‘It looks like we’re afraid of foreigners’: Army turns away some green-card holders – The Washington Post

The U.S. Army has stopped enlisting some immigrants who are legal permanent residents while mandating lengthy delays for others, part of a controversial effort across the military to tighten security in the ranks by subjecting foreign-born recruits to tougher background checks.

Source: ‘It looks like we’re afraid of foreigners’: Army turns away some green-card holders – The Washington Post

Google sued by women for pay discrimination in potential class action suit – The Verge

Three women have filed a lawsuit against Google, accusing the company of discriminating against female employees by underpaying them and denying them opportunities for promotions. The plaintiffs seek to turn their complaint into a class action lawsuit covering all women who worked at Google within the last four years.

Source: Google sued by women for pay discrimination in potential class action suit – The Verge

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis freezes Trump’s anti-transgender troop directive: report

n Tuesday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis suspended President Donald Trump’s order banning transgender people from serving in the military, USA Today reports.Mattis’ announcement said that the department is conducting a study to assess the financial impact transgender service members have on the military.

Source: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis freezes Trump’s anti-transgender troop directive: report

Ford Motor Company to Pay up to $10.125 Million To Settle EEOC Harassment Investigation

Ford Motor Company to Pay up to $10.125 Million To Settle EEOC Harassment Investigation Blacks and Women Subjected to Harassment at Two Chicago Facilities, Federal Agency Found CHICAGO – Ford Motor Company has agreed to pay up to $10.125 million to settle sex and race harassment for a group of individuals which was investigated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) at two Ford plants, the federal agency announced today. In its investigation, the EEOC found reasonable cause to believe

Source: Ford Motor Company to Pay up to $10.125 Million To Settle EEOC Harassment Investigation

EEOC Sues Time Warner Cable & Charter Communications for Firing an Employee With a Disability | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – JDSupra

Company Failed to Accommodate Employee and Terminated Her Within Days of Learning of Her Medical Diagnosis, Federal Agency ChargesLOS ANGELES –  The U.S. Equal Employ­ment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed suit today charging that Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications, DBA Spectrum, Inc. violated federal discrimination law by refusing to accommodate an employee with a disability and firing her days after learning of her diagnosis. According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, Time Warner Cable initially granted the employee unpaid leave when she requested an accommodation to seek medical attention for her disability. The EEOC alleges that once Time Warner Cable learned of the employee’s disability diagnosis, they failed to provide her additional unpaid leave so that she could undergo treatment for her medical condition.

Source: EEOC Sues Time Warner Cable & Charter Communications for Firing an Employee With a Disability | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – JDSupra