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Employment Law Case- EEOC

Find a recent employment law case that has been filed by the EEOC and answer the following questions: What was the legal issue? Do you believe this case has merit?

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Very few people know this, but I think it's important to point out - the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, otherwise known as the EEOC, offers press releases of organizations who have been accused of violating EEOC laws.

Before I begin, I think it's important to highlight the fact that there are various types of discrimination: age, disability, equal pay/ compensation, genetic information, national origin, privacy, race/color, religion, retaliation, sex, and sexual harassment. As you will notice, sexual orientation still is not included as a protected group by the federal government. Although certain states have laws against sexual orientation, the EEOC does not find classify discrimination against these individuals as part of their criteria.

If you were able to go on to the EEOC website, there is list of many press release articles ...

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This solution provides an example of a case that was recently filed to the EEOC. This solution discusses the legal issues surrounding the case, as well as the merit of the plaintiff and defendant. The response is rooted in legal theory and begins by providing an overview of the EEOC.