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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • 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...
  • LAFD's highest-ranking woman 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 the agency's top command staff of deputy and assistant chiefs. The departure of Deputy Chief Roxanne V. Bercik...
  • 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...
  • Upper Chesapeake Health subject of federal employment discrimination complaint

    Harford County-based Upper Chesapeake Health System is the subject of a complaint and lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a former employee who claims she was discriminated against because of a disability and...
  • Swift Justice: Wrongful termination and parking garage liability

    Dear Jackie, I was called into the manager's office in late December 2010 and was told that, because I had too many write-ups and had a bad attitude, I would be suspended. I had no idea about the write-ups! I asked to see these documents, but the manager...
  • Swift Justice: Tax filing, hostile work environments and medical leave

    Dear Jackie, I want to know if I can sue the guy who filed my taxes, or the place that he works at, or if I am able to get my money back that I paid him to file my taxes. I paid him and have still not received all of my money. I'm waiting on my...
  • EEOC sues Annapolis medical practice

    EEOC sues Annapolis medical practice
    The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued an Annapolis medical practice, alleging that a pregnant receptionist was discriminated against and fired. The complaint, filed in Baltimore's U.S. District Court on Thursday, alleges that a...
  • Elisabeth Coleman dies at 68; helped break journalism glass ceiling

    Elisabeth Coleman dies at 68; helped break journalism glass ceiling
    After graduating from Vassar College in 1966, Elisabeth Coleman sought a job in journalism "as an assistant to a smart man." She found such a position as a researcher at Newsweek magazine in New York. In those "Mad Men" days of suffocating sexism,...
  • PASSINGS: Raymond L. Telles

    Raymond L. Telles, 97, El Paso's first Latino elected mayor and a former U.S. ambassador to Costa Rica, died Friday at the Sherman Oaks home of his daughter Cynthia Ann Telles, according to KTSM-TV of El Paso. He had been in failing health in recent...
  • When weight is disabling

    When weight is disabling
    Lisa Harrison weighed 527 pounds on the day she was fired from her job at a Louisiana drug addiction treatment center. The 5-foot-2-inch Harrison, who believed her employer considered her "disabled" due to her weight, filed a discrimination charge with...