Year: 2007

By Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs Law firms have implemented diversity programs in the past few years to hire more minorities and women. These…  Read more
by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs New research offers insights into why some people oppose affirmative action, as well as perspectives into how such…  Read more
Legislation is moving through Congress that would bar discrimination by employers and insurers based on genetic information. The legislation would prohibit health insurers or employers…  Read more
Naomi C. Earp, Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, unveiled a new initiative, E-RACE (Eradicating Racism and Colorism from Employment) during a public meeting…  Read more
The Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy published a notice in the Federal Register soliciting comments on a proposed survey for the Employer…  Read more
The EEOC has announced a federal jury verdict against Hill Brothers Construction Company and Engineering Company, Inc. in a rare same-sex harassment lawsuit brought by…  Read more
The EEOC has announced a new question-and-answer fact sheet on the application of the Americans With Disabilities Act to job applicants and employees in the…  Read more
The EEOC has announced that a federal judge has given final approval to a $5 million settlement resolving two consolidated class action employment discrimination lawsuits…  Read more
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