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EEOC ISSUES PUBLICATIONS ON RIGHTS OF JOB APPLICANTS, EMPLOYEES WITH HIV

“The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued two documents addressing workplace rights for individuals with HIV infection under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), including the right to be free from employment discrimination and harassment, and the right to reasonable accommodations in the workplace. The White House has issued a (Archived) National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) for the United States. One... Read More

EEOC GOES HOLLYWOOD: COMMISSION TO PROBE GENDER DISCRIMINATION AGAINST FEMALE DIRECTORS

“Several women directors say that they have received notices from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asking to set up interviews in an apparent start to an investigation over gender discrimination in Hollywood. According to a copy of the letter obtained by Variety, the EEOC is asking directors to speak with them so that “we may learn more about the gender-related issues” they are facing in entertainment. The letter indicated that... Read More

WOMEN NEED NOT APPLY

When a company hires over 1,000 new employees over a period of three years, and none of them are women, there is likely something suspicious. Mavis Discount Tire, which owns Cole Muffler, and has 130 locations across the Northeast, is allegedly guilty of exactly that, and The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is now suing the company for hiring men over more qualified women. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, claims the discount tire dealer didn’t... Read More

CALIFORNIA AB 1450 WOULD PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST UNEMPLOYED JOBSEEKERS

To help prevent discrimination against unemployed Californians by employers or employment agencies only interested in hiring applicants who already have a job, newly proposed legislation in the state – California Assembly Bill No. 1450 (AB 1450) – would fine California employers and employment agencies that refuse to consider jobless applicants for job openings. Introduced by Assemblyman Michael Allen (D-Santa Rosa/San Rafael), California AB... Read More