A federal appeals court in Denver will consider whether false rumors about a professor having a sexual relationship with a student are sufficiently related to his gender to be covered by federal anti-discrimination law.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider whether an ExpressJet flight attendant’s dispute over her refusal to serve alcohol because of her Muslim faith should be sent to arbitration.
Employers with above-average workforce injury and illness rates in 2017 that increased in subsequent years can now be targeted for a federal OSHA inspection, the agency said in a revised enforcement directive.
Citigroup Inc. will soon offer workers the ability to take a 12-week sabbatical as part of a bevy of new employee perks in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The leader of the U.S. workplace anti-discrimination agency is pursuing a policy shift that could slow litigation against companies long after President-Elect Joe Biden takes office.
As employers eagerly await the Covid-19 vaccines that promise to return staff to offices after months of working from home, new reports indicate getting them back won’t be easy.
Juggling work, kids, and daily routines from home has meant developing new skills
A former Fidelity Investments employee claims she was taunted by two male colleagues who openly made offensive remarks about her pregnancy, race, women’s bodies and slavery.
Tesla Inc. released its first report on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion via a blog post late Friday, statistics that Silicon Valley tech companies and banks on Wall Street have been sharing for years.
A federal civil rights agency and a Michigan funeral home settled for $250,000 a transgender discrimination lawsuit that ultimately reached the U.S. Supreme Court, which held earlier this year that federal anti-bias protections extend to LGBT workers.
An EEOC religious discrimination lawsuit against Kroger Co. has sparked internal and external debate over whether religion can, or should, be used as a tool by the agency to potentially impinge upon the rights of LGBT workers, and those who belong to other legally protected categories.
A Walmart in a Wisconsin resort town violated a newly hired Seventh-day Adventist worker’s rights when it merely offered to help him find another position after he disclosed his Sabbath needs, the EEOC is expected to tell the Seventh Circuit Wednesday—an argument the retailer says will expand federal law if accepted.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is less likely to test novel workplace discrimination theories through litigation while Republicans maintain a majority at the agency and hold the general counsel’s office through the first years of a Biden administration, current officials and management attorneys said.
Evidence supported a Wisconsin jury’s finding that Walmart Stores Inc. violated federal disability bias law when a new store manager questioned a deaf and visually impaired cart pusher’s need for a job coach after nearly 17 years on the job, a federal judge ruled.
The willingness to risk dissension in the ranks reflects a dawning reality: Many Americans are reluctant to re-enter the workforce, despite high joblessness.