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Walmart Sued After Firing Employee With Down Syndrome

The US Equal Employment Opportunities Commission is suing Walmart for allegedly violating the Americans With Disabilities Act after the company fired an employee with Down syndrome, the Mighty reports. Marlo Spaeth had worked at a Walmart in Milwaukee for 15 years. According to the EEOC, she was a good employee...

Rockettes’ Lack Of Black Dancers Uncovered: All-White Cast Was Artistically Desirable Until The Late 80s

The Rockettes were late in the game when it came to diversity. Although the dance troupe now has a few black dancers, it wasn’t that way until decades after segregation was outlawed and equal employment opportunities were the social norm. Show More Summary

Personal Appearance Discrimination

A serious contender I always include a case example on personal appearance discrimination in my workshops on Equal Employment Opportunity. Although such discrimination can sometimes fall under the coverage of disability or religiousShow More Summary

Media Bureau Seeks Comment On Broadcast EEO Petition

Earlier this week, two broadcasting companies petitioned the FCC to revise its Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) rules to allow broadcasters to rely on Internet recruitment sources when filling job openings. The Commission’s current...Show More Summary

SC: EEOC: Former Coast RTA Chief Fired Based on Race, Age

Nov. 23--The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found that former Coast RTA CEO Myers Rollins was fired in April 2014, in part, because he is black and because of his age, according to a letter of determination from the EEOC obtained by Th

Apple's diversity numbers haven't moved much in a year

It's been a year where tech companies have been pledging their fealty to the concept of diversity, but backed that up with very little action. Recode has unearthed a document that Apple sent to America's Equal Employment OpportunityShow More Summary

New Jersey May Ban Cat Declawing, EEOC Filed 40 Percent Fewer Cases, Return of the 'Liberaltarian'?: A.M. Links

2 months agoNews : Reason

Donald Trump says he'll require anyone who works on his transition team or in the coming Trump administration to agree not to work in lobbying for at least five years after leaving the government. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...Show More Summary

BREAKING: Federal Judge Rules That Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation is Illegal

Tonight, HRC praised the decision of a federal judge in Pittsburgh who sided with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) position that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects against discrimination based on sexual orientation. In the case of U.S. Show More Summary

Cop Brandee Compton’s Story of Sexual Discrimination at Her Police Department

3 months agoNews / Crime : True Crime Report

Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Compton says she was denied promotion despite scoring as well or better than male colleagues given better jobs. One possible reason: a superior who Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...Show More Summary

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements

Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defines harassment as any “offensive conduct that may include, but is notShow More Summary

Employee Wellness Programs Prompt AARP Lawsuit

3 months agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s rules allow employers to offer up to 30 percent off health insurance coverage for participants.

Wynn Las Vegas: Actions Of EEOC Are Frequently 'Irresponsible' And 'Ill-Conceived'

Wynn Las Vegas is arguing that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recent lawsuit against the casino/resort business ignores some basic facts. The suit, filed Sept. 16, accuses Wynn Las Vegas of discriminating against a disabled employee. It was one of three federal employment lawsuits filed against the company in [...]

McDonald's Workers Across the U.S. Plan Protests Against the Company's Sexual Harassment Problem

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Workers from 30 cities are planning a protest against McDonald’s this Thursday, in an attempt to draw attention to the 15 different cases of sexual harassment filed against the company with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in just the past month. Show More Summary

Black Burdens, White Wages, and the Persistence of Economic Inequality

(Photo: Shutterstock) T he Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently announced that beginning in March 2018, the agency plans to require employers with 100 or more employees to provide wage data broken down by race, gender, and ethnicity. Show More Summary

More Government Data Collection Is Another Knock on Workplace Flexibility

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ( EEOC ) just announced that, as of March 2018, some employers will be required to provide additional data on compensation, in an effort to help them identify pay discrimination and close the...Show More Summary

The Good Girls Revolt Trailer Shows the Dangers of Sexism and Sort-Of-True Stories

Amazon just released the trailer for their upcoming series Good Girls Revolt, a fictionalized drama based on Lynn Povich’s The Good Girls Revolt, about the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint filed by female staffers at Newsweek in 1970. Show More Summary

Court Rules That Denying People Jobs Because of Their Dreadlocks Is Legal

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

A company called Catastrophe Management Solutions has been fighting a lawsuit launched by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over whether or not they can discriminate against people with dreadlocks in their hiring process. They can. Read more...

Religious Freedom Law Protects Business Owner Who Fired Trans Woman, Judge Rules

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Religious freedom is a valid defense for a Michigan business owner who fired a trans woman after she asked to dress in accordance with her gender identity, a federal judge ruled Thursday. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which enforces federal anti-discrimination laws, had sued the business, R.G. Show More Summary

Gadsden flag kerfuffle

The other day, Eugene Volokh wrote in the pages of the Washington Post about the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s investigation into a complaint that a black Federal worker filed about a cap that a colleague wore to his federal job which had the Gadsden flag displayed on it. The complainant charges that he’s offended by […]

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