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EEOC Schedules 2021 Openings of EEO Data Collections After Delay Due to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

WASHINGTON – After delaying the opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 and the 2020 EEO-3 and 2020 EEO-5 Data Collections on May 8, 2020 in light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) […]

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EEOC Sues Route 22 Sports Bar, Inc. and Crazy Mexican Restaurant & Grill, LLC for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Restaurant Owner Subjected Female Employees to Sexual Harassment and Fired Bartender When She Complained, Federal Agency Charges WEIRTON, W.V. – Route 22 Sports Bar, Inc. and Crazy Mexican Restaurant & Grill, LLC, two restaurants in Weirton, W.V., subjected female workers […]

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EEOC Publishes Final Conciliation Rule

Final Rule Sent to Federal Register for Official Publication WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) today forwarded to the Federal Register its final rule updating the agency’s conciliation procedures. The final rule has been cleared by the […]

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EEOC Unveils New Webpage Concerning Systemic Enforcement

Agency Explains Important Tool to Fight Discrimination WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today posted new information on its website explaining the use of administrative and litigation tools used to identify and pursue systemic discriminatory practices – […]

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EEOC Sues McLane Northeast for Disability Discrimination

Distribution Company Refused to Interview Applicant Because She was Deaf, Federal Agency Charges BUFFALO – McLane Northeast, a distribution company with a facility outside Baldwinsville, N.Y., violated federal law by refusing to interview a qualified applicant because she was deaf, […]

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EEOC to Hold Remote Public Meeting on January 14

Commission Will Confer by Audio Only Due to COVID-19 WASHINGTON – Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a remote, audio-only Commission meeting on Thursday, Jan. 14 at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). The […]

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Five NY1 anchorwomen, including the longtime New York City television personality Roma Torre, are leaving the local news

Five NY1 anchorwomen, including the longtime New York City television personality Roma Torre, are leaving the local news channel after settling an age and gender discrimination lawsuit against the beloved media institution. Covid’s Impact On Sexual Harassment Source: Kim Elsesser, […]

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City of Hammond to Pay $80,750 to Resolve EEOC Disability Discrimination Finding

City Improperly Subjected Employees to a Comprehensive Medical Exam, Federal Agency Charged HAMMOND, Ind. – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the City of Hammond, located in Indiana, reached a voluntary conciliation agreement to resolve a will pay […]

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MVM Will Pay $1.6 Million to Resolve EEOC Systemic National Origin and Retaliation Lawsuit

Federal Contractor Intent on ‘Weeding Out’ African Employees, Federal Agency Charged BALTIMORE – MVM, Inc., an Ashburn, Va.-based diversified security services firm, will pay $1,600,000 in monetary relief and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a federal systemic national origin […]

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EEOC Wins Judgment Against Enoch Pratt Free Library and Baltimore City for Pay Discrimination

Court Awards Nearly $200,000 to Five Female Librarian Supervisors BALTIMORE – On Dec 23, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland ruled that Baltimore City and its Enoch Pratt Free Library violated federal law by paying female […]

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