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Posts tagged "Workplace Discrimination"

EEOC job-related point: base hiring decisions on ability

Sometimes employment discrimination matters are very individual-specific and not universally applicable. That is, the facts most central to an allegation or case are narrowly tailored to only one person and not overly instructive in any generic or broad-based sense.

EEOC focus on retailer Target spotlights hiring discrimination

Mega-retailer Target was, well, targeted by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission several years ago following what a Fortune business magazine article reports were "anecdotal reports of possible violations" in the company's hiring practices.

Focus: gay rights' groups and employment discrimination, Part 2

In our immediately preceding blog post, we referred to "the next great battle" concerning gay rights in the United States (please see our July 7 entry). As termed in a recent Los Angeles Times article, that is "the expansion of federal civil rights laws to protect gays in the workplace and elsewhere."

Employment discrimination next great battle for gay rights' groups

The United States Supreme Court ruling that issued late last month legalizing same-sex marriage across the country was, of course, both historical and seminal. In a 5-4 opinion, justices held that the remaining minority of states that had gay-marriage bans immediately begin issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples seeking to wed and recognize same-sex marriages consummated in other states, such as California.

Federal lawsuit alleges CVS racial profiling, discrimination

The logo CVS is about as familiar to persons living in San Diego and to other Southern California residents as any other corporate designation. The pharmacy chain's stores liberally dot the area, just as the company's massive size ensures a dominant market niche throughout the rest of the country, as well