Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

a body appointed by the president of the United States to administer the Civil Rights Act of 1964, particularly to investigate complaints of discrimination in employment in businesses engaged in interstate commerce. Discrimination based on race, color, creed, or national origin is forbidden, but certain kinds of employers and certain conditions of employment allow exceptions to the act.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission



A federal agency that enacts and enforces regulations that protect against discrimination in the workplace, esp. on the basis of age, gender, race, religious preference, or functional impairment.
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Livingston, General Counsel for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, said, "This settlement is a model of multiparty cooperation by counsel for the EEOC, the plaintiffs, and IDS, to resolve a lengthy, complex and difficult lawsuit.
When he introduced President Bush during the signing ceremony of the Americans with Disabilities Act, July 26, 1990, Evan Kemp, Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), said, "Today he will sign the most important civil rights legislation of the last quarter of a century.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Martin Gerry, who was assistant secretary for civil rights at the Department of Health, Education and Welfare under Gerald Ford and a member of the Reagan administration's Disability Advisory Council.
Meringolo further clarified that "The recently announced settlement between Medegen Medical Products and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission does not require any payment be made by Medical Action.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and, last October, he and six other black applicants who were also rejected for production jobs at Farmer John received a $110,000 settlement.
Each year since 2000, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has handled more than 25,000 sex discrimination charges.
75 million settlement for their Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint about denial of promotions.
In June, The New York Times revealed that one in seven new claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission now deal with male-on-male gender harassment--a category unheard of just 10 years ago.
Spisto's tenure was plagued with complaints about his management, including a sex- and age-discrimination claim filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by an ex-staff member.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, for example, even sued the United Parcel Service because it wouldn't hire one-eyed drivers -- though the National Transportation Safety Board has its own prohibitions against such truck drivers because of their problems with depth perception.
March: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission argued before a federal appeals court that Conrail violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it denied a dispatcher's job to an employee with a heart condition that can cause him to black out.
One copy of the technical manual is also free from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for any manager requesting it.

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