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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fired employee sues Broward Sheriff's Office

    A Broward Sheriff's Office information technology employee who was fired for workplace violence is suing the agency, saying he's a cancer patient who was unfairly labeled mentally unstable. In a federal lawsuit and in an interview with the Sun Sentinel,...
  • Paula Deen: Clueless on race, blinded by family loyalty

    Paula Deen: Clueless on race, blinded by family loyalty
    If you want to get a good look at an unreconstructed Southern white lady whose reflexive racism and clannishness is about to destroy a very lucrative television career, check out the deposition everyone’s been talking about in the Paula Deen...