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Plains and Copperhead Pipeline Companies Reach Settlement with EEOC for $1.75 Million

Joint Employers in Permian Basin Retaliated Against Workers Complaining of Race, National Origin and Sex Harassment, Federal Agency ChargesALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Four national companies that jointly built and maintained oil & gas pipelines in New Mexico and Texas will pay […]

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EEOC Sues Walmart for Disability Discrimination

Aiken Store Revoked Accommodation for Employee to Use Store’s Electric Cart And Then Sent Him Home Without Pay, Federal Agency ChargesAIKEN, S.C. – Wal-Mart Stores East, LP violated federal law when its Aiken, South Carolina retail store failed to provide […]

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Gas Field Specialists to Pay $184,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Case

Company Fired 15-Year Employee Because of Cancer History, Federal Agency ChargedPHILADELPHIA – Gas Field Specialists, Inc. (GFS), a Potter County, Pennsylvania-based natural gas well service company, will pay $184,000 and provide significant injunctive and other non-monetary relief to settle a […]

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EEOC Sues Broadleaf and Conduent for Disability Discrimination

Business Services Provider and Staffing Agency Failed to Accommodate Customer Care Representative and Fired Her Based on Hearing Impairment, Federal Agency ChargesNEW YORK – Conduent State and Local Solutions, Inc., a business services provider that operates the New York E-ZPass […]

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EEOC to Hold Commission Meeting in Buffalo Aug. 22 to Focus on Racial and Economic Justice

Federal Agency Will Examine How to Combat Systemic Racism in First Listening Session to Develop Its Future Strategic Enforcement PlanWASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced today that it will hold a listening session in Buffalo, N.Y. on […]

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EEOC Announces Independent Study Confirming Pay Data Collection is a Key Tool to Fight Discrimination

Expert Panel of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Concludes that the EEOC’s Pay Data Collection Completed in 2020 Could be Used to “Prioritize Investigations and the Allocation of Resources”WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC […]

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EEOC Report Examines Trends in Federal EEO Directors Reporting Structure

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a report indicating progress in compliance with the requirement that EEO (equal employment opportunity) directors at federal agencies report directly to the heads of those agencies. The EEOC has […]

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EEOC Launches New Webpage for Tribal Programs

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Office of Field Programs has launched a new webpage for its tribal programs, the federal agency announced today. The webpage is a consolidated resource for information about the EEOC’s work with […]

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EEOC Announces First Spanish Language Webinar for Employers

‘EEO – ¡En Español!’ to Cover EEO Fundamentals Using Practical Scenarios and Interactive DiscussionWASHINGTON – On Aug. 4, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a virtual EEO workshop for employers exclusively in Spanish, a first for […]

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EEOC Opens Registration for 25th Annual EXCEL Conference

Featured Speakers Include EEOC Chair Charlotte Burrows and OPM Director Kiran Ahuja at Annual Training Event for EEO, HR, and ADR ProfessionalsWASHINGTON – The U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today the opening of registration for the annual EXCEL […]

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