Posts Tagged ‘Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)’

It Happened Again: Retaliation is the #1 EEOC Charge

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released detailed breakdowns of the 84,524 charges of workplace discrimination that the agency received in fiscal year 2017. And once again, retaliation claims top the list. Retaliation charges account for nearly 50 percent of all charges filed with the agency. The EEOC resolved 99,109 charges in FY 2017. It secured […]

1 Feb 18 - Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

“Aren’t You Ever Going to Quit Having Kids?” and Other Ways to Engage in Pregnancy Discrimination

On September 25, a convenience store chain in New Mexico and Texas agreed to pay $950,000 to 28 women in order to settle a pregnancy and disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC’s lawsuit charged that company managers and area supervisors subjected pregnant employees to different working conditions because […]

27 Sep 17 - Pregnancy Disability Leave - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

EEO Reporting: Requirement to Collect Pay Data by Race and Gender Halted

Yesterday, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued an immediate stay of a rule that would have required private employers with more than 100 employees to report how much they pay employees by race, ethnicity and gender on their EEO-1 reports. “It’s enormously burdensome,” Neomi Rao, Administrator of the Office of Information […]

30 Aug 17 - Reporting Requirements - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Retaliation Charges Top the List Again

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released detailed breakdowns of the 91,503 charges of workplace discrimination that the agency received in fiscal year 2016. Year after year, retaliation claims top the list and this year was no different. Retaliation accounts for over 45 percent of all charges filed with the agency. The EEOC resolved 97,443 charges […]

1 Feb 17 - Discrimination, Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

EEOC Seeks Input on Guidance Addressing Unlawful Harassment

Yesterday, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) stated that it is seeking public input on a proposed enforcement guidance addressing unlawful harassment under federal anti-discrimination laws. The 75-page proposal sets forth the EEOC’s interpretations of federal anti-harassment laws that the agency is charged with enforcing. The guidance focuses on the three components the EEOC […]

11 Jan 17 - Discrimination, Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »