A Waukesha restoration contractor has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle a federal lawsuit alleging racial harassment and retaliation.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges the University of Wisconsin System refused to hire a former longtime employee because of her age.
Merrill Pine Ridge LLC and Kim’s Wisconsin LLC, both doing business as New Pine Ridge Restaurant in the city of Merrill, settled a lawsuit Jan. 14 alleging claims of sexual harassment and a sexually hostile working environment.
Federal employers have reduced the time they take to process job discrimination complaints, according to a new study by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The former owner of a McDonald's in south-central Wisconsin has agreed to pay $1 million to nearly a dozen former employees to settle a federal sexual harassment lawsuit.
A good friend of mine -- not named Warren -- is around 5-foot-9 with boots on, and over the last few years or so has fluctuated between 185 and 200 pounds.
Jane Doe was 19 years old when she was charged with prescription fraud. She altered the quantity on a painkiller prescription she received for tooth pain. To make things right after her youthful mistake, she entered a diversion program and was able to avoid having a criminal record that would follow her for the rest of her life. Or so she thought.
Employers who make hiring, firing and compensation decisions that impact older workers more negatively than their younger counterparts are going to have to explain themselves a little more clearly, due to new regulations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The recent ruling from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holding that transgendered workers can bring employment bias claims under Title VII is a “game changer” in employment discrimination law, and could lead to claims under the Act based on sexual orientation.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued updated guidance on employers’ use of criminal background checks in making employment decisions.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups are praising the recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decision in Macy v. Holder (appeal no. 0120120821), to extend Title VII employment discrimination protection to transgender individuals.
Employers beware: Your prohibition on hiring job applicants with arrest or conviction records could land you in trouble with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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