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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • Councilwoman Slams HFD and Report Confirms Discrimination

    Councilwoman Slams HFD and Report Confirms Discrimination
    Days after Houston City Council Member Jolanda Jones visited Fire Station Eight downtown and allegedly berated firefighters by calling them lazy, using obscene language and telling them their facility was "too nice,"other local leaders are reacting. This...
  • For older, out-of-work residents, the future looks grim

    For older, out-of-work residents, the future looks grim
    Kathleen Harwell can't imagine what life on the streets would be like for a 59-year-old woman with diabetes and high blood pressure, but she's afraid she'll soon find out. After nearly two years without work and no luck finding a new job, the Laurel...
  • Combating Racism, Sexism at HFD

    Combating Racism, Sexism at HFD
    A civil rights group has united to combat new allegations of racism at Houston Fire Department Station 42. The Greater Houston Coalition for Justice announced a plan of action to stop what they say is an "unbroken history of racism and sexism." Their...
  • EEOC investigates discrimination against unemployed for jobs

    EEOC investigates discrimination against unemployed for jobs
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission held a hearing last week to examine the treatment of unemployed Americans in hiring: Are employers discriminating against job seekers who are out of work? Employers and staffing agencies have publicly...
  • Society Page Reporter Fired for Moonlighting as Exotic Dancer

    Society Page Reporter Fired for Moonlighting as Exotic Dancer
    LOS ANGELES -- A part-time stripper fired from her full-time newspaper job covering Texas high society claims she's a victim of gender discrimination. Sarah Tressler, 30, filed a complaint this week asking the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...
  • City police officer settles lawsuit over shootings

    City police officer settles lawsuit over shootings
    A Baltimore police sergeant who claimed he was never treated for post-traumatic stress disorder after he fatally shot a man in 2005 has settled a lawsuit against the city, in a deal that allows him to retire with his pension, according to court...
  • Hotel operator settles discrimination suit

    A Newport Beach-based hotel company is expected to pay a settlement of $132,500 for allegedly discriminating against one of its own employees, according to authorities. Tarsadia Hotels settled a suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...
  • Hertz to fight Muslim workers' suit over prayer breaks

    Hertz to fight Muslim workers' suit over prayer breaks
    Hertz rental car company, facing a religious discrimination suit by 25 fired Muslim drivers, said on Thursday it would "vigorously defend" itself in a dispute involving prayer breaks at its Seattle airport office. Hertz says the drivers, all of them...
  • Blockbuster to pay $2 million to settle discrimination suit

    Blockbuster Inc. has agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle a lawsuit in which the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accused the retailer of subjecting female employees to sexual harassment, the agency's Baltimore office said Wednesday. The...
  • Maryland expected to hire Mike Locksley as offensive coordinator

    Maryland expected to hire Mike Locksley as offensive coordinator
    Maryland is expected to hire former New Mexico coach Mike Locksley as its offensive coordinator, according to a knowledgeable source. Locksley would replace Gary Crowton. The school is negotiating the terms of Crowton's release after one season....
  • Locksley set to replace Crowton as Maryland's offensive coordinator

    Locksley set to replace Crowton as Maryland's offensive coordinator
    Gary Crowton is out after one disappointing season as Maryland's offensive coordinator, and the school is expected to hire former New Mexico coach Mike Locksley as his replacement, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Locksley,...