when 17-year-old Samantha Elauf applied for a job at the Abercrombie Kids store in the Woodland Hills Mall in Tulsa, Oklahoma. At Abercrombie, salespeople are called “models,” […]

Three more courtroom defeats for EEOC

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is used to getting its way since most employers would rather settle rather than face the expense and publicity risk of litigating against it. But sometimes, as I note in my new post at Cato, judges get a close look at just how weak the commission’s position is. Show More Summary

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