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Arkansas School Board Member Cyberbullies Young Atheist for Supporting LGBT Rights

The Bentonville School Board in Arkansas is currently debating whether or not to "add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected statuses under the School District's Equal Employment Opportunity policy."You'd have...Show More Summary

Martha Coolidge: Blaming DGA For Lack Of Female Directors Is “Dangerous Side-Path”

EXCLUSIVE: Veteran director Martha Coolidge, a former president of the Directors Guild of America, wholeheartedly supports the ACLU's call for an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigation into the woeful underemployment of female directors. Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Emma Sulkowicz carried her mattress across the stage at Columbia’s commencement today. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against 10 oil companies for paying women less than men for the same work.  “So yes, Black feminism is salvation.” Women are apparently required to wear heels to the Cannes Film Festival. The trial of […]

Female film directors are on outside looking in, but will ACLU flip the script?

On Valentine's Day two years ago, film director Maria Giese met with U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission staffers in downtown L.A. to talk about an issue she said was stalling her career — gender discrimination.

The ACLU Wants the Government to Investigate Hollywood’s Gender Bias

The American Civil Liberties Union is officially asking state and federal governments to investigate Hollywood's gender gap, particularly against female directors. In letters sent to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other agencies, the ACLU called for an inquiry into "the widespread exclusion of women directors from employment in directing episodic... More »

Civil Liberties Groups Charge Rampant Bias Against Women Helmers

The American Civil Liberties Union and its Southern California chapter today filed grievances with several federal and state agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, requesting investigations into “the systemic...Show More Summary

Obama Starts New Non-profit to Help US Minority Youths Find Employment

Obama announces that the new private sector non-profit My Brother’s Keeper Alliance seeks to help young minority Americans gain equal opportunities in the US job market.

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 months 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 months 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

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

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

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

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