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Some veterans suffer with unseen wounds

...totaled 593 in fiscal year 2011, and have increased every year since 2006, according to data from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.Some who suffer PTSD have problems with memory, concentration, organization or sleep ? all of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-28/some-veterans-suffer-unsee
Fired T-Mobile worker sues for religious discrimination

T-Mobile is being sued for religious discrimination by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after a new employee at the company's Augusta call center was fired for refusing to train during her Sabbath, as alleged in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-06-07/fired-t-mob
Senators want feds to look into employers asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews

...York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut said they are calling on the Department of Justice and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to launch investigations. The senators are sending letters to the heads of the agencies.The Associated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-03-25/senators-want-feds-look-employers-a
Faith briefs

...than 100 Muslim workers who walked out during Ramadan last year in a dispute over prayer breaks. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said that Swift did not provide religious accommodations to workers and retaliated against those who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/05/rel_546988.shtml
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Employers must accommodate absences for religious reasons

...religious discrimination filings with the federal government, said David Grinberg, spokesman for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. "Some employers are having growing pains in adjusting their policies to comply with the law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/06/bus_193641.shtml
Business
Lawsuit claims workers' rights violated

AIKEN --- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a federal civil suit against the company that operates Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel in Aiken on Monday, saying employee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2010-06-29/lawsuit-claims-workers-rights
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Thomson company settles discrimination case

...Pontiac GMC in Thomson will pay $140,000 to settle a race discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency said Thursday. The agency alleged the Thomson car dealer, officially S&H Thomson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/15/bus_563321.shtml
Business
Older men, women debate gray

...impossible, there's been no big drop-off in a statistical category closely linked to ageism. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received 17,837 age discrimination complaints in 2004 - down slightly from the previous two years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/03/liv_449232.shtml
Life & style
As boomers become seniors, ageism becomes hot topic

...For thousands of American workers, it's the same message they claim to hear on the job. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has received more than 19,000 age discrimination complaints in each of the past two years, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/05/liv_427635.shtml
Life & style
Most employers quiet about race

...federal government, most of the area's top employers are unwilling to discuss them publicly. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission requires companies with 100 or more employees to annually file an EEO-1 report, which asks for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/27/met_420361.shtml
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