EEOC Releases Workplace Discrimination Data for 2020

In March, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released statistics of workplace discrimination charges the agency received in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, which ended on Sept. 30, 2020.

While the EEOC plays a crucial role in enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination, the data shows that workplace...

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Congress Reconsiders Pregnancy Discrimination

The U.S. Congress is once again considering legislation that would provide stronger legal protections to women who have been subjected to pregnancy discrimination. The stated purpose of the bill, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), is to eliminate discrimination and ensure reasonable accommodations for women whose ability to perform their...

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NY Appellate Court Reinstates 2009 Sex Bias Claim; NYCHRL only Requires Unfavorable Change in Job Terms to Show Discrimination

In May 2019, the Appellate Division, Second Department reversed the 2016 Supreme Court ruling in Golston-Green v. City of New York. The Supreme Court dismissed the 2009 employment discrimination lawsuit against the New York City Police Department (NYPD) alleging gender discrimination in violation of the New York State and City Human Rights...

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