Tag Archives: EEOC

Ban the box and the EEOC | Philly.com | Jane M. Von Bergen | 4/27/12

The “box” refers to the box on a job application that candidates must  check it if they’ve ever been convicted, or in some cases, arrested for a crime. A year ago, Mayor Michael Nutter signed into law a measure forbidding employers to use the box … Continue reading

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TX Federal Judge Nixes EEOC Breast Milk Pumping Case, Finds No COA re ‘Lactation Discrimination’ | ABA Journal | Martha Neil | 02/8/12

A federal judge in Texas says a mother was not protected by law from losing her job even if it’s true she was fired for asking to pump breast milk at work for her baby. “Lactation is not pregnancy, childbirth, … Continue reading

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Filing a Charge of Discrimination in PA – A Few Tips | LexisNexis | John Gallagher | 1/18/12

Very informative and detailed article on how to file a discrimination claim in PA. The following questions are addressed: Do I have to file a Charge of Discrimination with a state or federal agency before I can file a lawsuit … Continue reading

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Background Checks – Minefield For The Unwary- Lessons Learned from Pepsi/ EEOC | LexisNexis | Annemarie Cleary | 1/19/12

Pepsi’s $3.13 million settlement with the EEOC for an overly broad background check policy should cause all employers to re-evaluate their current hiring policies. Though background checks can provide invaluable information, if used improperly by employers, it may be the … Continue reading

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