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 “Know Your Rights” poster to replace “EEO is the Law” posters in workplaces nationwide. The new posters have informatio...
10/19/2022

“Know Your Rights” poster to replace “EEO is the Law” posters in workplaces nationwide. The new posters have information on harassment, equal pay, and how to report discrimination. In addition, a new QR code makes it easier for you to access important employment rights information. https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/eeoc-releases-updated-know-your-rights-poster

 EEO-3 filers! The 2022 EEO-3 (Local Union Report) data collection is now open. Visit www.eeocdata.org/eeo3 to find the ...
10/18/2022

EEO-3 filers! The 2022 EEO-3 (Local Union Report) data collection is now open. Visit www.eeocdata.org/eeo3 to find the latest updates, helpful resources, and to access the EEO-3 Online Filing System.

The deadline for submitting and certifying is Tuesday, December 6, 2022.

Since 2017, Focus subjected monolingual Spanish-speaking female employees to a hostile work environment and quid pro quo...
10/13/2022

Since 2017, Focus subjected monolingual Spanish-speaking female employees to a hostile work environment and quid pro quo s*xual harassment that included unwanted touching, groping, s*xual advances, s*xually offensive comments and requests, the suit charged. https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/focus-plumbing-pays-500000-settle-eeoc-s*xual-harassment-suit

If you feel that you have been discriminated against or harassed in the workplace, reach out to the EEOC at 800-669-4000. For more information about s*xual harassment, visit: https://www.eeoc.gov/s*xual-harassment.

In this real scenario, the employer agreed to pay the former employee $30,000 in damages, conduct training, revise polic...
10/12/2022

In this real scenario, the employer agreed to pay the former employee $30,000 in damages, conduct training, revise policies, provide regular reports to the EEOC, and post a notice that affirms its obligations under EEO laws.

If you’re ever faced with a situation like this, it helps to know your rights. EEOC’s newly launched landing page puts pregnancy-related resources just one click away.

www.EEOC.gov/pregnancy-discrimination

 that the EEOC enforces laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job seeker or an employee because of pregnan...
10/08/2022

that the EEOC enforces laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job seeker or an employee because of pregnancy, childbirth, birth control use, having or not having an abortion?

Last year alone, the EEOC resolved more than 2,000 charges of pregnancy discrimination, obtaining $14M in monetary relief for victims of pregnancy discrimination.

If you feel you have been discriminated against based on your pregnancy, contact the EEOC. Translators are available to take your call in English, Spanish or other languages.

www.EEOC.gov/Pregnancy-Discrimination

In this real scenario, the employer agreed to pay the former employee $30,000 in damages, conduct training, revise polic...
10/07/2022

In this real scenario, the employer agreed to pay the former employee $30,000 in damages, conduct training, revise policies, provide regular reports to the EEOC, and post a notice that affirms its obligations under EEO laws.

www.EEOC.gov/pregnancy-discrimination

Under federal law, employers are not allowed to discriminate against you based on the fact that-- you are/were pregnant;...
10/05/2022

Under federal law, employers are not allowed to discriminate against you based on the fact that-
- you are/were pregnant;
- you plan to become pregnant;
- you have a medical condition that is related to pregnancy; or
- you had an abortion, are considering having an abortion, or by pressuring you to have an abortion.

www.EEOC.gov/pregnancy-discrimination

In January 2021, the EEOC sued the company on behalf of the employee. She was awarded $30K. In addition, the company hir...
10/05/2022

In January 2021, the EEOC sued the company on behalf of the employee. She was awarded $30K. In addition, the company hired an EEO consultant, revised its policies to ensure compliance with EEO laws, and was required to provide anti-discrimination training.

www.EEOC.gov/pregnancy-discrimination

Attention EEO-5 filers. The 2022 EEO-5 (Elementary – Secondary Staff Information Report) data collection is now open!  V...
10/04/2022

Attention EEO-5 filers. The 2022 EEO-5 (Elementary – Secondary Staff Information Report) data collection is now open! Visit the EEO-5 website at www.eeocdata.org/eeo5 for the latest updates, helpful resources and to access the EEO-5 Online Filing System. The deadline to submit and certify the 2022 report is Tuesday, November 22, 2022!

If you’re having difficulty doing your job because of pregnancy or a medical condition related to your pregnancy, you ma...
10/04/2022

If you’re having difficulty doing your job because of pregnancy or a medical condition related to your pregnancy, you may be able to get an accommodation from your employer that will allow you to do your regular job safely.

Examples of an accommodation can include an altered break and work schedule (e.g., breaks to rest or use the restroom), permission to sit or stand, ergonomic office furniture, shift changes, elimination of marginal job functions, and permission to work from home.

www.EEOC.gov/pregnancy-discrimination

From September 15th to October 15th of each year, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the achievements of ...
10/03/2022

From September 15th to October 15th of each year, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the achievements of our country’s Hispanic communities. This year’s theme is “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation,” a reminder that diverse voices and perspectives should be welcomed and included as we develop strong communities that contribute to a robust economy and nation.

At the EEOC, we are working to build inclusive workplaces for a stronger nation.

 that the EEOC enforces laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job seeker or an employee because of pregnan...
09/30/2022

that the EEOC enforces laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job seeker or an employee because of pregnancy, childbirth, birth control use, having or not having an abortion?

Last year alone, the EEOC resolved more than 2,000 charges of pregnancy discrimination, obtaining $14M in monetary relief for victims of pregnancy discrimination.

If you feel you have been discriminated against based on your pregnancy, contact the EEOC. Translators are available to take your call in English, Spanish or other languages.

www.EEOC.gov/Pregnancy-Discrimination

In this real scenario, the employer agreed to pay the former employee $30,000 in damages, conduct training, revise polic...
09/30/2022

In this real scenario, the employer agreed to pay the former employee $30,000 in damages, conduct training, revise policies, provide regular reports to the EEOC, and post a notice that affirms its obligations under EEO laws.

www.EEOC.gov/pregnancy-discrimination

Under federal law, employers are not allowed to discriminate against you based on the fact that-- you are/were pregnant;...
09/29/2022

Under federal law, employers are not allowed to discriminate against you based on the fact that-
- you are/were pregnant;
- you plan to become pregnant;
- you have a medical condition that is related to pregnancy; or
- you had an abortion, are considering having an abortion, or by pressuring you to have an abortion.

www.EEOC.gov/pregnancy-discrimination

In January 2021, the EEOC sued the company on behalf of the employee. She was awarded $30K. In addition, the company hir...
09/29/2022

In January 2021, the EEOC sued the company on behalf of the employee. She was awarded $30K. In addition, the company hired an EEO consultant, revised its policies to ensure compliance with EEO laws, and was required to provide anti-discrimination training.

www.EEOC.gov/pregnancy-discrimination

If you’re having difficulty doing your job because of pregnancy or a medical condition related to your pregnancy, you ma...
09/29/2022

If you’re having difficulty doing your job because of pregnancy or a medical condition related to your pregnancy, you may be able to get an accommodation from your employer that will allow you to do your regular job safely.

Examples of an accommodation can include an altered break and work schedule (e.g., breaks to rest or use the restroom), permission to sit or stand, ergonomic office furniture, shift changes, elimination of marginal job functions, and permission to work from home.

www.EEOC.gov/pregnancy-discrimination

You cannot be fired, rejected for a job or promotion, given lesser assignments, or forced to take leave because of pregn...
09/28/2022

You cannot be fired, rejected for a job or promotion, given lesser assignments, or forced to take leave because of pregnancy, according to the Discrimination Act. www.EEOC.gov/Pregnancy-Discrimination

Koerner Management Group, Inc. which operates IHOP restaurants in Maryland and Virginia, to pay $125,000 to settle an EE...
09/23/2022
IHOP Franchisee Pays $125,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Koerner Management Group, Inc. which operates IHOP restaurants in Maryland and Virginia, to pay $125,000 to settle an EEOC s*xual harassment lawsuit. At least two teenage employees were subjected to graphic s*xual comments and questions about employees’ s*x lives, groping, displaying pornographic material, and conditioning employment actions on responses to the manager’s s*xual propositions, the suit charged.

BALTIMORE – Koerner Management Group, Inc. (KMG), which operates IHOP restaurants in Maryland and Virginia, has agreed to pay $125,000 and provide significant injunctive and other non-monetary relief to settle a s*xual harassment lawsuit filed against the company by the U.S. Equal Employment Oppor...

t’s ! Join EEOC tomorrow at the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ Career & Recruit...
09/21/2022

t’s ! Join EEOC tomorrow at the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ Career & Recruitment Fair where we will share information on new and exciting opportunities at EEOC.

