At least 13 former towing company employees are expected to receive a total of $380,000 in settlement of a disability class suit they filed last 2009, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced. read the full article here: http://www.employmentattorneyservices.com/United-Road-Towing-Settles-Disability-Discrimination-Charge-with-$380,000.html
At least three female former applicants for FedEx Freight will receive $115,000 in settlement of the sex discrimination suit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), reports said. Read the full article here: http://www.employmentattorneyservices.com/FedEx-Freight-to-Pay-3-Women-Applicants-to-Settle-Sex-Bias-Suit.html
Employment retaliation is one of the most common adverse employment problems in the United States. According to the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), in fiscal year 2011, the agency has received a total of 37,344 retaliation complaints
A nurse’s request to use a cane while working in a hospital’s behavioral health unit is not a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, a federal district court in Florida has ruled. United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. St. Joseph’s Hospital, Inc., No. 8:13-cv-2723-T-30TGW (M.D. Fl. Feb. 18, 2015).
Employees have a right to approach external sources such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Wage and Hour, private attorneys, and juries against the employers, when feel that their legitimate complaints are not being heard by their employers. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/handle-internal-investigations-thoroughly-else-employees-reddy?published=t
Bosses could be forced to hire more workers with criminal records under new equality guidelines
Employers in the U.S. may soon have to hire more workers with criminal backgrounds under new equality guidelines issued by the federal government. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s guidelines warn companies against rejecting minority applicants who have committed a felony or other offense, recommending that those companies eliminate policies which ‘exclude people from employment based on a criminal record.’