NextGen Coordinator

2021-06-24T08:30:02-04:00May 28th, 2021|DisabilityIN, Press Releases and Announcements|

Organizational Information: Who We Are Disability:IN is the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. Our network of more than 270 corporations expands opportunities for people with disabilities across enterprises. Our organization and 25 affiliates raise a collective voice of positive change for people with disabilities in business. What We Do Disability:IN promotes disability

EEOC Issues Updated COVID-19 Technical Assistance

2021-06-09T18:01:54-04:00May 28th, 2021|EEOC, Issues|

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today posted updated and expanded technical assistance related to the COVID-19 pandemic, addressing questions arising under the federal equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws. The EEOC also posted a new resource for job applicants and employees, explaining how federal employment discrimination laws protect workers during the pandemic.

Meijer, Inc. Pays $30,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

2021-06-08T17:50:28-04:00May 27th, 2021|EEOC, Meijer|

DETROIT – Meijer, Inc., a grocery store chain based in Grand Rapids, Mich., will pay $30,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. The EEOC alleged that Meijer violated federal law by denying an employee a reasonable accommodation and

EEOC Condemns Antisemitism in Unanimous Resolution

2021-06-09T18:01:55-04:00May 27th, 2021|Condemns, EEOC|

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has unanimously approved a resolution condemning the recent violence, harassment, and acts of bias against Jewish individuals in the United States, the agency announced today. The resolution reaffirms the Commission’s commitment to combat all forms of harassment and discrimination against members of the Jewish community, and

Ryder and Kimco Settle EEOC Race Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuits for $2 Million

2021-06-07T09:18:19-04:00May 26th, 2021|EEOC, Ryder|

LOS ANGELES – Ryder Integrated Logistics, Inc., a Miami-based transportation and supply chain solutions company, and Orange County-based staffing agency Kimco Staffing Services, Inc. will pay $1 million each, for a total of $2 million, and provide significant injunctive relief to resolve the lawsuit alleging that the companies violated federal law by subjecting African American

Using AI for Disability Inclusion

2021-06-24T08:30:02-04:00May 24th, 2021|Business Case, DisabilityIN, Recruiting / Talent Acquisition|

Author: Laurie A. Henneborn, Managing Director, Accenture Research at Accenture Imagine finding your dream job only to be rejected because a computer algorithm misinterpreted your facial expressions or decided that the tone of your voice during your initial interview made you a less-than-desirable candidate. Approximately 76% of organizations with 100 or more employees use algorithms

Amada Senior Care Resolves EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Case and Will Pay $250,000 to Caregivers

2021-06-07T09:18:20-04:00May 24th, 2021|Amada, EEOC|

DENVER – Joyvida, LLC, which operates under the name Amada Senior Care and provides personal care services in the Colorado Springs, Denver and Pueblo areas, will pay $250,000 and commit to significant changes in its business practices to end a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the

American Addiction Centers Settles EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

2021-06-03T20:01:50-04:00May 20th, 2021|American, EEOC|

DALLAS – Dallas-based Greenhouse Outpatient Center and its parent company, American Addiction Centers, agreed to damages of $146,613 and provide other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The Dallas rehabilitation center had granted the pregnant employee, a behavioral health technician,

Disability:IN Celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021

2021-06-24T08:30:03-04:00May 18th, 2021|Digital Accessibility, DisabilityIN, Press Releases and Announcements|

Disability:IN joins our corporate partners and the global disability community to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on May 20, 2021.  GAAD recognizes what Disability:IN knows to be true:  there is no disability inclusion without digital accessibility. Disability:IN is the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide, and our vision is simply stated:

EEOC Collects Over $4.8 Million on Judgment in Labor Trafficking Case Against Maui Pineapple for Thai Farmworkers

2021-06-02T15:48:46-04:00May 18th, 2021|Collects, EEOC|

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that $4.8 million has been recovered to satisfy a judgment in a national origin and race discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC against Maui Pineapple. The EEOC brought the case to combat labor trafficking as a civil rights violation under Title VII. The

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