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EEOC Settles Retaliation Suit With Vanguard For $500,000

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The EEOC announced a $500,000 settlement today with The Vanguard Group, Inc., the mutual fund company, in connection with a retaliation lawsuit brought by the EEOC on behalf of a former employee.  The EEOC alleged that the employee was retaliated against by supervisors after he made complaints of discrimination against them.  The retaliation culminated in his termination.  The company also agreed in the consent decree settling the case to draft in plain English a policy opposing illegal discr...

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Stories of Interest Today

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Here are some stories that might be of interest: The CT General Assemby is considering bullying legislation, which we previously discussed here.  The Connecticut Employment Law Blog has the story here. The Department of Labor issued several new FLSA opinion letters today.  The Administrator signed letter deals with compensation for off-duty police officers doing security work.  The first non-Administrator signed letter deals with timekeeping for on-line computer based training done at home...

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Beauty Discrimination?

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Two young women are claiming that Southwest Airlines discriminated against them because they are too attractive.  Wiz Bang Blog has the story, along with video here.  Hat tip to Overlawyered. You can't make this stuff up.  Does anyone think that these kind of allegations cheapen real allegations of discrimination? ...

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