Lowell Perry in 1957 became the first African-American coach in modern NFL history when he coached receivers for the PITTSBURGH STEELERS! Later in 1966 he became the first African-American to broadcast an NFL game to a national audience.
In 1991, Anita Hill made headlines everywhere for testifying that Clarence Thomas, the then-candidate for Supreme Court Justice, had sexually harassed her during her time working for him at the U.S. Department of Education and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, citing many detailed examples. Many of her supporters were mesmerized (and often horrified) as a lone Hill was made to defend herself against the entire all-white, all-male Senate Judiciary Committee.
POLICY: From the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Ledbetter Act was enacted to combat the discrepancy in pay between men and women. Employers are put under greater scrutiny to pay wages fairly, regardless of gender.
At least 13 former towing company employees are expected to receive a total of $380,000 in settlement of a disability class suit they filed last 2009, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced. read the full article here: http://www.employmentattorneyservices.com/United-Road-Towing-Settles-Disability-Discrimination-Charge-with-$380,000.html
When it comes to sexual harassment, women who work in the restaurant industry remain vulnerable. An estimated seven percent of all women make their living as a waitress or hostess, but they make up nearly of 40 percent of all sexual harassment complaints filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to Marlton sexual [ ] The post Marlton Sexual Harassment Lawyers: Restaurant Industry Rife with Problems appeared first on
Employment retaliation is one of the most common adverse employment problems in the United States. According to the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), in fiscal year 2011, the agency has received a total of 37,344 retaliation complaints