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EEOC Reveals Positions Related to LGBT W...

EEOC Reveals Positions Related to LGBT Workers
By: John Egbert On May 2, 2016, the EEOC posted on its website, information about the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s positions related to LGBT workers. Among other things, the EEOC warned employers that, in the EEOC’s view, it is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to do the following: -Fail to hire an applicant because she is a transgender...

U.S. Supreme Court Questions Abercrombie...

By: Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. On June 1, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) issued its decision reversing the Tenth Circuit’s award of summary judgment in favor of Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. in the closely watched employment discrimination case.  Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended (“Title VII”) provides for two...

EEOC Sues CVS Pharmacy Claiming Its Sepa...

By John G. Sestak, Jr. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) commenced litigation against CVS Pharmacy, Inc. alleging that its separation agreements unlawfully prevented employees from communicating with the agency (the EEOC) or filing discrimination claims.  Legal commentators have indicated that the form of separation agreement used by CVS is fairly standard for...

Lawsuit: Doctor Sexual Harassment Toward...

Three women have filed a federal lawsuit against the medical center where  they once worked, saying the doctor who owns it made unwanted sexual advances  toward them. The suit was filed Monday against the Pain Relief Centers, P.A., which has  operated clinics in Conover, Statesville and Salisbury, North Carolina. It was filed by former  employees Deana Lingle, Leslie Treadway and...

EEOC Releases Opinion Letter Regarding P...

The EEOC has released a letter outlining its general position with respect to employers using arrest and conviction records in pre-employment screening. Generally, the EEOC admonishes employers to distinguish between arrest and conviction records warning that arrest records are susceptible to errors and do not reflect whether the person was convicted of a crime. It also warned employers...

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