Monthly Archives: January 2016

//January

Better Data Equals Greater Pay Equality

Better Data Equals Greater Pay EqualityBy Secretary Tom Perez, Jenny R. Yang and Valerie Jarrett on January 29, 2016 Credit: Ben Bloom via Getty ImagesFederal law has banned pay discrimination since 1963. But more than 50 years later, many in the American workplace − because of their sex, race or ethnicity − don’t get equal pay [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:37:14+00:00 January 29th, 2016|EEOC News, News|Comments Off on Better Data Equals Greater Pay Equality

Proposed rulemaking updates nondiscrimination and equal opportunity regulations of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Proposed rulemaking updates nondiscrimination and equal opportunity regulations of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity ActWASHINGTON – The workforce development system is the backbone of job training in the U.S. It provides millions of jobseekers and workers the opportunity to learn new skills and obtain new and better jobs. The system also serves a critical role in [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:37:15+00:00 January 26th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Proposed rulemaking updates nondiscrimination and equal opportunity regulations of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

I Transitioned at Qualcomm: A Lesson in Transgender Self-Advocacy

Presented By: Erica Worthington, Patent Counsel at Qualcomm, Inc.“I Transitioned at Qualcomm: A Lesson in Transgender Self-Advocacy”Recorded November 18, 2015Click Here for Slides (Same Password Required)Sign-Up to Receive the Password!Get PasswordCareer Resources, Inc. is pleased to host this eye opening and diverse webinar on transgender inclusion in the workplace. We honored to have Erica Worthington, Patent [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:37:15+00:00 January 20th, 2016|News, Shared Network Resources|Comments Off on I Transitioned at Qualcomm: A Lesson in Transgender Self-Advocacy

Removing Language Barriers for Working Americans

Let’s face it − navigating government services and benefits can be tough. And for those individuals whose primary language isn’t English, the process can be even more daunting. At the Department of Labor, one of our responsibilities is to ensure that the rights of all workers are protected, including those considered limited English proficient (known [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:37:15+00:00 January 19th, 2016|EEOC News, News|Comments Off on Removing Language Barriers for Working Americans

$1.75M owed in back wages by Pensylvania marketing company

Pennsylvania marketing company owes at least $1.75M in back wages and damages for docking employee pay for compensable break timeMALVERN, Pa. — For telemarketing workers of a Malvern publishing company, deciding when to take water, bathroom and rest breaks was a matter of dollars and cents. The workers had their pay docked for virtually all [...]

By | 2016-01-04T18:30:48+00:00 January 4th, 2016|News|Comments Off on $1.75M owed in back wages by Pensylvania marketing company