EEOC Policy Change — Will Now Release Employer’s Position Statement

Through a simple press release, the EEOC has announced that it will now release to the charging party (employee) position statements submitted by the employer.  The employee will also be given a chance to respond after reviewing the company’s position. In the past, the employee could not access the employer’s position statement except through a… More

Discrimination Laws Don’t Necessarily Care About Practical Concerns

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a press release announcing its lawsuit against the international restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday, Inc.  According to the EEOC’s complaint, Ruby Tuesday discriminated against men by refusing to consider male applicants for temporary positions at a Park City, Utah resort location. Male employees applied for the positions and… More

Navy’s Blue Angels Commander Reprimanded for Supporting Hostile Work Environment

According to published reports, the former commander of the celebrated Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron, a group often thought of as the face of the Navy, was recently reprimanded after an investigation indicated he failed to stop sexual harassment and condoned and participated in other inappropriate workplace behavior. The 63-page investigative report released by the… More