Tag: Discrimination Prevention Checklist

EEOC Releases New Guidance on Avoiding Religious Discrimination

Recently, Lynn Noyes, a permanent software developer at temp agency Kelly Services in Nevada City (near Sacramento) won a massive $6.5 million verdict when a jury found that Noyes’ manager failed to select Noyes for promotion because she lacked certain religious beliefs held by that manager. Evidence in the case showed that the manager also […]

Pregnancy Bias: Maternity Retailer to Pay Big in Discrimination Case

In an ironic twist, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced that Philadelphia-based Mothers Work, Inc., which does business as Motherhood Maternity, will pay $375,000 to settle a lawsuit charging that the maternity clothes retailer refused to hire pregnant applicants. In addition, the EEOC charged that the company retaliated against a former assistant manager, LaShonda […]