U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

  • Labor: Dealing with the "new" EEOC

    If you happened to notice that the EEOC recently filed a lawsuit against an employer you recognize (or even, heaven forbid, against your company), do not be surprised. The EEOC filed nearly 200 lawsuits during August and September 2011, the last two months of its fiscal year. Considering the EEOC...

  • Labor: Can You “Un-Hire” A Lawsuit?

    The 4th Circuit recently ruled that job rescission is legal and not prohibited retaliation under the FLSA.

  • Outdoor sports chain accused of racial discrimination

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against retailer Bass Pro Shops for intentionally prohibiting Hispanic and African-American applicants from working for the company. The Missouri-based hunting and fishing supplier is additionally cited for using racial slurs throughout its numerous store locations.

  • Verizon to pay $20 million to settle EEOC suit

    Hundreds of former Verizon Communications employees are pretty certain the company can hear them now. Verizon has agreed to pay $20 million and has agreed to a number of conditions in order to settle a nationwide class disability discrimination lawsuit the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed. The suit...

  • Tire Company to Pay $2 Million to Settle Gender Discrimination Case

    EEOC suit claimed that Les Schwab failed to hire qualified women for tire changing jobs.

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