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FBI's liaison to Congress cited for misconduct in Nevada

The former top federal prosecutor in Nevada has been cited for misconduct in an 8-year-old sex discrimination case. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission determined earlier this year that a … Click to Continue »

The President, the Senate, and the EEOC

There are five commissioner slots on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. At present, only one is a Republican; three are Democrats, and there is one vacancy. In two days, on July 1, there will be another vacancy, because...Show More Summary

Hollywood's gender problem is really a mom problem

In 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission began investigating allegations of Hollywood’s systematic discriminatory hiring practices against female directors. By February of this year, the major Hollywood studios were in settlement talks with the EEOC, according to the website Deadline...

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Orders LGBT Protections Reinstated To Employment Policy Statement

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The Washington Post reports: The Commerce Department has removed language from its annual equal opportunity statement barring discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, prompting a protest from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists. Show More Summary

SHAMEFUL: Commerce Department Removes LGBTQ Employees From EEO Statement

Today, HRC issued the below statement following the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision to exclude sexual orientation and gender identity in their 2017 Equal Employment Opportunity statement: “Yet again, we see the Trump/Pence Administration actively seeking to undermine rights for LGBTQ people,” said David Stacy, HRC Government Affairs Director. Show More Summary

EEOC lawsuit: Nebraska bank violated federal equal pay law

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a Nebraska bank it says violated federal law by paying a woman less than it paid a man for the same work. The … Click to Continue »

Soko is the distributed manufacturing company we've all been waiting for

via Anna Waldman-Brown at MIT Scaling Development Ventures Conference: Ella Peinovich - CEO of Soko Soko employs technology to empower and provide equal access to opportunity for marginalized artisans. Our supply chain innovation uses...Show More Summary

How Our Favorite Shows Share A Glimpse of What It's Like For #BlackWomenAtWork

A recent report from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, revealed only 93 black female executives are in advertising, PR and related agencies with more than 100 people, out of 8,734 total executives. This is just one of the many industries which lack black women’s presence in top positions. Show More Summary

The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Finally Has a Better Contract, But Not Equal Pay

More than a year after filing a wage discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. women’s national soccer team has agreed to a new set of wages in a collective bargaining agreement with the U.S....Show More Summary

Hispanic-Owned Businesses Dominate Bids For Trump's 'Xenophobic' Border Wall

Trump's proposed border wall has been described by many of the left as everything from "xenophobic" to just plain "racist" and pretty much everything in between. That said, perhaps "equal opportunity employer" would be more accurateShow More Summary

Court Says EEOC Subpoena Overly Broad

Cutting away at a subpoena for being too broad, a federal appeals court turned back an investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling against the EEOC because the agency issued a subpoena that sought more information than justified by......

The ACLU Remembers Aileen Hernandez

Over her long and illustrious career, Aileen Hernandez was an eloquent defender of equality and justice for all. Aileen Hernandez, the first woman appointed to the Equal Employment Opportunity Council, co-founder of the National Organization...Show More Summary

HP's Attack on Equal Employment Opportunity

Center for Equal Opportunity: "Diversity Mandate to Partner Law Firms." ABA Journal has a related story. Evidence that truly vile policies can be dressed up in fine language. I wonder how many law firms will meekly comply.

Hollywood May Face Federal Lawsuit for Discriminating Against Women Directors

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According to a Deadline report, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is in "settlement talks" with the major Hollywood studios regarding systematic discrimination against women directors.

Women Directors Might Just Get the Hollywood Ending They Have Been Hoping For

The federal government and the major studios may be settling sex discrimination charges against women directors. This week, Deadline reported that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is in negotiations with the major movie...Show More Summary

EEOC Opens Registration for EXCEL Training Conference

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently opened registration for enrollment in its EXCEL Training Conference. The conference, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, will be held in Chicago, Illinois on June 27-29. From the EEOC's press release on the...

Female Directors Worry Donald Trump’s EEOC Picks Could Stall Hollywood Probe

EXCLUSIVE: The ongoing reshuffling of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission could have dire consequences for female film and TV directors who've been hoping that the EEOC's ongoing investigation would address Hollywood's discriminatory...Show More Summary

Is the EEOC Backing Out of an LGBTQ Lawsuit?

In 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) took on the case of Aimee (formerly Anthony) Stephens, who R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes fired after Stephens announced that he would be transitioning to she. The funeral...Show More Summary

Due to “Administration-Related Changes,” the EEOC Is Withdrawing from a Trans Rights Case

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is preparing to withdraw from a trans discrimination case due to “Administration-related changes” at the agency, Slate has learned. For several years, the EEOC has represented Amiee Stephens in her lawsuit against her former employer, a funeral home. Show More Summary

Victoria A. Lipnic Appointed Acting EEOC Chair

Earlier this week, President Trump appointed Victoria A. Lipnic as acting chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. From the EEOC press release: "[Acting Chair] Lipnic has served as an EEOC Commissioner since 2010, having been nominated to serve...

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