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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • Romeoville H.S. teacher alleges discrimination in lawsuit

    Romeoville H.S. teacher alleges discrimination in lawsuit
    A Romeoville High School teacher has filed a lawsuit against Valley View School District 365U, alleging district officials discriminated against her in a variety of ways and retaliated against her when she filed a complaint. Arlette Morris, 61, has...
  • When recruiters lie to you

    DEAR JOYCE: Last year a recruiter contacted me about a position that seemed perfect, and I excitedly got as far as two interviews. Then, splat -- nothing! When I finally got through to the recruiter, she said that the hiring manager really liked me but...
  • Movement grows to ban questions about convictions on job applications

    Kevin Hurley paused recently while painting an apartment in Kansas City, Kan., to say how much his life has changed since he got a job. Hurley, 55, was in prison for 30 years and five months. When he was released on Jan. 18, he had little hope of landing...
  • Report: George Zimmerman trial expert fired, claims discrimination

    Report: George Zimmerman trial expert fired, claims discrimination
    The assistant medical examiner who raised eyebrows during George Zimmerman's murder trial this summer is claiming ethnic discrimination and wrongful termination after his departure from Volusia County government, news-journalonline.com is reporting today....
  • Suit: Rizza Cadillac created hostile environment for Muslim, Arab staff

    Suit: Rizza Cadillac created hostile environment for Muslim, Arab staff
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has alleged Rizza Cadillac Inc. of Tinley Park with violating federal law by allegedly encouraging a work environment that was hostile and offensive to Muslim and Arab sales staff. The lawsuit filed...
  • 'Ban the box' is needed [Letter]

    We appreciate Dan Rodricks' long history of supporting employment opportunities for Maryland's released prison inmates returning to society and we applaud his efforts to articulate the importance of those opportunities for successful reentry and...
  • Del Monte to pay $1.2 million to settle worker-discrimination lawsuit

    Del Monte Fresh Produce, one of the world's leading producers of fresh fruit and vegetables, has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit related to the mistreatment of Thai immigrants working on pineapple farms in Hawaii. The Equal Employment...
  • LAFD's highest-ranking woman ever is leaving the force

    LAFD's highest-ranking woman ever is leaving the force
    The highest-ranking woman in the history of the Los Angeles Fire Department has announced her retirement, leaving no female officers among its top command staff of deputy and assistant chiefs.   The departure of Deputy Chief Roxanne V. Bercik comes as the...
  • Del Monte to pay $1.2 million to 100 Thai farmworkers

    Del Monte to pay $1.2 million to 100 Thai farmworkers
    More than 100 Thai farm workers who alleged that they suffered discrimination working in Hawaii pineapple fields will receive $1.2 million in a settlement with Del Monte Fresh Produce, federal officials announced Monday in Los Angeles. Del Monte's...
  • Activists turn focus to transgender rights

    Activists turn focus to transgender rights
    The first time Kai Bacharach uttered his name — his male name, the one he chose for himself — was in the spring, at an event for students accepted to Goucher. For the first 18 years of life, Bacharach used the female name his parents bestowed...
  • Next L.A. fire chief's other challenge: race and sex discrimination

    Next L.A. fire chief's other challenge: race and sex discrimination
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's search for a new fire chief has been framed largely by well-publicized problems with the agency's 911 dispatch system and reports of delayed responses to life-and-death emergencies. But another deep-rooted, if less...