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Rosebud Restaurants To Pay $160,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment And Retaliation Lawsuit

Posted on Monday October 15, 2018

Rosebud Restaurants, Inc. will pay $160,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The EEOC’s lawsuit charged Rosebud, which owns approximately nine Italian restaurants in the Chicagoland area, with violating federal civil rights laws when it subjected two women to sexual harassment, and fired one of the women after she complained about the harassment and objected to employees referring to African-Americans by racial slurs.

EEOC Sues Appalachian Wood Products, Inc. For Disability Discrimination

Posted on Tuesday October 09, 2018

Appalachian Wood Products, Inc., a Clearfield, Pa.-based major supplier of cabinet components to the kitchen and bath industry, violated federal law when it subjected applicants to unlawful medical inquiries and refused to hire qualified applicants based on their disability or medical treatment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit announced today.

New 'Digest of EEO Law' Issued by EEOC

Posted on Tuesday October 09, 2018

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the latest edition of its federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (EEO Digest), which is available on the EEOC’s website.

EEOC Publica Datos De Acoso Sexual Preliminares Del Año Fiscal 2018

Posted on Thursday October 04, 2018

La Comisión Para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC, por sus siglas en inglés) de EE. UU. anunció hoy los datos preliminares sobre el acoso sexual en el año fiscal 2018, destacando su importante trabajo el año fiscal pasado para abordar el problema generalizado del acoso en el lugar de trabajo. Lo que debes saber: EEOC lidera el camino para prevenir el acoso laboral reconoce los hitos clave de la agencia para hacer cumplir activamente la ley, educar y capacitar a los trabajadores y empleadores, y compartir su experiencia en nuevas soluciones para reducir la conducta de acoso en el lugar de trabajo.

Mariscos Altata Pagara $220,000 Para Resolver Demanda Por La EEOC Por Acoso Sexual Y Por Edad, Y Represalias

Posted on Thursday October 04, 2018

El restaurant en Phoenix Francisco Fine Foods LLC, haciendo negocios como Mariscos Altata, acordó en pagar $220,000 y proporcionar otro alivio para resolver una demanda por discriminación laboral presentada por la Comisión Para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo de los Estados Unidos (EEOC), la agencia federal anuncio hoy. La EEOC acuso al restaurant de acoso sexual severo, discriminación por edad y represalias contra un grupo de mujeres.

EEOC Releases Preliminary FY 2018 Sexual Harassment Data

Posted on Thursday October 04, 2018

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced preliminary FY 2018 sexual harassment data today - highlighting its significant work this past fiscal year to address the pervasive problem of workplace harassment. What You Should Know: EEOC Leads the Way in Preventing Workplace Harassment recognizes key milestones of the agency to actively enforce the law, to educate and train workers and employers, and to share its expertise on new solutions to reduce harassing conduct in the workplace.

EEOC Sues Prewitt Enterprises and Desoto Marine for Race Discrimination

Posted on Wednesday October 03, 2018

Prewitt Enterprises, Inc., doing business as B&P Enterprises, and Desoto Marine, LLC violated federal law by subjecting African-American employees to a hostile work environment and discrimination because of their race, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed on September 28.

EEOC Sues the Highlands of Memphis And Related Entities for Disability Discrimination

Posted on Wednesday October 03, 2018

The Highlands of Memphis, LLC and other current or former owners, operators, and/or managers of a nursing home located at 3549 Norriswood Avenue in Memphis violated federal law when they fired an employee because of her disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced on Sept. 28.

Magneti Marelli Sued by EEOC For Sexual Harassment

Posted on Wednesday October 03, 2018

Magneti Marelli of Tennessee, LLC, an international exterior lighting manufacturer for the automotive industry d/b/a Magneti Marelli, violated federal law when it failed to address complaints of sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed September 28th.

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Feeling Left Out at an Extremely Chummy Workplace

Posted on Friday July 27, 2018

A woman doesn’t want her male colleagues to touch her at work, yet their constant “bro contact” with one another makes her feel almost left out. How should she deal with it?

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Lessons Learned From the EEOC’s First Parental Leave Lawsuit

Posted on Monday August 20, 2018

In the U.S., many employers’ parental-leave programs prioritize birth mothers and offer limited benefits to fathers, adoptive parents, foster parents and LGBT parents. In 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued Enforcement Guidance for Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues, which includes parental leave policies. However, not all employers have followed this guidance. Consequently, just...… Continue Reading

EEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance On National Origin Discrimination

Posted on Thursday December 01, 2016

On Nov. 21, 2016, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued updated enforcement guidance on national origin discrimination for the first time in 14 years. Some may speculate whether this has anything to do with increased ethnic tensions in the wake of the presidential campaign and election results. Some also recognize that in...… Continue Reading

Drawing the Line on Leave Policies for Employees With Disabilities

Posted on Thursday August 04, 2016

Within the past three months, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has secured nearly $9 million from companies that have committed violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by discriminating against and firing employees with disabilities who requested medical leave or exhausted their allotted medical leave to address those disabilities. For example, on...… Continue Reading

New EEOC Equal Pay Reporting Proposal

Posted on Monday February 08, 2016

On January 29, 2016, the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced its proposed addition of pay data to currently required EEO-1 reports. The announcement has been the subject of much speculation for employers and attorneys, with many dreading an additional layer of administrative expenses for...… Continue Reading