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EEOC Sues Correct Care Solutions for Disability Discrimination

Posted on Thursday November 19, 2015

Correct Care Solutions, LLC, a Kansas corporation that provides medical services to incarcerated people in correctional institutions nationwide, discriminated against an employee with a disability when it forced her to take medical leave and then unlawfully discharged her, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

EEOC Revela Informe De Rendimiento para el Año Fiscal 2015

Posted on Thursday November 19, 2015

La Comisión Para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC) logró resultados récord en sus esfuerzos del cumplimento de la ley durante el año fiscal 2015, que terminó el 30 de septiembre, la agencia informó en su Informe de Desempeño y Rendición de Cuentas anual publicado hoy.

EEOC Issues Fiscal Year 2015 Performance Report

Posted on Thursday November 19, 2015

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) achieved record results in its enforcement efforts during fiscal year 2015, which ended Sept. 30, the agency reported in its annual Performance and Accountability Report published today.

Hoeganaes Corporation Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted on Wednesday November 18, 2015

Hoeganaes Corporation will pay $47,500 and furnish other significant equitable relief to resolve a lawsuit for disability discrimination filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. 

Kroger to Pay $42,500 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

Posted on Friday November 13, 2015

Major nationwide retail grocery store chain Kroger Limited Partnership I, Delta Division will pay $42,500 as part of the settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) the agency announced today.

Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority Discriminated Against Pregnant Female Officers, U.S. EEOC & U.S. DOJ Found

Posted on Tuesday November 10, 2015

Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (TBTA), the law enforcement division of the TBTA Operating Force, will pay $206,500 and furnish other relief to resolve charges of pregnancy discrimination brought by female Bridge and Tunnel Operating Force Officers (BTOFOs), the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), announced today.

EEOC, Ecuador Firman Acuerdo de Asociación

Posted on Tuesday November 10, 2015

La Comisión para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC, por sus siglas en inglés) y la República del Ecuador hoy se comprometieron a trabajar juntos para combatir la discriminación en el empleo. En una ceremonia en la sede de la EEOC en Washington, la Presidenta de la EEOC, Jenny R. Yang y el Embajador del Ecuador, Francisco Borja Cevallos, firmaron un Acuerdo Nacional de Entendimiento (MOU, por sus siglas en inglés) estableciendo una asociación entre los consulados locales y las oficinas de campo de la EEOC en todo el país.

EEOC, Ecuador Sign Partnership Agreement

Posted on Tuesday November 10, 2015

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Republic of Ecuador today committed to work together to combat employment discrimination. In a ceremony at EEOC’s Washington, D.C. headquarters, EEOC Chair Jenny R. Yang and Ecuadorian Ambassador Francisco Borja Cevallos signed a national Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) creating a partnership between local consulates and EEOC field offices nationwide.

EEOC Joins Office of U.S. Attorney, Bar Association and U.S. District Court in Continuing Legal Education Seminar

Posted on Monday November 09, 2015

The Memphis District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will join several other government and educational entities in a continuing legal education seminar (CLE) on Nov. 12 at the National Civil Rights Museum, the federal agency announced today. The CLE is titled Journey to Justice: The Role of Law in Affecting Social Change as Examined Through the Legacy of Constance Baker Motley, Advocate and Jurist.

NY Times EEOC News

A Criminal Record and a Fair Shot at a Job

Posted on Wednesday November 11, 2015

An arrest should not be a life sentence of joblessness. Ban the box to lower rates of recidivism, and give Americans the fresh start they need.

Paid Leave for Moms and Dads: Reporter’s Notebook

Posted on Wednesday September 16, 2015

Noam Scheiber offers insight into his article on Time Warner’s settlement with a former CNN correspondent who said the company’s parental leave policy discriminated against fathers.

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Has the Fifth Circuit Opened the Door for Potential Liability of Staffing Companies?

Posted on Wednesday August 26, 2015

In Burton v. Freescale Semiconductor Inc. and Manpower of Texas, LP, No. 14-50944, — F.3d —-, 2015 WL 4742174 (5th Cir. Aug. 10, 2015), the Fifth Circuit reversed the district court’s grant of summary judgment for two employers in a staff-leasing/joint-employer relationship. The Fifth Circuit’s New Test for Staffing Company Liability. In Burton, the Fifth… Continue Reading

EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch: When Religion and Fashion Collide

Posted on Monday June 08, 2015

On June 1, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court, in an 8-1 decision, ruled in favor of a 17-year-old practicing Muslim, Samantha Elauf, who applied for a job at retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, but was denied employment because the black headscarf she wore in connection with her religion (known as a “hijab”) did not conform to… Continue Reading

Supreme Court Refs Call Foul on EEOC, NBA Playoff Edition

Posted on Wednesday April 29, 2015

The heads of officiating at the Supreme Court called a technical foul on the EEOC for being too Cavalier about its obligation to conciliate before lacing up its Converse All-Stars and heading to court. Mach Mining v. EEOC (April 29, 2015). The need for judicial instant replay arose when a woman applied for a coal… Continue Reading

Court Dismisses EEOC’s Attack on Severance Agreements, But Not on the Merits

Posted on Monday October 13, 2014

The EEOC’s lawsuit against CVS, which alleged that the company’s severance agreements were impermissibly restrictive, has been dismissed, but not for the reasons employers would have hoped. EEOC v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc., No. 1:14-cv-863 (N.D. Ill. Oct. 7, 2014). On October 7, 2014, Judge Darrah released the Court’s written opinion granting summary judgment to CVS,… Continue Reading

Thirty Years of Law in Thirty-Some Pages: The EEOC’s New Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued its “Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues.” It was no minor undertaking. According to the EEOC’s Questions and Answers about the Guidance, it “updates prior guidance on this subject in light of legal developments over the past thirty years.” This Guidance comes as little surprise.… Continue Reading