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CAUTIONARY TALES EPISODE 28

EEOC Settles Female Miner Discrimination and Retaliation Case For $690,000 The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced the $690,000 resolution of its gender-based lawsuit against Alaska gold mining outfit Northern Star LLC, formerly Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo (Pogo). The government alleged Pogo discriminated against female underground miner Hanna Hurst by refusing to promote her despite promoting male […]

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THE #METOO MOVEMENT’S IMPACT

EEOC 2018 Report Reflects Increases in Sexual Harassment Charges The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced the number of workplace discrimination charges filed nationwide during fiscal year 2018 (October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018). Of the 76,418 discrimination charges filed last year, retaliation topped the list, totaling 39,469 charges, followed by sex, […]

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Gender Equality and Discrimination in the Workplace

Employment sex or gender discrimination arises from treating male and female employees with comparable skills and in comparable jobs differently.  Personnel decisions must be made on the basis of skills and other job-related qualifications. Unless a person’s sex is a job requirement (e.g., locker room attendants in a sports club), choosing to hire, discipline, fire, […]

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