Ben Penn: Senate Republican leadership has made it known that the chamber will prioritize a floor vote this month for three nominees to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, two sources who’ve recently communicated with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office said.
Paige Smith: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission met behind closed doors Thursday to discuss its authority under a section of civil rights law that’s been marked by discrimination lawsuits against companies such as Cintas Corp. and CVS Pharmacy—and it teased publishing an opinion letter on the matter.
Workplace safety concerns sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic have inspired a handful of state and local laws that nudged forward protections for whistleblowing employees, but not as far forward as advocates say is needed.
A California engineer must arbitrate sexual harassment and other claims against his former employer even though he wasn’t explicitly told a revised handbook barred him from suing in court, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.
McDonald’s Corp., in an ongoing investigation into former Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook’s behavior, is looking into whether he covered up improprieties by other McDonald’s employees, according to a company executive.
National Labor Relations Board officials in regional offices should schedule remote hearings for most unfair labor practice cases due to the Covid-19 pandemic without awaiting approval from headquarters, the agency’s top lawyer said.
Facebook Inc. may have denied promotion to a Black critical facilities technician in North Carolina based on his race, the Fourth Circuit ruled Wednesday, citing evidence he performed better than a White worker who was promoted.
Wells Fargo will pay $7.8 million to settle Labor Department allegations of hiring discrimination against women and Black workers at the bank’s locations across the country.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission advanced a regulatory proposal that could expand how much information it provides employers during its conciliation process for resolving workplace discrimination allegations, a potential change agency leaders hope would encourage participation.
heri Bronstein, Bank of America Chief Human Resources Officer discusses the company giving parents backup child care payments through December.
There is no doubt that a longer-than-normal tax season took its toll on tax professionals. But those that thought that the work would slow after July quickly learned different.
A new Education Department rule setting out schools’ Title IX obligations regarding complaints of sex discrimination, including sexual assault and harassment, will go into effect as planned on Aug. 14, a federal court in Washington said Wednesday.
Pinterest Inc.’s former Chief Operating Officer Francoise Brougher claims in a lawsuit that she was fired in April after speaking up about gender discrimination by the company’s male-run leadership team.
Pinterest Inc. fired its top female executive for pointing out gender bias in a male-dominated leadership team, a suit filed Tuesday in a state court in San Francisco alleges.
President Donald Trump’s order to delay collection of payroll taxes thrusts a dilemma on U.S. companies: continue withholding the money from workers expecting bigger paychecks or pass it on and potentially put themselves or their employees at risk of a big end-of-year bill from the IRS.