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Employment Discrimination

What Exactly Is the EEOC?

What Exactly Is the EEOC?

By Employment Discrimination

The EEOC stands for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. It is a governmental organization charged with enforcing federal laws in the face of any kind of employment discrimination. Employment discrimination can occur on the basis of age, sex, color, race, disability, religion, national origin, and genetic information. When people believe…

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NYPD Racism?

NYPD Racism?

By Employment Discrimination

Three black NYPD detectives who said they were discriminated against because of their race recently received a $700,000 settlement. The detectives, Theodore Coleman, Roland Stephens, and Jon McCollum, put the blame on their commanding officer, Thomas Galati for continually promoting less-qualified white officers and systematically discriminating against them. The detectives…

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Knowing Is Half the Battle

Knowing Is Half the Battle

By Employment Discrimination

The city of Philadelphia recently settled a claim with a woman who said her supervisors knew for years that another employee was a harassment problem. The woman, Sherron Bell, was an employee in the Office of the City Commissioners’ voter registration division when Francisco Martinez exposed himself to her. She…

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Hello/Goodbye

Hello/Goodbye

By Employment Discrimination

Walmart made the news recently for its decision to eliminate store greeters. Walmart shopping has long been synonymous with friendly greeters who welcome you to the store. The workers who have made up this welcoming workforce for decades are frequently elderly and/or disabled. In order to do this, Walmart changed…

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