March 15, 2013

The use of criminal background checks by employers is being closely watched.

Concerns that convictions among African Americans and Hispanics were causing hiring discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Council has issued new guidelines regarding employer use of criminal records under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. According to the Pew Center on the States 2010 study, while one in every 87 white men in America have been incarcerated, among Hispanics it is 1-in-36 and blacks it is 1-in-12.

December 18, 2012

A report by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission revealed that Dillard’s Inc. will pay $2 million to settle a class-action disability discrimination lawsuit.

November 29, 2011

By Julie S. Lucht, Perkins Coie LLP

November 29, 2011

By Julie S. Lucht, Perkins Coie LLP

September 21, 2011

he Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Houston on Wednesday, charging Bass Pro Outdoor World with alleged racial discrimination in its hiring practices dating back to 2005, the Associated Press reported.

September 21, 2011

he Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Houston on Wednesday, charging Bass Pro Outdoor World with alleged racial discrimination in its hiring practices dating back to 2005, the Associated Press reported.

July 6, 2011

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission settled a lawsuit with Target Corp. regarding the rights of a disabled cart attendant in California's Orange County, the Associated Press reported.

May 16, 2011

Dillard’s will pay $50,000 and provide additional, unspecified relief to settle an age discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Triangle Business Journal reported.

April 14, 2011

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission disclosed Thursday that the Sam’s Club warehouse division of Wal-Mart Stores will pay $440,000 and other relief to settle a harassment lawsuit filed by the EEOC.

March 1, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores will pay nearly $12 million and change its hiring practices to settle a...

October 8, 2009

Fashion Bug has been hit with a lawsuit filed by The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...

April 16, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $300,000 to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of a...

October 1, 2007

Seattle, The Equal...

October 1, 2007

Seattle, The Equal...

November 20, 2005

New York City, ...

November 20, 2005

New York City, ...