In addition, career fair attendees should plan to join these two informative sessions:

•​2:00 pm Learn Why A Career with EEOC is : Learn about the important work done by the EEOC. Presenters will provide a brief overview of the EEOC’s Mission and feature employees holding different positions to discuss what they do at the EEOC followed by a Q&A.

•​3:00 pm PAID Internship$ and Recent Graduate Opportunitie$ at the EEOC: EEOC Pathways Program Coordinator will provide an overview of EEOC Pathways Programs and share information about current internship and recent graduate opportunities.

You cannot be fired, rejected for a job or promotion, given lesser assignments, or forced to take leave because of pregn...
09/21/2022

You cannot be fired, rejected for a job or promotion, given lesser assignments, or forced to take leave because of pregnancy, according to the Discrimination Act. www.EEOC.gov/Pregnancy-Discrimination

, the EEOC recently launched a new landing page on pregnancy discrimination in the workplace? Now, all our pregnancy-rel...
09/21/2022

, the EEOC recently launched a new landing page on pregnancy discrimination in the workplace? Now, all our pregnancy-related resources are just one click away.

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Victory Automotive Group, Inc. and Cappo Management XXIX, Inc. to pay $150K to settle an EEOC lawsuit. The joint employers terminated a title clerk working at their Sacramento dealership over fears that she might have cancer, the suit charged.
https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/national-car-dealers-pay-150000-settle-eeoc-disability-discrimination-lawsuit
Today at 2 p.m. ET, the EEOC and will host a roundtable discussion that will focus on strategies for advancing racial equity and creating pathways to good jobs for workers from underserved communities.

To register: https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/eeoc-and-ofccp-launch-hire-initiative-advance-equal-opportunity.

Born from the movement, our mission is to promote and enforce laws that make it illegal to discriminate against an applicant or employee regardless of the person’s race, creed, or color or any other federally protected basis.

Visit EEOC.gov for more information on your employment rights and responsibilities and learn how to report illegal employment discrimination.

https://www.eeoc.gov/employees-job-applicants


“The time is always right to do what’s right.” -Dr. King

To build on Dr. King Jr.’s legacy of combating poverty and pursuing economic justice, the new HIRE initiative will identify strategies to remove unnecessary barriers to employment and promote equitable, job-related hiring practices.

https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/eeoc-and-ofccp-launch-hire-initiative-advance-equal-opportunity

- The first HIRE roundtable discussion will take place on Jan 19 at 2 p.m. ET. The discussion will focus on strategies for advancing racial equity and creating pathways to good jobs for workers from underserved communities.

For more information and to register: https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/eeoc-and-ofccp-launch-hire-initiative-advance-equal-opportunity.
- It’s Human Trafficking Awareness Month and the EEOC is hosting a free webinar to discuss how EEO laws are used to help .

https://eeoc.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_7sPEcKmBQKS6CaEGTFjBsg?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=
Read a message from EEOC Chair Burrows on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.

https://www.eeoc.gov/message-eeoc-chair-charlotte-burrows-national-human-trafficking-prevention-month



Today is National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness. It doesn’t matter where you live or what your job is – you can help. Learn how to take action in your community to help : https://www.eeoc.gov/national-human-trafficking-resource-center
Car dealer, Honda of Covington, to pay $100K to resolve an EEOC disability discrimination lawsuit. A sales representative was discharged following unlawful inquiries and an unlawful medical examination in violation of the , the suit charged.

https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/car-dealer-pay-100000-resolve-eeoc-lawsuit-alleging-disability-discrimination
January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Read how human trafficking disproportionately impacts some of the most vulnerable and underserved members of our society and how we can help .
www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/12/03/fact-sheet-the-national-action-plan-to-combat-human-trafficking-nap/
Remember, workplace rules must be applied uniformly, regardless of rank or importance to the employer.

Managers should pay attention to relations among and within work groups with significant power disparities. Supervisors may feel emboldened to exploit employees reporting to them and their subordinates may feel they cannot report inappropriate behavior.

To learn more about conduct that may be considered harassing, visit the EEOC website at www.EEOC.gov/Harassment.



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