Some companies have come under fire for implementing employee wellness programs that may be too burdensome, according to an article in the American Bar Association Journal.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit charging that FedEx discriminated against deaf and partially deaf workers and job applicants for years.
The number of pregnancy discrimination charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Maryland fell 24.7 percent from fiscal 2010 to 2013, more than double the national rate of decline over that period.
The owners of McCormick & Schmick’s and M&S Grill have agreed to pay $1.3 million to settle a long-running race discrimination suit, filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in 2008.
The Supreme Court said Monday it will consider a dispute over the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s duty to try to settle charges of job discrimination before filing lawsuits against employers.
Businesses beware: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sent a strong warning that it will not tolerate discrimination against workers or job applicants based on their religious clothing or grooming.
The Supreme Court chose to kick off its new term by hearing a case that considers whether the Age Discrimination in Employment Act trumps constitutional age discrimination claims brought under 42 U.S.C. §1983.
A federal judge’s ruling last week that upheld the ubiquitous and evenhanded practice of criminal background checks before employment signals that some measure of common sense still has a place in the nation’s courts.
A federal judge in Greenbelt dealt a stinging blow Friday to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s attempt to cast the use of pre-employment background checks as a discriminatory hiring practice.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s lawsuits against two companies alleging unlawful and discriminatory use of criminal background checks in their hiring policies should serve as a reminder to employers to tread carefully.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — For decades, the lives of 32 mentally disabled Iowa turkey processing plant workers were controlled by their Texas-based employer, which profited handsomely by hiring them out. Regardless of sickness or injury, they were driven from the dilapidated, bug-infested bunkhouse where they were housed to their 41-cents-an-hour jobs removing the slaughtered birds’ […]
A 58-year-old Severn man who claims that the Navy “continuously … discriminated against and reprised against” him because he complained about age, race and gender discrimination, is suing the military for more than $500,000.