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1. Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors
(Compensation and Benefits )
... workers as a way to circumvent laws enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC protects the workplace civil rights of employees, including prohibitions of employment discrimination ...
Created on 11 October 2016
2. EEOC Releases New Online Resource Center for Small Businesses
(Business / Client Dev / Marketing)
... Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released today a new online resource center designed to help small business owners comply with the laws enforced by EEOC. The Small Business Resource Center (SBRC), ...
Created on 27 September 2016
3. It's embarrassing to be a Recruiter today. Recruiters Really Suck! A recruiter's Perspective
... landmark webinar event – "EEOC Discrimination Debate." This event featured senior members of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and staffing industry experts discussing ...
Created on 18 August 2016
4. How Legal Hazards Occur in the Recruiting and staffing Placement Process
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... 20+ steps in the recruiting process, and of those 20 steps the EEOC, Department of Labor, and many of the other Employment Regulatory Agencies do oversee what we do on a day to day basis. Writing a job ...
Created on 08 June 2016
5. When Background Checks Backfire
(Compliance and Legal)
... Commission (EEOC) placed “eliminating barriers in recruitment and hiring” as its top priority in its most recent “Strategic Enforcement Plan” (“The Plan”).  The Plan, approved for Fiscal Years 2013 ...
Created on 08 June 2016
6. Five Due Diligence Question Asked in Every Interview
(Compliance and Legal)
... make sure the applicant understands that he or she has signed a release and this process is standard company policy. (One caveat — The 2012 EEOC Guidance suggested: “As a best practice, and consistent ...
Created on 08 June 2016
7. Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know to protect themselves legally
(Compliance and Legal)
... (including family medical history); and age (40 or older). These laws are enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). In addition, when you run background checks through a company ...
Created on 08 June 2016
8. Questions and Answers Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures - UGESP
(Compliance and Legal)
... to enforcement actions as defined in Section 16 of the Guidelines. Enforcement actions include only court enforcement actions and other similar proceedings as defined in Section 16I. The EEOC administrative ...
Created on 25 May 2016
9. What You Should Know: Questions and Answers about the EEOC and High School Diploma Requirements
(Compliance and Legal)
Background:  On November 17, 2011, the EEOC issued an informal discussion letter about how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to qualification standards for jobs.  The letter ...
Created on 20 April 2016
10. Apple Orchard Method of Candidate Development - the advantage of networking
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... ability to build great organizations.   Karen was a co-creator of the landmark webinar event – "EEOC Discrimination Debate." This event featured senior members of the Equal Employment ...
Created on 07 April 2016
11. The college degree is a useless overqualification
(Testing And Assessment)
... this ..... A while ago a friend of mine at the EEOC and I had a conversation  along the lines of adverse impact, not only on Race,but also on Age.., we noted that only about 25 - of Baby ...
Created on 26 August 2014
12. Time’s up, pencils down: EEOC final fiscal year end filing totals provide surprises and insight
(General HR)
“Here we go again.” It is the collective groan heard from employers across the country as they braced for the annual EEOC’s fiscal-year-end filing campaign. With 48 EEOC-initiated ...
Created on 03 October 2013
13. Liabilities Lurking -- The Interplay of FMLA and ADA
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
...     The significance of this point is made more evident as a result of a series of EEOC Charges – all resulting in employer liability - that bring clarity around the important ...
Created on 01 October 2013
14. Government Shutdown - what can you do, and what's not available?
(News Articles)
... would be affected are available here. Department of Labor Shutdown Information eeoc shutdown contingency ...
Created on 01 October 2013
15. It’s the final countdown: How the government shutdown affects labor and employment law
(General HR)
... matters with any federal agencies, expect for them to be on hold. Please remember is that while the EEOC and other agencies might be temporarily out of business, the laws that they enforce are not. ---------------------------------------- ...
