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2 hrs ago | JD Supra
On August 19, 2014, the Department of Labor issued a guidance advising that it will consider cases of discrimination based upon gender identity and transgender status to be violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and Executive Order 11246 .
6 hrs ago | Journal Gazette
HICKSVILLE, Ohio - FWT LLC has been cited for one repeat and one serious safety violation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration after two employees were injured in separate incidents at the company's Hicksville facility, which manufactures telecommunication towers.
10 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, saying gender identity and expression should be included in the state's civil rights law alongside race, religion and disability.
14 hrs ago | News 4 Jax
A lieutenant with Jacksonville Fire-Rescue has sued the department and the city, claiming she was exposed to sexually inappropriate materials and behavior, and when she complained about it, she was targeted for retaliation and discipline.
19 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
The lawsuit also asked the court to appoint an independent fiduciary to administer the plan, distribute the assets to eligible participants, and terminate the plan upon completion.
Two drivers and a foreman who were fired by a Michigan paving contractor after raising safety concerns will receive nearly $1 million in back wages and damages under a federal settlement.
Running for the U.S. Senate in 2010, Rand Paul became known as that crazy right-winger who expressed reservations about the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
A Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor has been ordered to reinstate a worker who the U.S. Department of Labor says was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety, officials said Wednesday.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Food Lion, saying it fired a Jehovah's Witness who requested certain days off for his religion.
The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor to reinstate a worker who was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety.
While certain job duties may legitimately require that employers screen applicants and employees for medical conditions, organizations risk violating the Americans with Disabilities Act and incurring serious legal consequences if they do not follow ADA guidelines and regulations during the hiring process.
If the editorial in The Dallas Morning News this morning has any credibility, and I am sure it does, HUD has agreed to throw the whistleblowers under the bus in the Lockey/MacKenzie racial segregation complaint against the city of Dallas.
She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her first son.
On July 14, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued its first guidance on pregnancy discrimination since 1983.
The payments came after an investigation found that the federal prison subcontractor underpaid 362 employees at the California City Correctional Center under the terms of its contract, where pay rates are established by law.
The Department of Labor issued guidance Tuesday stating that transgender federal employees and employees of federal contractors are covered under nondiscrimination protections that apply to sex.
The Labor Department issued guidance on Tuesday spelling out that the Obama administration will interpret an executive order prohibiting gender discrimination in the workforce to protect transgender workers.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:42 pm
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