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the right to equivalent opportunities for employment regardless of race or color or sex or national origin

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In addition to representing clients in various state and federal courts, she has advocated for individuals and businesses in arbitrations, mediations, and administrative proceedings, including proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and various state unemployment and civil rights divisions.
Hendricks was most recently the deputy assistant director of the equal employment opportunity programs division of the Department of Defense's Washington headquarters services.
Roughly 200 informal Equal Employment Opportunity complaints are filed each year with the Department's Office of Civil Rights alone.
BFI is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a culture of providing equal employment opportunity for all individuals," Chris Synek, senior vice president of BFI's south region, said in the EEOC news release.
The service also features the latest editions of "A Guide to Federal Labor Relations Authority and Practice," "A Guide to Merit Systems Promotion Board Law and Practice" and "A Guide to Federal Sector Equal Employment Law and Practice.
A member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the agency's impending restructuring has been hastily crafted and will have disastrous consequences on its effectiveness in combating workplace discrimination.
From 1999 through 2003, more than 403,000 charges were filed by employees under all statutes with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
In 1988 she transferred to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis as assistant general counsel and deputy equal employment opportunity (EEO) officer.
His latest move was the dismissal of Janet Saunders, the executive director for affirmative action and equal employment opportunity.
In response to a complaint filed by the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, the Equal Employment opportunity Commission on January 30 said that Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil had likely engaged in illegal discrimination.
The 9th Circuit court's decision needs to be reversed," says Ann Reesman, general counsel of the Equal Employment Advisory Council.
The number of sexual harassment charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state fair employment practices agencies has risen in recent years.
He has held management positions on Daily Labor Report, Labor Relations Week, BNA's Employee Relations Weekly, Workforce Strategies, Affirmative Action Compliance Manual, and Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance Manual.
President Kennedy first mentioned affirmative action as a component of the work of the Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity, but the concept didn't crystallize into a fleshed-out federal policy until President Johnson launched his Great Society initiatives.
The book documents her career as an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, as Commissioner of Human Rights in New York, as the first woman to chair the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as a law professor and finally as a congresswoman in Washington D.
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