The Houston-area daycare workers who were fired for refusing to accept a transgender child have filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
In memoriam of civil rights attorney and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission chair Jacqueline Berrien and of Joshua DeShaney, he of the “Poor Joshua!” Supreme Court dissent. This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.
Since the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 [PDF 2,230 KB] was released in late July, representatives of 10 federal agencies plus the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have been working within their departments as well as collaboratively across agencies to identify the action steps that will be taken to implement the Strategy. In addition, the Department...
Photography by Ryan Pfluger in Brooklyn on September 10, 2015. Hair and Makeup: Angela DiCarlo. Chai Feldblum has been commissioner of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission since 2010, but 2015 was a red-letter year, the culmination...Show More Summary
"I urge all Americans to embrace the talents and skills that individuals with disabilities bring to our workplaces and communities and to promote the right to equal employment opportunity for all people." - President Barack Obama, October...Show More Summary
Planning a trip. It will be a good time to wrap up some projects in addition to the main purpose: conducting a workshop on Equal Employment Opportunity. What goes into the briefcases is important. Billing items, an audit checklist, and...Show More Summary
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has begun interviewing female directors as its investigation into discrimination against female film and TV directors is officially underway. First up was director Maria Giese, whoShow More Summary
A Virginia man says he’s been fired as the top administrator of a Catholic-affiliated nursing home because he’s gay and in a same-sex marriage, and he’s filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. John Murphy...Show More Summary
In May, the ACLU asked state and federal governments to investigate the hiring practices that leave women with only a minuscule fraction of directing jobs. Now the Ffderal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is taking them up on it: According to Deadline, the EEOC will start interviewing female directors next week... More »
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has officially launched an investigation looking into the lack of female directors working in Hollywood. The LA Times reports government officials have already requested interviewsShow More Summary
Deadline reports the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has set up interviews with dozens of female directors next week, the first step in determining the extent of the issue, and how to fix it. …Read More
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will begin interviewing dozens of female directors next week in an effort to see what action, if any, it should take to combat discrimination against female film and TV directors. A...Show More Summary
Louann Clem of Trenton, New Jersey, is suing her and her husband Rich's former employee, Case Pork Roll Co., claiming that he was fired for farting too much. Both the Clems complained to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), but her case was dismissed so she decided to sue while her husband's EEOC complaint is pending. Show More Summary
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has begun contacting women directors to investigate gender discrimination in Hollywood. The government agency, which is following up on a request from the ACLU in May, has sent letters to as many as 50 women directors, according to one of the directors...
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the franchise in Sheridan, Ind. fired the employee after he told his boss that he is HIV-positive. read more
A Subway restaurant in central Indiana has been hit with a federal lawsuit for firing an employee who revealed he was HIV-positive, reports Indianapolis TV station WTHR. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing for back pay as well as punitive damages. Show More Summary
It's time for an agenda that includes equal employment opportunity, a living wage, and policies that promote retirement security and entrepreneurship.
Not cool if true, guys. The federal government's Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued a small-town Subway in Indiana because it allegedly fired a worker who told his superiors he was HIV-positive. According to the full wrongful-termination...Show More Summary
An Indiana Subway franchise is being sued in federal court by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for firing an employee for being HIV-positive. Stay classy, Indiana. Read more...
The suit is being filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Subway has had a tough go of it lately. The sandwich mega-chain is now facing a lawsuit from a former employee who says he was fired for being HIV-positive, reports Fox 59 in Indianapolis. Show More Summary