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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 [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:00+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 [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:01+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 [...]

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

DOL recovers more than $1.8 million for employees and job applicants at G and K Services

The U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with nine facilities of G and K Services, Inc., to remedy systemic hiring and pay discrimination violations identified in compliance evaluations initiated between 2011 and 2015. G and K Services has several federal contracts, which requires the company to adhere to nondiscrimination and affirmative action provisions [...]

2015-11-19T17:44:21+00:00 November 19th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on DOL recovers more than $1.8 million for employees and job applicants at G and K Services

“Ban the Box”: Good for People with Disabilities

Over the past few years, a growing list of city, state and local governments; organizations; and private companies have come forward to support “Ban the Box.” It’s an initiative to persuade employers to remove the question “Have you been convicted?” from job applications and delay that inquiry until the final stages of the hiring process. [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:01+00:00 November 10th, 2015|EEOC News, News|Comments Off on “Ban the Box”: Good for People with Disabilities

My Job Search: A Story of Solidarity in the Disability Community

Editor’s note: This was originally published on the Disability.gov blog. If you asked me about my future career plans when I was younger, I would have told you I wanted to be a sociology professor. This was my goal because as a person with a disability, albeit a disability that may be hard to detect, I often [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:01+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|Misc News, News|Comments Off on My Job Search: A Story of Solidarity in the Disability Community

Disability Inclusion Starts With You

This year’s theme for National Disability Employment Awareness Month, “My Disability is One Part of Who I Am,” fits right in with what we at the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs are working toward as we implement two key provisions of the revised Section 503 regulations of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.We know that [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:02+00:00 October 14th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Disability Inclusion Starts With You

By the Numbers: Veterans Unemployment Drops to 4.2 Percent

Last week I spoke to a room full of airmen in San Antonio, some of whom will soon transition into the civilian workforce. I told them about our great Department of Labor employment workshop that is part of the Transition Assistance Program, as well as the many employment workshops and services we provide at nearly [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:02+00:00 September 6th, 2015|EEOC News, OFCCP News, Vets News|Comments Off on By the Numbers: Veterans Unemployment Drops to 4.2 Percent

OFCCP Sanctions Huntsville Manufacturer

Oral Arts Laboratory, Inc., a dental manufacturing and lab company, has entered into a conciliation agreement with OFCCP wherein they will pay $115,000 to remedy a claim of systemic hiring discrimination. The corporate headquarters, located in Huntsville, Alabama, was the subject of an audit by the OFCCP that uncovered areas of systemic discrimination during the [...]

2015-09-04T00:53:04+00:00 September 4th, 2015|OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP Sanctions Huntsville Manufacturer

What ADA Means to Women: Dismantling Barriers to Inspire a Brighter Future

Conversations about disability rights seldom focus on the unique experiences of women with disabilities. Last week, however, the department’s Women’s Bureau held a “Women and the Americans with Disabilities Act” webinar highlighting issues women with disabilities face in the workplace. If you weren’t able to join us, you can watch the webinar recording below. Some [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:02+00:00 August 17th, 2015|Misc News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on What ADA Means to Women: Dismantling Barriers to Inspire a Brighter Future