Of all the lies she told in her professional life, attorney Soma Sengupta probably didn’t guess that the simplest one would destroy her career.
A clerk at the British law firm where she was employed noticed her age on her application, listed as 29, and got the first inkling that something was amiss. Ms. Sengupta, who at the time was actually in her late 40s, was asked about the questionable information, but chose not to answer.
The National Football League will improve its outreach and education efforts about its anti-discrimination policy, which expanded to prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation in 2011, according to an agreement it reached with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D). Schneiderman and the NFL have been in talks to improve enforcement and awareness of the policy since the end of the league’s pre-draft combine,
Employment protections bill introduced for the 20th time… but will expanded religious exemptions doom ENDA before it’s even reintroduced?
The 2013 version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) will be introduced into Congress today by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) in the Senate and Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) in the House. This is the 20th time that ENDA has been introduced into Congress, dating back to 1994.
The Justice Department today reached an agreement with The Agency Staffing located in West Dundee, Ill., resolving claims that the staffing company violated the anti-discrimination provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).