(NEW YORK) — A retired officer who spent seven years in the New York Police Department’s elite scuba-diving unit has filed a discrimination complaint against the department with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Oscar Smith,...Show More Summary
More and more women are reporting workplace pregnancy discrimination—the number of pregnancy discrimination complaints to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission rose 46 percent between 1997 and 2011. But since employers aren't allowed...Show More Summary
The EEOC has asked for public comments to its proposed revised management directive in federal sector proceedings. The EEOC acts as an adjudicator for federal sector claims. From the press release, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced...
We are privileged to present as a guest blogger today, Chai R. Feldblum. Chai is a Commissioner on the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), but is writing here on a recent 7th Circuit decision for herself only. Her post...
I don't know this for a hard fact, but I'm pretty sure that the Unite trade union regards itself as an 'equal opportunity' employer which normally means that all vacant posts are properly and open to competition to encourage under-represented groups to apply - women for example. Show More Summary
Thank you for submitting your application. If your skills and qualifications match the requirements of this position, a representative will contact you. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of resumes that we receive, we are not able...Show More Summary
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in 2013 increased its focus on cases involving systemic discrimination, disability discrimination and pregnancy discrimination, but had mixed results in court and saw a dip in monetary penalties it recovered, according to a report...
Despite years of gains toward equality, women in the federal workforce experience more challenges than men, according to a government report released on Thursday. The report, from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, said...Show More Summary
The Task Force applauds the recent confirmations by the U.S. Senate of Chai Feldblum as a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Rep. Mel Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency and Cornelia Pillard to serve as judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. “We are extremely […]
With aging baby boomers getting pushed out of their jobs early, age discrimination claims with the EEOC are up a staggering 38%, according to new statistical data compiled by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Last year, 22,857 people filed age-related complaints with the EEOC, compared with 16,548 in 2006.......
I taught Equal Employment Opportunity to a great group today. Their questions and observations were of the highest quality and made the session a presenter's dream. May each training day have a group like that.
Del Monte Fresh Produce has agreed to pay $1.2 million to Thai farmworkers to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed against its Hawaii subsidiary by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Althouse has the interview with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas that is getting so much attention. I was active in a group of public sector EEO officers years ago when he was head of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and he graciously agreed to speak at one of our early conferences. He won over what could have been a very tough audience.
Say what you like against Valery Gergiev, but he’s an equal opportunities employer. Alice Farnham has been talking to Voice of Russia about how she persuaded the St Petersburg boss to put on Britten’s Rape of Lucretia. Read here.
A group of Muslim employees of the global package service DHL have filed complaints with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accusing the company of firing them for praying. Mohamed Maow, 27, a refugee from Somalia who worked...Show More Summary
President Obama is pushing for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which will prevent employers from discriminating against employees based upon their sexual orientation or gender identity. While US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission laws prevent employer discrimination, it excludes the LGBT community. Show More Summary
“Did the law firm [Ropes & Gray] retaliate against John Ray III by providing information about his Equal Employment Opportunity Commission race-discrimination complaint to the Above the Law blog?” That is among the questions a federal court in Boston will consider in a trial beginning next month. Show More Summary
As mentioned yesterday, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has either had a stretch of really, really bad luck in court lately, or else it’s been caught out by a series of judges for outrageously aggressive litigation sometimes crossing over into misconduct. Show More Summary
For the fourth time in two months a judge has chastised the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for its high-handed ways, reports Claire Zillman at Fortune: According to court filings, EEOC personnel arrived with subpoenas in hand,...Show More Summary
Abercrombie & Fitch has won a huge victory in one of its Muslim hijab-accommodation cases — but will the decision stand? As you know, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed two lawsuits against Abercrombie in California — both of which have now settled — but there was another one in Oklahoma, and it may be the most interesting of them all. The […]