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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • The enduring significance of Anita Hill

    Anita Hill. Say the name and the response will be telling, depending on the age and political leanings of the listener. Hill's grueling 1991 testimony before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee during the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court...
  • Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act

    Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure that hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job candidates to take medical exams. The Justice...
  • Court: Hold Jewel-Osco in contempt for breaching EEOC settlement

    Court: Hold Jewel-Osco in contempt for breaching EEOC settlement
    Jewel-Osco's treatment of employees who desire to return to work after disability leave is again under scrutiny and could lead to court sanctions against the company. A federal judge in Chicago recommended last month that the Chicago-area grocery...
  • Jump on rejection recovery tip you never thought of

    DEAR JOYCE: In one of your books, you go into helpful detail about how to write "after-interview messages that are sales letters at heart." While I appreciate your helpful points and samples, you didn't mention the value of writing a thank-you letter...
  • 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...
  • O'Reilly Auto Parts to pay $35,000 to male employee groped by his female manager

    O'Reilly Auto Parts to pay $35,000 to male employee groped by his female manager
    O’Reilly Auto Parts will pay $35,000 as part of a settlement with a South Side male employee who said he was groped and subjected to sexually offensive comments by his female manager. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had accused the...