Racial, ethnic and gender diversity in the federal workforce remained essentially flat from fiscal 2010 to 2011, according to data the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) planned to release Monday. The percentage of womenShow More Summary
August has witnessed a bombardment of bad news for America's most vulnerable mothers and babies. First, lawyers for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a breakdown of the pregnancy discrimination cases they handled in 2013 — and the big finding was quite distressing. Show More Summary
Last month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), responsible for enforcing federal laws related to workplace discrimination, issued new enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination. The Commission issued the guidance...Show More Summary
Brad Areheart (Tennessee) and Michael Stein (William & Mary) have posted a new article on SSRN: The Disability/Employability Divide: Bottlenecks to Equal Opportunity. From the abstract: Joseph Fishkin’s new book, Bottlenecks, reinvigorates the concept of equal opportunity by simultaneously engaging...
An 18 year Walgreen's employee having a hypoglycemic attack ate a bag of potato chips without first paying for them or requesting permission to eat them. She was fired and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sued Walgreens, alleging an Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) violation. Show More Summary
Post by Judy Dutton. Paternity leave is a joke: Ask most dads how long they took off after the birth of their child, and most might say a day or two, week tops. Yet the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is calling for change, mandating that fathers get the same length of parental leave as mothers. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal took a stand against fair treatment for pregnant workers, complaining that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) new guidelines designed to fight pregnancy discrimination despite conservative Supreme...Show More Summary
Discriminating against a pregnant woman at work has been illegal since 1978, but what is and is not allowed hasn’t always been clear. To help end the confusion, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued new guidelines to help businesses understand the law. While these are guidelines and not statutory law, employers would be wise to […]
Post by Suzee Skwiot. It's been 30 years in the making, but the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has finally gotten around to reevaluating their pregnancy guidelines, and it's great news for all the pregnant ladies out there. Show More Summary
It’s been three decades since the last time the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission adjusted its rules protecting women in the workplace who are pregnant, might get pregnant in the future or have ever been pregnant in the past. This...Show More Summary
After 30 years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has finally improved its guidelines against pregnancy discrimination to coincide with common sense and decency. Read more...
Discrimination against female workers who might get pregnant in the future, or have been pregnant in the past, is against the law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says.
Photo by Geoff Manasse via Getty Images WASHINGTON — Pregnant women have new protections against on-the-job discrimination. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated 30-year-old guidelines to make clear that any form of...Show More Summary
Employers have the right to hire people consistent with their needs and bona fide qualifications but the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is regulating rules concerning the spoken language in the workplace. The EEOC has...Show More Summary
There is an interesting case out of Green Bay, Wisconsin where Wisconsin Plastics, Inc. (WPI) is being sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for making English speaking a condition of employment. WPI was found by the EEOC to be in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which protects […]
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a federal agency tasked with enforcing workplace discrimination laws, is suing a private American business for firing a group of Hispanic and Asian employees over their inability to speak English at work, claiming that the English-language requirement in a U.S. Show More Summary
It’s an Obama world. The Obama EEOC is suing a private American company for firing a group of Hispanic and Asian employees for their inability to speak English at work. CNS News reported: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a … Continue reading ?
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that the sporting goods store Cabela's likely discriminated against a transgender employee. The post Employment Commission: Cabela’s Likely Discriminated Against Transgender Employee appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against a Long Island company after several employees complained that superiors forced them to pray, thank God for having jobs, and say "I love you" to coworkers and managers. Show More Summary
The religion forced workers to thank God for their jobs and express love for each other. Three former employees complained to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and federal investigators confirmed that United Health Programs...Show More Summary