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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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CSC is pleased to deliver world-class technology-enabled solutions to meet the business needs of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission," said Tom Anderson, president of CSC's North American Public Sector Civil and Health Services Group.
Each year since 2000, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has handled more than 25,000 sex discrimination charges.
September: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled that belief in odd scientific notions, such as cold fusion or mysterious messages from UFOs, may be entitled to antidiscrimination protection on the same basis as religious belief.
Notices similar to those on equal employment opportunity can be obtained from the EEOC.
It honors federal contractors whose innovative workplace programs and initiatives increase equal employment opportunities for the American workforce.
Employee handbook, updated regularly and incorporating these documents: company equal employment opportunity statement, complaint/communications procedures, policy against harassment, Americans With Disabilities Act reasonable accommodation policy and contract/at-will disclaimer;
In this memo dated August 15, 1995, Lisa Fien, the department's equal employment opportunity officer, wrote: "Eight vacancies are anticipated to be filled in the Staff Services Occupational Grouping [the entry level civil service position for college graduates].
Each year, the Labor Department honors one federal contractor that exemplifies best corporate practices with regard to equal employment opportunity.
Varley has now asked a federal judge to compel the FBI to send him to the school, as has been recommended by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
And AT&T is one of the few major corporations that did not lose a disproportionate share of black employees during recent job cuts, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission records (see "Gee, Blacks Really Did Lose More Jobs" below).
Since the ADA's first employment provisions took effect on July 26, 1992, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has received more than 7,000 complaints against businesses and government agencies--1,600 of them in March 1993 alone.
Equal Employment Commission (EEOC) limited in scope to one employee in Montana who has complained about employment issues.
Rendell today signed a new Executive Order updating the state's equal employment opportunity statute.
The number of sexual-harassment suits filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission grew from 6,883 in 1991 to 15,222 in 1999.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission surged to 15,900 last year - an increase of 131 percent since 1991, the year Congress first allowed compensatory and punitive damages for such harassment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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