Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

A crowd waits outside the Supreme Court to hear the worker discrimination case of Lorton, Va. native Peggy Young. (Photo credit: Jim MacKay / All News 99.1)

Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

The Supreme Court is taking up a pregnancy discrimination case with the potential to affect many American women who continue to work throughout their pregnancies.

12/03/2014

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Ex-UPS Driver’s Pregnancy Bias Claim At High Court

Peggy Young only has to look at her younger daughter to be reminded how long she has fought United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why.

12/01/2014

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Hair Cuttery Reinstates Man Fired After Contracting HIV, Apologizes

A Maryland man who was fired from his job at a hair salon for being HIV positive has been reinstated and his employer has apologized.

10/22/2014

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ACLU: Md. Man Was Fired By Hair Salon For Being HIV Positive

After they say a Maryland man was fired from his job at a hair salon for being HIV positive, the ACLU of Maryland has filed a formal Charge of Discrimination on the his behalf with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

10/14/2014

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Discrimination Suit Filed Against Maryland Company

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a Montgomery County business, alleging that it’s been discriminating against black and female job applicants for years.

09/23/2014

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Court To Weigh Gov’t Duty To Settle Bias Claims

The Supreme Court said Monday it will consider a dispute over the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s duty to try and settle charges of job discrimination before filing lawsuits against employers.

06/30/2014

A federal appeals court has dismissed claims by an Oklahoma woman who says she wasn't hired by Abercrombie & Fitch because her headscarf conflicted with the retailer's dress code, which has since been changed.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Fed Court Favors Abercrombie In Okla. Woman’s Hijab Dress Code Lawsuit

A federal appeals court has dismissed claims by an Oklahoma woman who says she wasn’t hired by Abercrombie & Fitch because her headscarf conflicted with the retailer’s dress code, which has since been changed.

10/02/2013

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is looking to curb a rise in workplace discrimination complaints against non-English speakers.

Feds Issue Guidelines For ‘English-Only’ Workplaces

Federal officials say more people in the workforce are claiming discrimination because of their English-speaking ability or foreign accents.

11/29/2012

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Government Cracking Down On Workplace Racism

It started with allegations of hangman’s nooses, graffiti and racist comments targeting a handful of black workers at a trucking company warehouse in Chicago Ridge, Ill.

08/16/2012

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