Created on 01 October 2013
16. EEOC Holds Both Staffing Firms and Staffing Clients Responsible Under EEO Laws
(Compliance and Legal)
Recently, the EEOC filed a lawsuit against Hire Dynamics, a staffing firm (click here for the EEOC press release).  According to the complaint, after a Hire Dynamics employee filed a charge of ...
Created on 23 September 2013
17. Five Ways to Avoid Disparate Impact in Pre-Employment Background Checks
(Compliance and Legal)
If your company’s pre-employment testing process for new hires includesbackground checks and credit reports, please heed warning. The EEOC warns against using credit reports in employment-based ...
Created on 19 September 2013
18. EEOC wins LandMark Transgender Case
(News Articles)
Rapid City Market to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Finding of Discrimination Against Transgender Employee Well-Performing Employee Fired Because of Gender Identity, Agency Charged MINNEAPOLIS ...
Created on 17 September 2013
19. Will Homelessness Be the Next Protected Class?
(News Articles)
... Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has yet to issue guidance as to whether discrimination against the homeless is prohibited. In recent months, a number of facially neutral policies have come under ...
Created on 11 September 2013
20. Supervisors, Managers, and Contractors – Oh My!
(Consulting and Outsourcing)
... The Team member brings a civil rights complaint with the EEOC and the State Department of Labor, citing the company as his “employer” and the Team Lead as his “Manager”.  The remark was not reported ...
Created on 10 September 2013
21. Would you hire a homeless person? It may surprise you to learn that discrimination against the homeless may be unlawful — regardless of whether your state or the federal government has expressly prohibited this practice. If this is the case, could common
(News Articles)
... Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has yet to issue guidance as to whether discrimination against the homeless is prohibited. In recent months, a number of facially neutral policies have come under ...
Created on 10 September 2013
22. When you have been out of work for a while.
(Career / Personal Development)
... rarely look to this rich resource for jobs. Many companies post the free job openings to comply with the EEOC mandate for the 3-5 day public posting of positions. The state not only supplies job listings ...
Created on 08 September 2013
23. Frequently Asked Questions about Protection for Religious Clothing or Hairstyles in California
(Compliance and Legal)
... the FEHA and the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) team up to answer the question “Is this discrimination” relating to tattoos: You start working in ...
Created on 03 September 2013
24. Behavior is the mirror that shows our image
(Org Development)
... can perform the duties of the position. Since this has been all over the web, are they still lily to be the preferred employer? I receive the RSS feed every day from the EEOC regarding legal actions ...
Created on 02 September 2013
25. Former EEOC GC on Background Checks when making Hiring Decisions
(News Articles)
... and male job applicants. The EEOC said in a September 2009 compliant that the event-services company used discriminatory hiring criteria against minorities by looking at the credit history of some ...
Created on 30 August 2013
26. EEOC Says Office Manager Used Security Cameras to Ogle Female Subordinate's Breasts
(News Articles)
EEOC Lawsuit Challenges Sexual Harassment at Davis Typewriter Company MINNEAPOLIS - A Worthington, Minn., office furniture and office supply company violated federal civil rights laws by permitting ...
Created on 28 August 2013
27. Firing At-Will Employees: Legal Limitations
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... discrimination.  The EEOC will investigate your claim and, perhaps, make an effort on your behalf to reach an accommodation between you and your employer.  If that effort fails, you will be issued ...
Created on 26 August 2013
28. EEOC loses battle (but not war) on discriminatory background checks
(News Articles)
... a privately-held event-management company, with violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act through its use of credit and criminal background checks.  According to the EEOC’s complaint, the ...
Created on 26 August 2013
29. Court Dismisses EEOC’s Background Check Lawsuit Based On Its Reliance On “Laughable” And “Unreliable” Expert Report Filled Of “Errors and Analytical Fallacies”
(News Articles)
In a scathing opinion issued today in EEOC v. Freeman, No. 09-CV-2573 (D. Md. Aug. 9, 2013), Judge Roger Titus of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland dismissed a nationwide pattern ...
