The Senate confirmed Jenny R. Yang as a commissioner on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on April 25. The EEOC is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic […]
By Paul Foy The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (AP) — More people in the workforce are claiming discrimination over their English-speaking ability or foreign accents, leading the federal government to issue guidelines to employers on when they can enforce English-only rules, federal officials said Thursday, Nov. 29.
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly There was a sea of teal balloons at the International Worker’s Day rally at Sea-Tac’s International Flag Pavilion, organized by OneAmerica and Working Washington. Among the more than 900 attendees at the rally were airport workers from Sea-Tac Airport.
By Jason Dearen The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former stockroom worker for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. sued the clothing retailer in federal court Monday, saying she was illegally fired after refusing to remove her Muslim headscarf while on the job.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of Filipino hospital workers in California claim they were the only ethnic group targeted by a rule requiring them to only speak English