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Surprise! According to a New Report by the EEOC, Workplace Harassment Continues to Be a Horrific Problem

3 days agoLifestyle : xoJane

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission dropped a big flaming bag of poo on the American doorstep yesterday in the form of a damning and extensive report on workplace harassment. Of the 90,000 complaints the agency handled last year, one third were related to harassment on the job —... Continue reading

Harassment Is Still a Massive Problem in the American Workplace

On Monday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace released a comprehensive and startling report on harassment in the United States. Authored by EEOC Commissioners Chai...Show More Summary

NOW, turning 50, hails feminist gains but says the 'battle goes on'

Fifty years ago, when a small group of activists founded the National Organization for Women, the immediate issue that motivated them was sex discrimination in employment. They were irate that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was refusing to ban gender-specific “help wanted” ads. Typical...

Dallas Suburb Rejects Hate Group’s Bathroom Lie, Adds LGBT Protections

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The City Council in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, Texas, voted to add LGBT workers to the city’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy on Monday night, despite strong opposition from the hate group Texas Values. In a news release earlier Monday,… Read The post Dallas Suburb Rejects Hate Group’s Bathroom Lie, Adds LGBT Protections appeared first on Towleroad.

Court says USWNT bound by valid CBA, meaning they can't strike

The United States women's national team is bound by a collective bargaining agreement until December. Their Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint is still outstanding. The United States women's national team will not have the leverage of a potential strike in their upcoming collective bargaining agreement negotiations with U.S. Show More Summary

CRST Van Expedited v. EEOC

4 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Another unanimous loss for Obama, another trip to the dunking booth for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: my new Cato post on last week’s Supreme Court decision on the proper standard for awarding attorneys’ fees to prevailing defendants in Title VII employment discrimination cases. Show More Summary

CRST Van Expedited: Back To the Dunking Booth for the EEOC

Of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s record in court, I wrote last summer that  …it’s not easy to think of an agency to whose views federal courts nowadays give less deference than the EEOC. As I’ve noted in a series of posts,...Show More Summary

Tech is dominated by even more white dudes than the rest of the private sector

White dudes are disproportionately represented all across the United States work force, and there is even less diversity among jobs that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission labels "high tech." In a report released by the EEOC...Show More Summary

ASHG opposes revised EEOC regulations weakening genetic privacy

BETHESDA, MD - The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) opposes the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) newly revised Regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and under the Genetic Information...Show More Summary

Pilots Sue Frontier Airlines Over Breast Pumping at Work 

Earlier this week, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Colorado filed discrimination charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of four pilots for Frontier Airlines. The charges allege that four...Show More Summary

Hollywood Under Investigation For Gender Discrimination

It’s official Hollywood is under investigation for gender discrimination. According to the Associated Press, the ACLU and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs have been called to launch an investigation against Hollywood for discrimination. Show More Summary

Frontier Airlines Pilots Say They Were Prevented From Breastfeeding at Work

The ACLU has filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of four female pilots.

ACLU Commends Feds For Hollywood Gender Bias Probe

A year after it called on the U.S. government’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to investigate industrywide discrimination against women film and TV directors, the ACLU said today it is "encouraged by the scope of the government's...Show More Summary

EEOC expands its investigation into Hollywood gender bias

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has begun quietly expanding its investigation into gender discrimination in Hollywood. A year after the American Civil Liberties Union first urged government agencies to investigate a pattern of gender bias in the hiring of film and TV directors,...

HRC Holds Briefing on Discrimination Against LGBT People for Congressional Leaders

Yesterday, HRC and the LGBT Equality Caucus on Capitol Hill hosted a congressional staff briefing to outline recent decisions from Federal courts and interpretations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regarding discrimination...Show More Summary

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Hints They May Boycott the Olympics If Wage Demands Aren't Met

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

After filing a federal complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against U.S. Soccer over wage discrimination last month, the championship women’s team is considering a boycott of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer if their requests aren’t met. Read more...

Michigan Funeral Home Faces Court Battle for Barring Man From Dressing Like Woman

A Michigan-based funeral home is battling a lawsuit leveled by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over alleged mistreatment of a former transgender employee.

Eighth Circuit: obesity not a per se disability

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Another big courtroom defeat for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: “A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled this week that obesity is not a ‘disability’ within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities...Show More Summary

U.S. women’s soccer players could boycott Olympics over pay dispute

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

In announcing that they had filed a wage-discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission late last month, the five members of the U.S. women’s soccer team seemed to suggest that the move was in lieu of an actual boycott. “I think that’s why we’re here taking this action and filing this complaint,” Alex Morgan […]

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