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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...
  • American Apparel saga: Why did it take so long to sack Dov Charney?

    American Apparel saga: Why did it take so long to sack Dov Charney?
    The American Apparel story is a saga of sleazy behavior and flagrant dereliction of duty. No, we're not talking about the Los Angeles company's founder, chairman and CEO, Dov Charney, though he's bad enough. We're talking about its board of directors....
  • Transgender volunteer sues Howard for discrimination

    Transgender volunteer sues Howard for discrimination
    Tomi B. Finkle started her law enforcement career with the U.S. Capitol Police in the late 1970s, when she was a man. By the time she retired as a sergeant in 2002, she was ready to begin a new life as a woman. The Charles County resident continued to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • Trucking firm settles discrimination case over conviction records

    A Southern California trucking firm has agreed to settle a discrimination case involving an African American man denied work as a driver because of his criminal record, after a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The man...