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GOVERNMENT ATTORNEYS SAY SYSTEMIC DISCRIMINATION AND TESTING ARE KEY PRIORITIES

April 03, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsSystemic discrimination and testing are key priorities for federal agencies enforcing federal EEO law, according to government attorneys speaking at the American Bar Association’s National...

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EEOC ANNOUNCES $800,000 SETTLEMENT OF AGE DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

April 03, 2007

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a settlement of an age discrimination lawsuit against BNSF Railway Company brought on behalf of 137 present and former employees who were allegedly denied benefits under exit incentive...

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RECENT SURVEY REPORTS WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION STARTS AT THE TOP

April 03, 2007

Workplace discrimination still exists, especially at the executive level, according to a recent survey by TheLadders.com, a New York-based executive job website.Eighty-one percent of the executives surveyed by TheLadders.com said they have witnessed...

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Poll Indicates Abusive Behavior Fairly Common in American Workplaces

April 03, 2007

A new poll released by the Employment Law Alliance (ELA) indicates that abusive bosses are more than just a workplace annoyance, but a very real problem.

 

Stephen J. Hirschfeld, ELA’s CEO, noted in the press release announcing the results that the...

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REVISITING A STUDY ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS

March 27, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsLast week I attended the American Bar Association’s National Conference on Equal Employment Law, which is a highly popular annual meeting of lawyers representing management, plaintiffs,...

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DCI CLIENT ALERT DRAWS RESPONSE FROM MINORITY CORPORATE COUNSEL ASSOCIATION

March 27, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsA recent DCI client alert on “Diversity Efforts at Law Firms Come Under Fire” drew an immediate response from the office of Veta T. Richardson, who is the executive director of the Minority...

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PROPOSED LEGISLATION FOCUSES ON WORKPLACE COMPENSATION DISCRIMINATION

March 26, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsLegislation was introduced in the U.S. House and Senate on March 6, 2007 designed to eliminate wage discrimination and pay disparities in the workplace.The proposed “Paycheck Fairness Act”...

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EEOC ANNOUNCES $550,000 SEXUAL HARASSMENT SETTLEMENT

March 26, 2007

The EEOC has announced the settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit against GLC Restaurants (GLC) for $550,000 and remedial relief on behalf of a class of teenage workers who were sexually harassed by a middle-aged male supervisor, including...

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4,500 Sites Listed With OFCCP’s New Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters

March 17, 2007

On March 13, 2007 OFCCP mailed Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters to CEOs along with its second FY 2007 scheduling list identifying approximately 4,500 facilities. OFCCP’s initial scheduling list was released in November 2006.

 

Who’s on the...

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SHOULD EMPLOYERS REQUEST SALARY HISTORY FROM JOB APPLICANTS?

March 14, 2007

By Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsLaw professor Jeffrey Lax has written a thought provoking article in the New York Law Journal and published on law.com that poses an interesting question for employers. If minority and women...

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$1.1 MILLION FINAL JUDGMENT IN EEOC SEXUAL HARASSMENT CASE

March 14, 2007

The EEOC has announced a $1.1 million final judgment against Custom Companies, an Illinois trucking company, in a sexual harassment case the agency brought against it. The EEOC’s lawsuit was filed May 28, 2002, in the U.S. District Court for the...

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EEOC FILES CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST WALGREENS FOR RACE DISCRIMINATION

March 14, 2007

The EEOC has announced the filing of a class action discrimination lawsuit against Walgreen Company alleging the Illinois-based national drugstore chain engaged in widespread racial bias against thousands of African-American employees.Allegations:...

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