Created on 19 August 2013
30. SCOTUS Defines "Supervisor" For Title VII Cases as One Who Can Take Tangible Employment Actions
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... an employer's liability to supervisors who have the power to “hire, fire, demote, promote, transfer, or discipline” the victim. Not surprisingly, the EEOC’s Enforcement Guidance followed ...
Created on 30 June 2013
31. Did the EEOC really say that silence is NOT golden?
(Compliance and Legal)
This past August, the Buffalo field office of the EEOC opined that a company must not prevent employees involved in an ongoing internal investigation of harassment from discussing it. Almost immediately, ...
Created on 24 June 2013
32. Facebook posts as evidence of retaliation
(Social Media)
... Facebook page: “anyone know a good EEOC lawyer? need one now.” At his deposition, Deneau’s branch manager testified that he saw the comment on her Facebook page and faxed it to the division ...
Created on 11 June 2013
33. Use of the Internet for Recruiting and Screening Can Lead to Lawsuits for Failure to Hire
(Compliance and Legal)
... passed over for consideration, the question arises of how anyone would even know they were the victim of discrimination. First, the EEOC has made it clear that discrimination rules apply to recruiting. ...
Created on 29 April 2013
34. Employees, Candidates, Employment Background Checks and Credit Reports Know your rights
(Career / Personal Development)
... a job. Some employers might say not to apply if you have a criminal record. That could be discrimination. If this happens to you, contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) at 1-800-669-4000. ...
Created on 02 April 2013
35. Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
(Surveys & White Papers)
EEOC Enforcement Guidance SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, ...
Created on 20 January 2013
(Surveys & White Papers)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC or Commission) Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2012 - 2016 directed the Commission to develop a Strategic Enforcement ...
Created on 26 December 2012
37. Five reasons why every employer CAN afford harassment training
(General HR)
... time on that subject than we used to. We also place more emphasis now on harassment based on race, national origin, religion, age, and disability. Over the years, the EEOC has placed increasing emphasis ...
Created on 19 November 2012
38. Employee Handbook :Sample Policies
(General HR)
... Washington, DC 20507, 1-800-669-4000 or   Additional policies to consider include:   Employee Performance and Evaluations Employment Records Employment Reference ...
Created on 31 October 2012
39. Do I really have to hire an Ex-Convict? A guide to hiring Felons.
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... with any criminal history are going to struggle to find talent for their organization.   Add to this the “Ban the Box” movement and the recent EEOC press release on this subject ...
Created on 20 July 2012
40. HR Directors Thrown Under the Bus by yet another Federal Appeals Court
(General HR)
... of Appeals.  See Hatmaker v. Memorial Med. Ctr., 619 F.3d 741, 746-47 (7th Cir. 2010); EEOC v. Total Sys. Servs, 221 F.3d 1171, 1174 (11th Cir. 2000); Vasconcelos v. Meese, 907 F.2d 111, 113 (9th ...
Created on 24 May 2012
41. Legal Issues That Could Cause Trouble For Your Staffing Business
(Consulting and Outsourcing)
... In some cases, staffing companies are leveraged by clients as a way to outsource tests or screening functions that may create EEOC issues for them. However, staffing companies must resist pressure from ...
Created on 21 May 2012
(Compliance and Legal)
... acceptable employees while avoiding discriminatory and desperate hiring practices when considering arrest and conviction information.   Recently, the EEOC issued updated enforcement guidance ...
Created on 01 May 2012
43. Will EEOC Target Employer use of Credit Reports for Screening Applicants?
(Compliance and Legal)
... to an EEOC press release, was to gather information on the practice of using credit histories as employment screening devices, a practice that “could unfairly exclude” some people from job ...
Created on 11 April 2012
44. White Paper : The African-American Labor Force in the Recovery
(Surveys & White Papers)
...  19In addition to OFCCP, other agencies outside of the Department enforce non-discrimination requirements. Namely, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing ...
