Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Its a small thing really, but it can be so helpful. The EEOC has adopted a new national policy that it will allow persons who file an EEOC Charge to obtain a copy of the employer’s explanation. The employer is required by federal statute to provide a response to the employee’s charge of discrimination. The

The Fifth Circuit issued a strained interpretation of events in the recent case of Norbach v. Woodland Village Nursing Center, Inc., No. 13-60378 (5th Cir. 6/18/2015). In Norbach, the employee at a nursing home refused to pray the rosary with a resident. She was asked to do so by a co-worker. She was

Target has reached a settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for $2.8 million regarding Target’s use of personality tests in hiring. It no longer uses the tests. But, it formerly used the tests for executive and professional level hiring. Target dropped the tests when the EEOC started its investigation in 2006. The EEOC’s investigation

The employer who lost its discrimination trial in 2012 has dropped its appeal.  A jury in U.S. district court awarded three plaintiffs $200,000 in damages.  That amount was later reduced to $140,000 due to statutory caps on damages.  See San Antonio Express News report.  

The manager was accused of using the "n" word