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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is an independent federal law enforcement agency that enforces laws against workplace discrimination. The EEOC investigates discrimination complaints based on an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, perceived intelligence, - Source: Wikipedia
A northwest Iowa hospital will pay a woman $75,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit after she was denied a job because she has cerebral palsy.
An Erie restaurant has agreed to pay a former worker $20,000 to settle a federal sexual harassment lawsuit.
The city's school district has been accused in a federal lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice of discriminating against an employee who said he couldn't trim his beard for religious reasons.
A retired officer who spent seven years in the New York Police Department's elite scuba-diving unit has filed a discrimination complaint against the department with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
A Richland High School teacher who showed an R-rated film to students and later was forced to resign has filed a federal complaint alleging discrimination.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. will pay nearly $1.5 million to settle a federal sexual harassment lawsuit that alleged the company created a hostile work environment for female mortgage bankers at its office outside Columbus, Ohio.
A Tennessee-based company that is a target of a sex discrimination complaint in Connecticut says it's changing its policy and will provide health coverage to the spouses of same-sex couples.
A Connecticut physical therapist has filed a sex discrimination complaint against the West Hartford senior living center where she works, saying she is being illegally denied health benefits for her wife.
Officials in Madison County have approved a settlement to resolve claims filed by two employees accusing the sheriff of sexual harassment.
President Obama and Senate Democrats pushed through a raft of administration nominees this week after changing the chamber's rules, leaving Republicans to consider a dwindling array of tactics to check the president's power.
After a string of rulings nationwide in favor of employees who compalined their workplace was unfriendly toward religion, a federal judge in Nebraska has come down in favor of an employer.
In the wake of the Sept. 16 shootings at the Washington Navy Yard, many questions have emerged. Perhaps the two most important: How could Aaron Alexis, a disturbed young man who had previously been arrested for gun-related violence, gain access to the facility? How could he be employed by The Experts, a defense subcontractor used by Hewlett-Packard?
Research has found that as religious diversity increases in the workplace, so do instances of religious discrimination. But there are ways to combat discrimination and reap the benefits of diversity.
Washington doesn't feel the human toll
Even as it warns that the across-the-board budget cuts are still biting, the Obama administration has found ways to soften the impact of the sequester — rethinking planned worker furloughs and restoring military operations that had been cut.