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Six Questions for Trump’s EEOC Nominees: Will LGBT, Disability, and Women's Rights Be Protected?

Workers need the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to keep defending their rights. On Tuesday, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee will hold hearings for President Trump’s nominees to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  Trump has nominated Janet Dhillon and Daniel M. Show More Summary

Thanks, dudes! Mostly white male Congress votes down equal pay amendment

The amendment that would have safeguarded federal funding to administrate the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) equal pay data collection initiative was voted down by the House of Representatives 223-192. The proposal,...Show More Summary

Trump's pick for top civil rights post opposed equal pay act for women and transgender bathroom use

Shocker—Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. The Hill writes: Eric Dreiband, a former counsel at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under President George W. Bush, testified against...Show More Summary

Commission sues over pay inequality at Kansas restaurant

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing the former operator of a Kansas pizza restaurant that offered a higher wage to a 17-year-old boy than to a female applicant … Click to Continue »

Patriots have undrafted rookies for 14th straight year

When it comes to undrafted players, the New England Patriots are an equal opportunity employer        

Federal agency accuses Estee Lauder of discriminating against new dads

The federal agency whose job is to stop workplace discrimination has sued Estee Lauder Cos., alleging that new fathers at the beauty products maker get lesser benefits than their female colleagues. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday in Philadelphia...

Jeff Sessions is making a mess in states like Florida that lack LGBT employment protections

Two federal agencies are currently in open dispute over whether the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT Americans from discrimination. In recent years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has said it does. In July, the Justice Department, helmed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, declared that it doesn’t. Show More Summary

Ford is settling claims of alleged harassment for $10.1 million (F)

Ford will reportedly pay $10.1 million to settle charges of alleged sexual and racial harassment at two facilities located in the Chicago area, according to a report from the Detroit News. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...Show More Summary

Ford to pay up to $10.1M to settle harassment allegations

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says it found evidence that employees at two plants subjected female and black workers to harassment.        

EEOC lawsuits allege sex discrimination in physical ability tests

Three different cases. Three different theories of gender discrimination. But one common thread – an old school presumption that certain blue-collar jobs are a “man’s work.” The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) has filed suit against three U.S. employers for sex discrimination in hiring. The lawsuits allege overt bias against female job candidates in the […]

Wal-Mart Found Guilty Of “Harassment & Intimidation” Of Trans Employee

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Jessica Shyne Robison brought her case to the Equality Employment Opportunity Commission, who ruled in her favor.

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

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