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- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
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
New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom.
A federal agency has updated rules aimed at preventing employers from taking adverse actions against pregnant women, new mothers and women in their childbearing years.
An Albuquerque automobile dealership has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that dozens of male employees were subjected to same-sex sexual harassment and retaliation.
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.
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.
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?
Not wanting to employ a criminal makes you a racist. At least that is what the Obama administration has determined to be law with a regulation made without congressional approval.
As a new edition of the manual of mental disorders used to diagnose psychiatric conditions hits publishers, employers are concerned that the expansion of definitions for some types of disabilities will open them to more lawsuits and complaints of disability discrimination.
Should it be a federal offense for businesses to refuse to hire felons? Yes, according to new rules issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) intended to browbeat businesses into changing their hiring standards to benefit criminal offenders.
In his State of the Union Address, President Obama said, "I ask this Congress to declare that women should earn a living equal to their efforts, and finally pass the Paycheck Fairness Act this year."
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating the Transportation Security Administration for creating a "hostile work environment," according to Tuesday media reports.
Whatever else he said in his news conference on the economy last week, President Obama did acknowledge that the government must take care to avoid any policy that "further crimps the desire of companies to hire more people." If the president really wants to end anti-employment policies, the best place to start would be his own Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The number of employment discrimination lawsuits under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has nearly doubled in the past five years and seen a sharp increase in recent months, federal court records show, as the definition of "disability" has expanded and what many believe are baseless lawsuits are filed.