discrimination lawsuits

EEOC Sues Trucking Company For Racial Harassment

According to the EEOC, Owner Constantly Harassed Black Employees, Forcing Many to Quit In the EEOC complaint, the EEOC states the trucking company subjected black employees to a racially hostile work environment and working conditions…

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EEOC Settles Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

According to the EEOC, Contractor Fired Seventh-day Adventist Because of His Sabbath Request A North Carolina concrete company will pay $42,500 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)….


EEOC Files First Suits Challenging Sexual Orientation Discrimination as Sex Discrimination

In March 2016, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it filed its first two sex discrimination cases based on sexual orientation. Why is this important? It is important because while some states…


Getting to the Root of the Problems in Ferguson, Missouri

The Economic Policy Institute Examines the Public Policies at the Root of the problems in Ferguson, Missouri What is racial discrimination? The Missouri Human Rights Act defines race discrimination as offensive conduct, such as racial…


Pregnancy Discrimination

In fiscal year 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received 3,543 discrimination charges based on pregnancy. The EEOC is a federal agency that is responsible for enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination…


Discrimination in the Workplace Causes Stress

Greater than half of adults in the U.S. say they have experienced discrimination in the workplace. USA Today: Discrimination Leads to Stress In fact, almost 70% of adults say they have experienced some form of…


The Current State of Discrimination in the Employment

No matter where you live in America, it is hard to avoid our shared history of racial discrimination. In recent years, some commentators have stated that because we have an African-American President we now live…


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