The agency 'is taking a significant step toward realizing the commission's vision of ending employment discrimination and promoting equal opportunity' in the workplace, EEOC Chair Jacqueline A. Berrien said in the statement.
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 amends Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to say discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions constitutes unlawful sex discrimination under Title VII, according to the EEOC.Read More
The report noted that the agency identified combating systemic discrimination as a top priority in a 2006 task force report.
Although the woman had previously been considered a 'top employee,' after learning of her pregnancy 'Brookdale began harassing her, causing stress and other complications in her pregnancy.' Read More
In its decision in Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School vs. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission et al., the nation's highest court said the ministerial exception bars only employment discrimination lawsuits.
The lawsuit claims workers were regularly not paid for all hours worked and were not paid required overtime.Read More
As a result of two key rulings, class actions are 'not dead or blocked, rather they're reforming and morphing into different iterations,' says one expert.Read More
money from the firms was used to buy homes and a yacht for Harrison as well as to finance commercial motion pictures including 'National Lampoon's Pucked' and 'Home of the Giants,' the U.S. Attorney's Office reported.
A new SHRM survey, ‘Global Competition and Hiring Strategies,' marks the third and final survey in a series by SHRM that explores the ongoing impact of the recession. Read More
While meal-period laws vary nationwide, California is among the states wrestling with how far employers should go in policing meal and rest breaks.