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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • Mears Transportation driver files HIV discrimination lawsuit

    Mears Transportation driver files HIV discrimination lawsuit
    A former driver for Mears Transportation has sued the taxi company for alleged discrimination, claiming he was fired after revealing he was HIV positive. The June 13 lawsuit, filed in Orlando federal court, uses only initials S.G. to identify the...
  • Balancing Act: The time has come for workplace flexibility

    Last week, President Barack Obama officially called workplace flexibility a basic need, lamenting employer policies that don't allow it. Already, almost all full-time workers say they have some control over when and where they work for their employers,...
  • Twists and turns on road to equal opportunity

    Twists and turns on road to equal opportunity
    Five decades ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the most sweeping civil rights statute in our history. In 50 years under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, American industry has achieved wholesale changes in workplace demographics,...
  • LBJ's second great battle: Enforcing the Civil Rights Act

    When Lyndon Johnson became president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, so closely had he played his political cards that nobody was exactly sure what he believed in. Very quickly, the surprising answer became clear: civil rights. Johnson went...
  • Helping parents is good business

    The term "work/life balance" has become ubiquitous, yet most American workers remain decidedly unbalanced. That's not to say there aren't companies doing the right thing by offering employees flexibility, paid leave and other accommodations. Those are...
  • Mascotte shouldn't let underlings investigate city manager

    Mascotte shouldn't let underlings investigate city manager
    In the midst of turmoil that seems to be increasing in Mascotte, City Manager Jim Gleason has told City Council members that he's looking for a job elsewhere. Good luck, Jim! Perhaps Gleason's departure would allow Mascotte to catch its breath and, in a...
  • Rizza Cadillac to pay $100K in discrimination case

    Rizza Cadillac to pay $100K in discrimination case
    Tinley Park car dealership Rizza Buick GMC Cadillac, Inc. must pay $100,000 to resolve a religious discrimination lawsuit, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced. Under the terms of a federal consent decree, Rizza Cadillac will be...
  • Report finds 'failure' in Social Security discrimination complaint process

    Report finds 'failure' in Social Security discrimination complaint process
    The Social Security Administration has failed to establish an adequate process for handling discrimination claims from employees and has sparked concerns about conflicts of interest in some of those cases, according to a scathing federal report obtained...
  • Discrimination at SSA is not unique [Letter]

    Discrimination at SSA is not unique [Letter]
    As a long-time advocate for equal employment opportunity in the federal workplace, I applaud your recent article, "Report finds 'failure' in Social Security discrimination complaint process" (May 15) by John Fritze, which disclosed the recent audit of the...
  • U.S. sues N.Y. company that workers say made them pray, say 'I love you'

    A federal agency sued a New York customer service provider on Wednesday after allegations the company forced employees to pray, thank God for their jobs and say "I love you" to managers and colleagues at work, and fired those who protested. The Long...
  • When a job ad suggests only young workers need apply

    DEAR JOYCE: As a mid-lifer job hunter, I applied for a position described in a recruitment ad that seemed perfect for my talents and experience. After no response and two failed attempts to follow up, in rereading the ad, it hit me: "We seek...