Created on 12 March 2012
45. Is that question Legal?
(Compliance and Legal)
... and state EEO laws, very few questions are prohibited from being asked.* (questions regarding disability are expressly prohibited ).  But, even with that being said, the EEOC ‘s main responsibility ...
Created on 28 February 2012
46. Facts About Employment Rights of Immigrants
Employment Rights of Immigrants Under Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws Immigrants are protected from employment discrimination by laws enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). ...
Created on 22 February 2012
47. Equality Undercover - An inside view of Chicago's covert struggle to root out job discrimination.
(Surveys & White Papers)
... Lodder knew that only six percent of complaints to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission related to hiring. The EEOC – the federal agency charged with enforcing fair hiring laws under Title ...
Created on 31 January 2012
48. Are You Needlessly over-qualifying candidates? Need help to legally identify better skills?
(Testing And Assessment)
... beliefs and opinions; Their Personal Wants, rather than focusing on what is actually Needed to get the Job done.    The EEOC and DOL often challenge these types of superfluous qualifications; ...
Created on 20 January 2012
49. Improve Employee Engagement - Prevention and Retention is the Key
... was a co-creator of the landmark webinar event – “EEOC Discrimination Debate.” This event featured senior members of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and staffing industry ...
Created on 17 January 2012
50. Hell hath no fury like a government agency scorned
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... investigations by the DOL, EDD, OFCCP, DFEH, EEOC and other state and local agencies. Jim also devotes a significant portion of his practice to counseling clients and developing measures to prevent litigation ...
Created on 30 December 2011
51. Authors and Bios
... Edward, Edwards, EEOC, Eric, Eskenazi, FBI, Feldman, Fisher, Ford, Francis, Frank, FCC, FTC, George, Gerry, Gerard, Giles, Gionta, Glenn, Grant, Greco, Greg, Gutman, Haberman, hand, hall, Hausner, Heather, ...
Created on 19 December 2011
52. Ann E. Employee v. You: Personal Liability and the HR Professional
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
Whether you work in human resources, or simply read the newspaper, it’s easy to recognize the frequency with which employers get sued. In 2004, the EEOC recovered $251.7 million on behalf of complainants ...
Created on 11 December 2011
53. The Company Holiday Party: HR’s Role as “Party Planner”
... Company Holy-Day Party: Be wary of religious discrimination issues. While the EEOC and courts take the position that certain holiday decorations are secular in nature (i.e., wreaths, Christmas trees, ...
Created on 04 December 2011
54. Flu Season: An Outbreak of Issues for Employers.
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... Commission (EEOC) stresses the importance of protecting employees who have medical or religious reasons to refuse a vaccination. Having a mandatory vaccination policy opens up employers to claims under ...
Created on 14 October 2011
55. Is your dress code policy Fair and Compliant?
(Compliance and Legal)
... against their employees. The EEOC upholds laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that prohibits discrimination and ensures that employers must make reasonable accommodations for employees ...
Created on 11 October 2011
56. But what if she had worn a mini-skirt with her hijab?
(General HR)
... the EEOC taking action against Abercrombie for purportedly terminating an employee who refused to remove her hijab.  Allegedly, Abercrombie did not accommodate the employee’s religious beliefs and allow ...
Created on 06 October 2011
57. To guarantee an employment lawsuit, just follow these five "worst practices"
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... death. If you lose the unemployment case at the hearing stage, appeal it as far as you can go -- that will help your ex-employee learn to do better at his next job. 2. The EEOC is offering to mediate? ...
Created on 12 September 2011
58. Should Employers Use Arrest and Conviction Records of Job Applicants for Hiring Decisions or Do Criminal Background Checks Discriminate against Ex-Offenders?
On July 26, 2011, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Government agency that enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination,held a meeting that examined the use ...
