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Discrimination and EEOC Compliance

Fighting for Work Job-Seeking War Veterans Face Tough Transition

November 7, 2007
The transition to civilian life can be tougher than boot camp. GIs, reservists and National Guard members getting back to the daily grind bump up against common misperceptions from employers, who either discount these workers’ battlefield experience or expect them to ramp up as if they never left. Returning to the workplace can feel like landing on the moon as symptoms of post-traumatic stress can leave them feeling jumpy and unfocused for months.
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Sexual Orientation Discrimination Bill Draws Veto Threat

October 23, 2007
The White House criticizes the bill for using ‘imprecise and subjective terms that would make interpretation, compliance and enforcement extremely difficult,’ echoing concerns outlined by Republicans on the House committee who opposed the measure.
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Bias Bill Raises Concern About Gender Identity

September 27, 2007
Employment lawyers say the measure would allow employees to declare a change in their gender identity at will--without giving the employer advance notice to prepare for such a change in the workplace.
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High Court Set To Take Up Pair Of Age Bias Cases

September 27, 2007
As the justices convene October 1 for a new session, one of the employment law matters on the docket provides another opportunity for the bench to wrestle with workplace discrimination—this time age bias—in an era in which mistreatment is more often subtle than blatant.
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