Month: May 2009

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report charging the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division with mishandling nine of the ten cases brought…  Read more
The EEOC announced that it filed a lawsuit against Hibbing Taconite Company alleging it denied a job applicant a reasonable accommodation for his hearing impairment…  Read more
The EEOC announced an arbitrator’s ruling that the EEOC’s own practice of giving time off to commission employees who worked extra hours was insufficient for…  Read more
The EEOC announced that a North Carolina based nursing home and chain will pay $300,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit in which the EEOC…  Read more
The Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy recently released its new Four-Step Reference Guide to help employers recruit, hire and retain employees with…  Read more
The EEOC announced that a building material supplier will pay $495,000 to five former workers to settle a race bias lawsuit. The EEOC alleged in…  Read more
The Department of Labor announced that IFCO Systems has paid $1.6 million in back wages to 1,751 employees in 17 states who allegedly were not…  Read more
The EEOC announced that Benedict College, a historically black university in Columbia, South Carolina, will pay $165,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging the school violated…  Read more
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