Created on 15 August 2011
59. 6 ways to avoid being the EEOC's next hiring "test case"
(Compliance and Legal)
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently held a meeting with "a battery of experts" on disparate treatment in hiring. According to the EEOC, hiring discrimination ...
Created on 13 July 2011
60. Applicant Screening based upon Bankruptcy History
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... a false sense of security which could cause their hiring decisions to be at odds with the EEOC’s long-held stance on the legality of considering certain data in making hiring decisions. The ...
Created on 07 July 2011
61. Are attending job fairs still useful for employers and job seekers in this electronic age of resume posting? (Part One – Advantages for Employers)
(General HR)
... resumes – especially in the defense industry.  There is a law enforced by the OFCCP, EEOC, and DOL agencies driving this decision. Any hard copy resume accepted (in a job fair) is a ‘considered ...
Created on 28 June 2011
62. 6 Tips to Prevent Employment fraud and theft in Your Workplace
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... noting, that the law varies from state to state on whether a private employer can consider an applican's criminal history in making hiring decisions. Check with your local EEOC office for the laws in ...
Created on 28 June 2011
63. For Recruiters - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Part I – One Lawyer's effort to summarize the issues which Trouble you most
(Compliance and Legal)
... a woman or minority for a specific position. Often, the client can attract plenty of white males for a position, so it only wants to pay a fee for women or minorities. However, the EEOC has taken the position ...
Created on 22 April 2011
64. "Notorious Nine" mistakes by employers in dealing with the EEOC
(Compliance and Legal)
... think the EEOC is being adversarial every time it asks you for information. Often, when the EEOC asks for more information, it is 99 percent ready to throw out the charge (that is, to find in the company's ...
Created on 18 March 2011
65. 7 Costly Legal Myths in Contractor Workforce Management
(Compliance and Legal)
... worker status. Employment discrimination: the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) applies a test based on the “right to control the means and manner of worker’s performance” federal employment ...
Created on 31 January 2011
66. EEOC issues Opinion Letter on Disparate Impact of Education (College Degree) Requirements
On March 29, 2010 the "'The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission" -  EEOC issued an Opinion Letter in response to a question posed to their offices, whether requiring a Master's ...
Created on 09 January 2011
67. Uniform Guidelines of the Employment Selection Process - UGESP
(Testing And Assessment)
... be added at the end of the agency citation. For example, section 6A of these guidelines could be cited for EEOC as follows: "Section 6A,Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures (1978); 43 FR ...
Created on 15 December 2010
68. Alcohol And The Workplace
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... ADA does not further define these terms, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) ADA regulations implementing Title I and the ADA's legislative history, two significant sources of guidance, ...
Created on 21 November 2010
69. Candidate rights in the Recruiting and Hiring Process
... professional conduct and ability to build great organizations.   Karen was a co-creator of the landmark webinar event – "EEOC Discrimination Debate." This event featured senior ...
Created on 08 November 2010
70. Background Checks, Staffing Vendors, Co-employment, and Lawsuits
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... how are decisions to be made? The use of automated pass/fail criteria by a staffing vendor or PEO are increasingly becoming a potential EEOC issue, since it can have the affect of discrimination against ...
Created on 02 November 2010
71. Crossing the Line: The Ninth Circuit’s Guidelines for Flirting at Work
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... to see whether they might have a romantic relationship, or straightforwardly propositioned him for sex, and then quit when he clearly told her no, the EEOC would not have shown enough evidence to survive ...
Created on 23 September 2010
72. The Recruiters Lounge3
Recruiters Lounge 3 Previous / Next     Go To Pages:  Home- 1- 2- 3- 4 - Last   TransferData/JimStd/3 Previous ...
Created on 15 August 2010
73. The Recruiters Lounge2
Previous / Next  Go To Pages:  Home- 1- 2- 3- 4 - Last TransferData/JimStd/2  Previous / Next Go To Pages:  Home- 1- 2- 3- 4 - Last ...
Created on 11 August 2010
74. Employer's Guide to Discrimination: Fair Wages and The Equal Pay Act
(Compensation and Benefits )
... similar" mean? Two employees don't necessarily have to have identical jobs - their jobs just need to be substantially equal. The EEOC advises that it is the job duties, not titles, which ...
Created on 04 August 2010
75. Job Applicant Rejection Letter Dos and Donts — Writing an Appropriate “Dear John” Letter to an Unsuccessful Applicant
(Compliance and Legal)
...  Employee lawsuits typically spike during recessions, and this one seems to be no exception. A new government report says job discrimination claims filed with the EEOC climbed 26% in the past two ...
Created on 23 July 2010
76. Employment Applications: Common Errors, Omissions, and Red Flags
(Testing And Assessment)
Employers Should — and Often Do — Apply Rigid, Unforgiving Criteria When Screening Applications. While reviewing a set of about 30 employment applications for one of his clients facing an EEOC allegation ...
Created on 03 May 2010
77. Irrational or Rational? To a meaningless "college" degree
(General HR)
...    See also an Excerpt from a Recent Opinion Letter from the EEOC Regarding Title VII: Disparate Impact of Education Requirements - "If someone could show—most likely using statistical ...
Created on 12 April 2010
78. What You Do Not Know Can Hurt You:
(Compliance and Legal)
How to stay out of trouble with federal agencies! Did you know that last year (2007) the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) clarified the prohibition of discrimination in the areas of recruiting, ...
Created on 23 March 2010
79. Unnecessary Credit Checks and the EEOC
(Compliance and Legal)
"'The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission" - EEOC has been urging companies to take caution in regards to utilizing credit checks in their employment screening decisions. Credit Checks have a potential ...
Created on 04 March 2010
80. Employers Using Facebook for Background Checking: Is It Legal?
(Compliance and Legal)
... intoxicated -- or even drinking in public -- was a job requirement? These are the kinds of questions the EEOC would ask if discrimination was raised. Sexual orientation might be another touchy area. ...
Created on 28 June 2008
81. Have we really come a long way baby?
(Compensation and Benefits )
...  Yes, even Congress got hit with this one as well when Capitol Hill settled a Custodial Workers Wage Discrimination Lawsuit  Gender discrimination charges filed with the EEOC increased by ...
Created on 21 December 2006
82. Abercrombie and Finch Unable to establish "undue hardship" defense
(News Articles)
Abercrombie & Fitch Liable for Religious Discrimination in EEOC Suit, Court Says Judge Finds Firing Muslim Employee for Wearing Hijab Was Illegal SAN FRANCISCO - A federal judge has found ...
Created on 16 September 2013
83. EEOC EXCEL Private Sector Attendees May Earn Continuing Legal Education Credits
(News Articles)
EEOC Commissioner Jenny Yang will lead a panel on wage discrimination WASHINGTON - We are pleased to announce that our private sector EXCEL Program has qualified for continuing legal education ...
Created on 23 August 2013
84. EEOC Decides It Didn’t Discriminate in Hiring Much Younger Applicant With a Law Degree
(News Articles)
... commission decided July 15 (Hardwick v. Berrien, - EEOC, No. 0120110520, 7/15/13). Sybil Hardwick failed to prove that EEOC selected the younger candidate out of discriminatory animus, ...
Created on 31 July 2013
85. Notice for Federal Contractors on Useof the 2006-2010 Census EEO Tabulation in the Development of Affirmative Action Programs (AAPs) & Q&A
(Compliance and Legal)
...  ------ 1 The consortium of federal agencies consists of OFCCP,the Department of Justice, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)and the Officeof Personnel Management (OPM) ##   ...
Created on 23 July 2013
86. Dating Site It's Just Lunch to Pay $900,000 to Settle EEOC Lawsuit for Sex Discrimination Against Men
(News Articles)
... Beach-based company that provides matchmaking services nationwide, has agreed to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced ...
