equal employment opportunity commission
May 7, 2015 -
There's a growing national movement to end the discriminatory practice of requiring job applicants to check off a box if they have a criminal record. Last month, Virginia became the most recent state to "Ban the Box."
February 2, 2015 -
There's a connection between the way restaurant servers are paid and the high rate of sexual harassment they experience.
August 15, 2014 -
The workers Kellogg locked out last October after their union refused to accept wage cuts and other concessions are back on the job thanks to a federal judge's ruling that the National Labor Relations Board was right to seek an injunction against the company for serious violations of federal labor law.
March 7, 2014 -
The restaurant industry is the largest source of sexual harassment claims, while Florida's Coalition of Immokalee Workers says harassment of women farmworkers is pervasive.
September 13, 2012 -
It's time to take the conversation about union rights out of the technical and often confusing arena of labor law and into the realm of civil rights, which has a moral grounding that resonates with a far greater number of Americans than just those in unions.
June 8, 2012 -
Mexican guestworkers file federal complaints against a crawfish processor in Louisiana, alleging abusive treatment such as being forced to work 24 hours straight without overtime pay.
December 1, 1981 -
This article originally appeared in Southern Exposure Vol. 9 No.