Eeoc

  • EEOC’s Public Portal online now

    … related to the charge from the agency and check on the status of his or her charge. These features are available for newly filed charges and charges that were filed on or after Jan. 1, 2016 that are in investigation or mediation. Five EEOC offices (Charlotte, Chicago, New Orleans, Phoenix and Seattle) piloted the new system for six months. Feedback…

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  • Court finds sexual orientation discrimination is sex discrimination

    … discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is, at its very core, sex stereotyping plain and simple; there is no line separating the two. Contra Prowel, 579 F.3d at 291 (“[T]he line between sexual orientation discrimination and discrimination “because of sex” can be difficult to draw.”). It is, in the view of the undersigned, a distinction without…

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  • Tips for your anti-discrimination policy

    … The EEOC recently posted some tips for employers looking to develop an anti-discrimination policy. The EEOC advises employers to: State that discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, disability, age (40 or older) or genetic information (including family…

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  • What kind of damages can I get in my discrimination case?

    …, depression, marital strain, humiliation, emotional distress, loss of self esteem, excessive fatigue, or a nervous breakdown. Physical manifestations of emotional harm may consist of ulcers, gastrointestinal disorders, hair loss, or headaches.” See EEOC Enforcement Guidance: Compensatory and Punitive Damages Available under § 102 of the Civil Rights…

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  • What is a hostile work environment?

    … of what could is, and what is not, legally recognized as a hostile work environment. Hostile work environment and harassment A hostile work environment is really just a specific form of harassment. The EEOC defines harassment as: unwelcome conduct that is based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older…

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