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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...
  • 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;...
  • 3 Davie firefighters file lawsuits alleging harassment, discrimination

    3 Davie firefighters file lawsuits alleging harassment, discrimination
    Three firefighters — including one whose complaints led to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice — have filed separate federal lawsuits against the town alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Firefighter Lori Davis...
  • EEOC: Harold Washington College passed over job applicant because of age

    EEOC: Harold Washington College passed over job applicant because of age
    Chicago’s Harold Washington College refused to hire a 66-year-old woman full-time because of her age, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Nancy Sullivan, who had worked as an adjunct...
  • After scathing report, Social Security overhauls its equal opportunity program

    After scathing report, Social Security overhauls its equal opportunity program
    The Social Security Administration is overhauling its internal anti-discrimination program after federal auditors found that the agency failed to establish an adequate system for handling employee claims. Auditors from the federal Equal Employment...
  • Baltimore officer fights to regain job after towing scandal

    Baltimore officer fights to regain job after towing scandal
    After serving eight months in federal custody for his role in a towing scandal, former Baltimore police officer David Reeping is fighting to get his job back. Reeping contends that investigators used him as a scapegoat to avoid accusations of racial...
  • Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees

    Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees
    In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans. The change quietly went...
  • EEOC sues AutoZone, alleging race discrimination at Chicago store

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against AutoZone alleging the company unjustly fired a Chicago man for refusing to be transferred because of his race. The complaint alleges that AutoZone attempted in 2012 to...
  • 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...
  • Construction: a boys club [Commentary]

    Construction: a boys club [Commentary]
    Harassment, intimidation and sabotage are a major reason why women do not enter or remain in jobs in the construction industry, according to a provocative and hard hitting study on women in construction by the National Women's Law Center. Women are...