EEOC Reports Workplace Discrimination Charges at All Time High

/cdklawyers.com// 01/24/2011 The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently announced that more private sector workplace discrimination charges had been filed with the federal agency in fiscal year 2010 than ever before.  The statement, released on January 11, 2011, is available here: http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/1-11-11.cfm.  The EEOC enforces federal laws that prohibit employment discrimination, harassment and […]

EEOC Issues Press Release Regarding 2010 Statistics

/cdklawyers.com// 12/09/2010 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently issued a press release detailing statistics from its fiscal year 2010 (available at http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/11-23-10.cfm).  The EEOC is the federal agency charged with enforcing federal civil rights laws that protect America’s workers from discrimination and retaliation, such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the […]

EEOC Issues Final Regulations Regarding the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act

/cdklawyers.com// 11/28/2010 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently issued final regulations regarding the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (“GINA”).  GINA prohibits an employer from discriminating against an employee because of the employee’s genetic information.  Specifically, GINA prohibits an employer from using genetic information when making employment decisions, restricts an employer from acquiring certain […]

Receiving a Dismissal Notice from the EEOC

/cdklawyers.com// 10/11/2010 Employees and former employees may file charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regarding workplace discrimination and/or retaliation.  If the parties decline to mediate their dispute, the EEOC will investigate the matter to determine whether a violation of employment law occurred.  If the EEOC is unable to determine that a violation occurred, it […]

Engaging in the EEOC Mediation Process

/cdklawyers.com// 05/06/2010 Dallas discrimination attorney Keith Clouse believes that most individuals who have been discriminated against and who have filed charges of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission should take advantage of the EEOC’s mediation program. Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution process.  The EEOC created its own mediation program to assist individuals resolve […]