The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued updated guidance on employers’ use of criminal background checks in making employment decisions. According to EEOC officials, the new guidance, the first since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1991, which ...Read More »
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups are praising the recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decision in Macy v. Holder (appeal no. 0120120821), to extend Title VII employment discrimination protection to transgender individuals. “Applying Title VII in this manner does not ...
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More employees who claim that their employers have unlawfully retaliated against them are fighting back — in court. After rising steadily for years, retaliation is now the most asserted claim filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity ...Read More »
Think 76 is too old to work as a diesel mechanic? Think 60 is too old to teach English as a second language? Think again. Recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission settlements provide an important reminder to employers to judge employment candidates objectively.Read More »
Whether it’s Jimmy Fallon’s male stage manager suing him because he was replaced by a woman or Michael Douglas’s character fighting for his professional life in the film “Disclosure,” more men are complaining about being victims of sexual discrimination and harassment.Read More »