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 […]
The Seattle chapter of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA Seattle) will host an Asian Pacific American Workers’ Rights Hearing. APALA will unveil groundbreaking testimony on shared barriers that Asian Americans face in forming unions and workers will testify on the right to organize and highlight current union organizing campaigns. The hearing is part […]
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
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Employees of Stephens Middle School have filed complaints claiming school leaders tolerate a culture of racial jokes among staff members and in front of students.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four years after spending $50 million to settle a number of employment discrimination lawsuits, Abercrombie & Fitch says it’s making progress with diversity in its hiring.