Month: January 2013

THREE RESTAURANTS IN NASSAU AND WESTCHESTER COUNTIES ORDERED BY UNITED STATES’ DEPARTMENT OF LABOR TO PAY OVER $1 MILLION TO 225 UNDERPAID EMPLOYEES

A chain of three full-service restaurants in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, and their president, will pay $1,085,752 in back wages, interest and liquidated damages to 255 employees, according to the terms of consent judgments obtained in federal court by the United States Department of Labor.  Asian Moon Restaurant of Massapequa Park Inc., Asian Moon Restaurant …

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION FINDS RACE BIAS AT WET SEAL STORE

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that Wet Seal, a nationwide apparel retailer for young women, illegally discriminated against a former store manager after one of the company’s executives complained about too many black employees at the manager’s store in Pennsylvania. In making its determination, the EEOC stated that Wet Seal’s corporate managers …

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THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ASSAULT AND STALKING

The United States Equal Employment Commission (EEOC) recently issued a “Question and Answer” regarding the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to applicants or employees who experience domestic or dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.  Specifically, the ADA prohibits different treatment or harassment at …

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TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ASSAULT AND STALKING

The United States Equal Employment Commission (EEOC) recently issued a “Question and Answer” regarding the application of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) to applicants or employees who experience domestic or dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. Title VII prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, or national origin. …

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THE UNITED STATES’ EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION’S STRATEGIC ENFORCEMENT PLAN FOR 2013-1016

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC) recently developed and approved a Strategic Enforcement Plan for fiscal years 2013-2016.   The purpose of this plan is to focus and coordinate the EEOC’s programs so as to have the greatest, most sustainable impact in reducing and deterring discriminatory practices in the workplace. In this Plan, the EEOC …

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