A company managing a U.S. Army hotel at Wisconsin’s Fort McCoy will pay $60,000 and revise its employee handbook to end a lawsuit alleging it failed to accommodate a probationary housekeeper’s seizure disorder and instead fired her, federal court records show.
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said he’s been impressed by employees’ ability to operate remotely and predicted that some new work habits will remain after the pandemic.
Cornell University will pay $225,000 to settle a 28,000-person class action challenging the fees and investment options in the school’s retirement plan, according to settlement papers filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
The pandemic has awakened employers to the reality that parenting is more than an outside interest for workers.
Microsoft Corp. will pay $3 million to settle Labor Department allegations of race discrimination in hiring, under an agreement that doesn’t directly address previous claims of pay bias against women from the same agency audits.
Three nominees for positions on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are on a path to Senate confirmation votes in coming days, a prospect that could give the workplace civil rights agency its first full complement of five commissioners during the Trump era.
An employee sets up two large desk fans and uses them to regularly spray alcohol disinfectant in hopes of keeping her workspace free from Covid-19. However, the strong-smelling sanitizer triggers headaches in a nearby co-worker, who complains.
One of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s webpages was “defaced” Sunday, the agency said.
The Kroger Co. repeatedly disciplined and then fired two employees in Arkansas who refused on religious grounds to wear a new apron with a rainbow logo on it they believed showed advocacy for the LGBTQ community, the EEOC charges in a new federal lawsuit.
VMware Inc. employees who take up the company’s offer to become permanent remote workers will get a pay cut if they move from Silicon Valley, one of the nation’s most costly areas to live, to a less-expensive city.
Target Corp. plans to increase the number of Black staffers by 20% over the next three years, responding to years of under-representation at the retailer whose Minneapolis headquarters lies a short drive from the spot where police killed George Floyd.
The number of U.S. workers who voluntarily left their jobs in July increased to a five-month high, indicating more Americans are becoming sanguine about their prospects of finding a new position as the economy recovers.
The EEOC and Magneti Marelli of Tennessee LLC reached a $335,000 settlement over allegations that female assembly line employees at the company’s Pulaski, Tenn., facility, were subjected to sexual harassment, federal court records show.
Employers testing workers for Covid-19 won’t run afoul of federal disability law, as long as they’re following current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, the EEOC said.