Created on 23 July 2013
87. Believing they were not true employers Illini Precast refused to hire women as Temp Workers
(News Articles)
... by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.  The case, 11-CV-879, was filed in the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division. ...
Created on 09 July 2013
88. EEOC Sues Management Consulting Company for Disability Discrimination
(News Articles)
... law when it failed to accommodate an employee with retinitis  pigmentosa and then subsequently fired him because of his disability, the U.S.  Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ...
Created on 09 July 2013
89. Won't hire convicted criminals? Uncle Sam might have a problem with that
(News Articles)
If you've got a policy against hiring anyone with a criminal record, you better review guidelines issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC today filed lawsuits against ...
Created on 17 June 2013
90. EEOC Files Suit Against Two Employers for Use of Criminal Background Checks
(News Articles)
... employees being fired and others being screened out for employment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged in two lawsuits filed today. The EEOC's Charlotte district office ...
Created on 11 June 2013
91. How to Avoid Job Advertisement Lawsuits
(Compliance and Legal)
... In the short term, the employer could be subject to an EEOC investigation. In the long run, this advertisement could be evidence for future lawsuits by unhappy employees. Drafting a legal job advertisement ...
Created on 29 May 2013
92. Do you know what your ROI of your decisions are?
(Org Development)
... in the case of EEOC vs. Hill County Farms a verdict in the case of abuse against human capital assets with intellectual disabilities in the amount of $240 million. May 10 a federal court ...
Created on 22 May 2013
93. EEOC Panel: Employer Wellness Programs Need Guidance to Avoid Discrimination
(News Articles)
Panel of Experts Tells EEOC of Need to Clarify Interplay Between Programs, Anti-Discrimination Laws WASHINGTON-Wellness programs are an increasingly common feature of employee benefits programs, ...
Created on 10 May 2013
94. EEOC receives It's largest Recorded Settlement In History
(News Articles)
... in Substandard Facilities, Denied Medical Care WASHINGTON - A Davenport, Iowa jury today awarded the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) damages totaling $240 million - the largest ...
Created on 06 May 2013
95. Employer Demands For Facebook And Email Passwords As Precondition For Job Interviews May Be A Violation Of Federal Law; Senators Ask Feds To Investigate
(News Articles)
NEW YORK, NY – U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) today called on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Justice ...
Created on 02 May 2013
96. Weight Bias: The Next Civil Rights Issue?
... is protected from discrimination and may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the state and federal disability laws. The courts and the EEOC have long considered "morbid obesity" ...
Created on 28 April 2013
97. What You Need to Know When You Look for a Job to protect yourself
(Career / Personal Development)
... right away to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Call the EEOC at 1-800-669-4000. What if I might not get hired? The employer might not hire you because of information in ...
Created on 04 April 2013
98. MA McDonalds requires Bachelors Degree and 2 years experience for Cashiers Job
(News Articles)
...  See also  EEOC issues Opinion Letter on Disparate Impact of Education (College Degree) Requirements  Are You Needlessly over-qualifying candidates? Need help to legally identify better ...
Created on 03 April 2013
99. NWLC Files EEOC Complaint on Behalf of Pregnant Hospital Worker Forced to Take Unpaid Leave for not lifing 20 Lbs
(News Articles)
(Washington, D.C.)  Today, the National Women’s Law Center filed a complaint with the U.S. Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of Amy Crosby, a 30 year-old pregnant ...
Created on 28 March 2013
100. EEOC Sues Toys “R” Us for Disability Discrimination
(News Articles)
... federal  law when it first refused to provide an interpreter for a deaf applicant and  then failed to hire her, the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit ...
Created on 26 March 2013

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Growth in women's share of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) occupations declined to 27% in 2011from a high of 34% in 1990. While women make up nearly half of the workforce, they were 26% of the STEM workforce in 2011.

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