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Registration is now open for "Workplace Transformation- Light at the End of the Tunnel," a virtual EEO seminar covering ...
03/11/2021

Registration is now open for "Workplace Transformation- Light at the End of the Tunnel," a virtual EEO seminar covering topics of increased interest during the pandemic such as reasonable accommodations and religious protections amid the pandemic, and COVID-19’s impact on women and caregivers. March 31, 2021 from noon to 3:10 p.m. ET. Register today!
http://bit.ly/EEOCWebinar.

#ICYMIDuring the past year, women’s labor force participation rate has slid back to what it was in the late 1980s. In a ...
03/09/2021

#ICYMI

During the past year, women’s labor force participation rate has slid back to what it was in the late 1980s. In a statement in honor of #InternationalWomensDay and #WomensHistoryMonth, EEOC Chair Charlotte Burrows shared the devastating toll the pandemic has had on women in the workforce and reiterated EEOC’s commitment to address the disparities exacerbated by the pandemic. Read Chair Burrows’ full statement.

https://www.eeoc.gov/wysk/message-eeoc-chair-charlotte-burrows-international-womens-day-and-womens-history-month

Happy International Women's Day! The EEOC is committed to eliminating persistent barriers women face in employment. The ...
03/08/2021

Happy International Women's Day! The EEOC is committed to eliminating persistent barriers women face in employment. The agency is actively working to address issues such as unequal pay and harassment through nationwide outreach, education and enforcement. #InternationalWomensDay

02/26/2021

Last summer, the Commission unanimously adopted a resolution condemning “the violence that has claimed the lives of so many Black persons in America” and committing the agency “to redouble our efforts to address institutionalized racism, advance justice, and foster equality of opportunity in the workplace.” I am honored to lead the agency as we work to make good on that commitment.
-EEOC Chair Charlotte A. Burrows

https://www.eeoc.gov/wysk/statement-eeoc-chair-charlotte-burrows-black-history-month-2021

United Precision Products to pay $60K to settle an EEOC age discrimination lawsuit. United Precision Products refused to...
02/23/2021
United Precision Products Pays $60,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Suit | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

United Precision Products to pay $60K to settle an EEOC age discrimination lawsuit. United Precision Products refused to hire an older applicant after asking his age and high school graduation date, the suit charged. https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/united-precision-products-pays-60000-settle-eeoc-age-discrimination-suit

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Official Security settles race discrimination charge. The charge made to EEOC alleged Official Security failed to allow ...
02/08/2021
Official Security Resolves Race Discrimination Charge with EEOC | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Official Security settles race discrimination charge. The charge made to EEOC alleged Official Security failed to allow a Black applicant to apply for a vacant position due to her ethnic hairstyle.
https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/official-security-resolves-race-discrimination-charge-eeoc

LAS VEGAS – Official Security, a Las Vegas-based security company, has settled a federal charge of race discrimination filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

President Biden has named Commissioner Charlotte A. Burrows Chair of the EEOC. Burrows has served as an EEOC Commissione...
01/21/2021

President Biden has named Commissioner Charlotte A. Burrows Chair of the EEOC. Burrows has served as an EEOC Commissioner since 2015, having been initially nominated by President Barack Obama. In 2019 she was re-nominated and unanimously confirmed for a second term ending in 2023.

Commissioner Jocelyn Samuels has been named Vice Chair of the EEOC.

https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/president-appoints-charlotte-burrows-eeoc-chair

Employers are required to display notices about federal laws that prohibit job discrimination. The EEOC offers the infor...
01/19/2021

Employers are required to display notices about federal laws that prohibit job discrimination. The EEOC offers the information in free, printable posters. https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

01/15/2021

The EEOC public meeting scheduled for January 15, 2021 has been canceled.

MVM, Inc. will pay $200k and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a class sexual harassment and retaliation di...
01/15/2021
MVM Will Pay $200,000 to Settle EEOC Class Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

MVM, Inc. will pay $200k and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a class sexual harassment and retaliation discrimination lawsuit. Contractor subjected women to sexual harassment and fired one who complained, the suit charged. https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/mvm-will-pay-200000-settle-eeoc-class-sexual-harassment-and-retaliation-lawsuit

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Dial-in instructions for the January 15, 2021 Commission meeting are now available. Callers can join the conference five...
01/14/2021

Dial-in instructions for the January 15, 2021 Commission meeting are now available. Callers can join the conference five minutes prior to the scheduled start time. https://www.eeoc.gov/next-commission-meeting

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About The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, s*x (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. It is also illegal to discriminate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit. EEOC has 53 offices across the nation. General Information EEOC manages this Facebook fan page as a portal for information from EEOC. However, this page is not EEOC’s official website. For information about EEOC, how to contact EEOC, or how to file a charge of discrimination with EEOC, please visit www.eeoc.gov. Comment Policy We encourage you to share your thoughts as they relate to the topic being discussed. The views expressed in comments reflect those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or the federal government. To maintain dignity and respect for the mission of EEOC, we ask that your messages and comments be respectful and considerate. We ask that you follow our posting guidelines set forth below. We will in our sole discretion delete in their entirety comments or posts that: -contain abusive, vulgar, offensive, threatening or harassing language, personal attacks of any kind, or offensive terms that target specific individuals or groups based on race, color, s*x, s*xual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, or disability; -are clearly off-topic, that promote services or products, or that promote or oppose any political party, person campaigning for elected office, or any ballot proposition; -are solicitations or advertisements, to include the promotion of or endorsement of any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency. Similarly, we do not allow attempts to defame or defraud any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency; -appear to contain copyrighted, trademarked, patented, or proprietary information; -suggest or encourage illegal activity; -are apparent spam (the author(s) may be blocked from the page without notice); -include certain personally identifiable information, such as social security numbers, addresses and telephone numbers; -appear to be attempts to file a charge of discrimination with the agency. Take personal responsibility for your comments, your username and any information provided. Please remember that the content of all comments is immediately released into the public domain, so do not submit anything you do not wish to be broadcast to the general public. The appearance or sharing of external links on any EEOC social media account does not constitute official endorsement on behalf of EEOC. You may quote, republish or share any content on this page on your own blog, website or other communication/publication. If you do so, please indicate from which social media channel the information came and credit the author of the content. We welcome your comments and questions at any time, but we will review and respond to them within 24 hours during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, with the exception of holidays, between 9am and 5pm EST). If you submit comments and/or questions after hours or during a weekend or holiday, we will endeavor to review them the next business day. Members of the media are asked to pose questions to EEOC's Office of Communications at 202-663-4191 or [email protected] Reporters should refrain from submitting questions via social media as comments. Reporters seeking official Commission comment, documents, or information should continue to contact EEOC's Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs, and agency staff will respond promptly to those inquiries. Media requests posted as comments will probably not receive an official response. Privacy Notice EEOC’s official website is www.eeoc.gov. EEOC is using this third party site to share some of the information from its official website in a different format that may be useful or interesting to users of this third party site. EEOC cannot attest to the accuracy or security of information on this site, however, or any other linked site other than EEOC’s official website. Please be aware that the privacy protection provided on social media and third party sites that are not a part of the EEOC.gov domain may not be the same as the EEOC privacy policy. To protect your privacy and the privacy of others, we ask that you do not include personally identifiable information, such as name, Social Security number, addresses, phone numbers or email addresses in the body of your comment. EEOC does not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

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