Items filtered by date: June 2017

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council has issued proposed amendments to the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regarding national origin protections.

Businessman David Bonderman, a member of Uber’s board, resigned after making what he called an “inappropriate” comment about women at a company-wide meeting that was aimed at addressing the harassment of women and other unprofessional conduct within the company.

After a seven-hour meeting on Sunday, June 12, Uber's board of directors voted unanimously to approve all of the recommendations made in a report by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and his partner Tammy Albarrán.

Effective July 1, 2017, new regulations are in effect in California that expand existing protections under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), for transgendered individuals.

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta has announced the withdrawal of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) 2015 and 2016 informal guidance on joint employment and independent contractors.

Prince George's County, Md., will pay $145,402 and provide other equitable relief to settle a federal pay discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).