Google's parent company has agreed to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a group of shareholders. The lawsuit claimed that male executives who had been credibly accused of sexually harassing female employees were improperly awarded multi-million-dollar severance packages.
Employers that fire an individual merely for being gay or transgender violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Supreme Court has ruled.
The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that prior salary history may not be used to justify paying women a lower salary than men.
In what marks the largest monetary agreement ever reached by the EEOC's Denver and Phoenix field offices, the Jackson National Life Insurance Company and its subsidiaries will pay nearly $21 million to settle a race and gender discrimination lawsuit.
The EEOC has released determinations finding seven corporations posted Facebook job advertisements that discriminated against women and older workers.
Amendments to New York's equal pay law take effect October 8, 2019. A new salary history inquiry law takes effect January 6, 2020.
JP Morgan Chase Bank has reached a proposed $5 million agreement to settle claims that its paid parental leave policy discriminated against fathers.
Colorado and Washington both have enacted salary history question bans, making them the 9th and 10th states placing such prohibitions on employers. Colorado's measure is part of a broad pay equity law.
The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that an employer may not discriminate based on sexual stereotyping in a case in which a male employee did not conform to expectations of how a man should behave or appear.
The Supreme Court has vacated a major 9th Circuit Court of Appeals salary history ban ruling because the appellate court released its 6-5 opinion shortly after the judge who authored it had died.
News: HR Guidance on addressing sex discrimination in the workplace and ensuring equal opportunity for employees and applicants of both genders.
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