EEOC Updates

EEO-1 Survey for 2016 Now Open

The EEOC has completed the 2016 EEO-1 survey notification letters, which is required for private employers with 100 or more, or federal government contractors or first-tier subcontractors with 50 or more employees and a contract/subcontract of $50,000 or more to file the EEO-1 report.  The filing of the survey is required by federal law and must be filed to the EEOC by September 30, 2016. 

 Federal Judge Awards $1,470,000 in EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Case

 A federal judge has ordered a company to pay $1,470,000 in damages after the EEOC filed a lawsuit claiming sexual harassment and retaliation.  The EEOC found that the company allowed male supervisors to sexually harass the employees, and when male or female employees complained or reported it, they were fired.  Read more…

 Company Sued for Sex Discrimination against Transgender Employee

The EEOC has filed a suit against a company alleging that they violated federal civil rights law when managers disapproved of the employee’s gender transition and used that as a pretext for firing the employee.  Read more…

 Company to pay $150,000 to Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A manager at a company violated federal law when he subjected female employees to constant sexual harassment.  When the employee refused sexual advances from the manager, they were subjected to being hit, yelled at regularly, and cursed at.  When the employee finally reported the harassment to police, they were fired in retaliation.  Read more… 

EEOC and ADP Enter into Settlement to Improve Employment Opportunities for Minorities in Illinois 

ADP, which is a leading payroll processing and human resource management provider, has agreed to resolve employment discrimination charges.  ADP will pay $1.4 million to enhance recruiting, hiring, and promotion of minorities at all Illinois-based operations.  Read more…