Posts tagged Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    Minority Construction Worker Testifies to EEOC About Discriminatory Practices On Union Job Sites

    May 20, 2022 // Although it has improved slightly in recent years, in certain major metropolitan areas—like Philadelphia—sexism and racism in the building trades has been a problem for decades.

    EEOC, federal employee union locked in dispute over return to work plans

    May 13, 2022 // Workers at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will return to the office at least one day a week starting May 16. After a month, in-person work will go up to two days per week for EEOC employees. In response, the American Federation of Government Employees has filed an unfair labor practice complaint, saying that EEOC did not finish union negotiations before announcing the re-entry. The agency is using 2022 re-entry plans as a test run to inform changes to its in-person work policies for next year.

    National Retail Federation asks Congress to investigate the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel’s suit against Amazon.com,

    April 2, 2022 // On March 17, 2022, the NLRB General Counsel filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York seeking reinstatement of a former employee at Amazon’s Staten Island facility who was fired nearly two years ago for shouting sexually charged and profane obscenities at a female coworker over a bullhorn at their shared workplace. As seen in video evidence, this individual called his female coworker a “gutter bitch,” “ignorant and stupid,” “crack-head ass,” “crack ho,” and “queen of the swamp” and accused her of being “high” and on “fentanyl.”

    U.S. Labor Agencies Strike Deal to Share Enforcement Information

    January 7, 2022 // The U.S. Department of Labor’s wage regulator and the National Labor Relations Board have struck an agreement to collaborate on investigations and share information on potential violations of law, specifically targeting independent contractor misclassification and retaliation against workers.