In greater numbers, workers are asking their bosses to change their work schedules, relax company dress codes and make other adjustments so that they can fulfill their job requirements and religious obligations at the same time.
Unconscious biases and perceptions pose significant obstacles for African-Americans seeking jobs and advancement in the federal sector, according to a new report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
A Colorado federal court has sanctioned the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for delaying an employer’s efforts to discover the emails, texts and blog posts of employees seeking damages for sexual harassment.
Workplace discrimination charges went down slightly in fiscal year 2012, according to year-end data released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
In another example of courts and litigants struggling with the boundaries of discoverability of social media, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a motion seeking to limit a discovery order.
Published: October 3, 2012
Tags: appeals, Civil Service Reform Act, Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, federal employees, Merit Systems Protection Board, U.S. Supreme Court
WASHINGTON – Sometimes employment litigation is complicated, so much so that the parties and judges can’t even agree on which court has jurisdiction to hear an appeal.
A federal jury in Colorado has awarded $187,000 in back pay to a former RadioShack employee who claimed he lost his job in retaliation for his complaints about age discrimination.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit in federal court in Denver alleging that a large retail food company refused to accommodate and unlawfully fired a receptionist at its headquarters because she had bipolar disorder.
Employers and insurers may no longer deny health plans to transgendered individuals, according to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights.
Federal employers have reduced the time they take to process job discrimination complaints, according to a new study by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.