Workers awaiting a go-ahead from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to sue their employers over allegations of discrimination will soon hear from the agency on next steps.
Walmart Inc. will pay $20 million and drop its use of physical abilities testing for grocery orderfillers at all U.S. distribution centers to resolve an EEOC suit alleging it results in discrimination against female applicants based on sex, federal court records show.
Temporary EEOC pilot programs focused on resolving discrimination allegations through mediation and conciliation have split workers’ rights advocates and management-side attorneys as questions linger about how the pilots will work.
Walmart Inc. might be one of the few big winners in the pandemic, having posted surging sales month after month, but that isn’t stopping the company from tightening its belt.
An EEOC proposal to curtail how much “official” job time union representatives can devote to federal employees’ discrimination complaints would undermine those workers’ rights, according to House Democrats.
U.S. companies known to treat workers right pivot to a new reality, offering perks employees may want to keep when the virus recedes.
UPS Ground Freight Inc. will pay $75,000 to settle an EEOC case alleging the company violated disability bias law when it failed to assign an employee to a full-time dock worker position after he had a stroke and needed to wait a year to be recertified as a driver, federal court records show.
Norfolk Southern and the EEOC reached a $2.5 million settlement of the agency’s lawsuit alleging the railroad used pre-employment or return-to-work medical exams to unlawfully screen out workers with disabilities, federal court records show.
Hey all, it’s Olivia. The last five months have been hellish for American workers.
Workers suing for age bias under federal law don’t need to show a younger replacement assumed all of their job duties to prevail, a former senior assistant county attorney in Georgia and the EEOC will tell the Eleventh Circuit today.
Polish prosecutors have sued Ikea of Sweden AB after its local unit fired a man over his actions during a gay-pride corporate event, saying the furniture retailer infringed on the employee’s religious rights.
Older men and women can sue their employers for discrimination based on a combination of their sex and age, the Tenth Circuit said in a recent decision showing the broad reach of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on LGBT worker rights.
The corporate world is facing an unprecedented crisis on race.
Employees need them now more than ever to stave off burnout.
A federal civil rights agency is commissioning the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to study race and gender pay data the agency collected last year as a result of a court order, as well as how to best collect that workforce data in the future.