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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • Sex harassment alleged at L.A. call center for Verizon, DirectTV

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a Los Angeles call center for failing to stop what it describes as widespread sexual harassment of male and female workers by company supervisors. A complaint filed Wednesday against VXI Global...
  • Despite national debate, Redskins right at home in Morris

    Despite national debate, Redskins right at home in Morris
    He leads the band onto the football field, each step as sure as the last. As he does, the Morris Community High School mascot often hears the insults. He says some opponents make "Indian calls" or mock his headdress and face paint. But he says he...
  • Hampton VA discrimination case remains unresolved

    Hampton VA discrimination case remains unresolved
    One year after winning a racial discrimination case against the Hampton VA Medical Center, Sadie Sheafe says hospital officials still haven't done enough to atone for a rejected promotion. The Department of Veterans Affairs, while admitting "proven...
  • DSW to pay $900,000 over age discrimination accusations

    DSW to pay $900,000 over age discrimination accusations
    Shoe retailer DSW Inc. has agreed to pay $900,000 to settle an age discrimination lawsuit brought by the Chicago District Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that accused the company of unfairly firing older workers. The EEOC had...
  • Kardashian mom Kris Jenner files for divorce from Bruce Jenner

    Kardashian momager Kris Jenner filed for divorce from Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner on Monday.  The couple separated last fall. Their large his-hers-and-ours brood (many of them reality-TV staples) includes their daughters, Kylie and model Kendall;...
  • Lawsuits target companies for transgender discrimination

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a pair of lawsuits on Thursday against companies in Florida and Michigan accused of discriminating against transgender employees.  Both lawsuits cite violations under the Civil Rights Act of 1964,...
  • Lawsuit: Company fired man for not handing over medical records

    Lawsuit: Company fired man for not handing over medical records
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit on behalf of a Minneapolis man who says his employer asked him to disclose all of his private medical information as part of his office job and then fired him when he refused to hand it over....
  • Republicans question labor board on McDonald's liability

    Two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday asked a U.S. labor agency for more information about a recent finding that fast-food chain McDonald's Corp could be held liable for the labor practices of franchisees, a view that has alarmed many businesses. The...
  • Roseland Hospital sued for firing pregnant employee

    Roseland Hospital sued for firing pregnant employee
    Roseland Community Hospital on Chicago's South Side is being sued for firing a female employee during her high-risk pregnancy. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed suit in the Northern District of Illinois this week for failing to...
  • Judge dismisses suit over CVS severance agreement

    Judge dismisses suit over CVS severance agreement
    A federal judge Thursday dismissed a closely watched civil lawsuit against CVS Caremark that challenged the drugstore chain’s severance agreement. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission took issue with CVS’ contract for being overly...
  • McCormick & Schmick's agrees to pay $1.3 million in race discrimination case

    McCormick & Schmick's agrees to pay $1.3 million in race discrimination case
    The owners of two popular restaurants in downtown Baltimore have agreed to pay $1.3 million and establish new hiring measures to settle a years-old lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against black applicants and employees. The U.S. Equal Employment...