Category Archives: EEO/Discrimination

FORBES MAGAZINE AGREES WITH FEDSMILL Earlier this month we felt it important enough to remind readers that the EEOC and the U.S. Courts are putting a lot of pressure on employers to stop using phony-baloney, non-specific, smoke-and mirrors rating criteria … Continue reading

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RATING PANEL GRIEVANCES: WE HAVE SAID IT BEFORE AND HERE IT IS AGAIN Attacking the scores of a promotion rating panel is hard to do under traditional labor law.  But, if you can find a reason to allege that there … Continue reading

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PROMOTION ILLEGALLY DENIED DUE TO RISK OF FUTURE INJURY Promotions can be denied when an employee’s disability creates a risk of injuring himself or co-workers in the future; there does not have to be a record of past injuries. But, … Continue reading

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“ENGLISH! ENGLISH!” That is what a manager shouted at two employees he found speaking Spanish while casually asking about each other’s families. When the employees filed a complaint alleging that was discrimination, the agency responded that surely a one-time incident … Continue reading

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EEOC RULES METHODIST NEED NOT WORK SUNDAYS An interesting ruling came out recently in a case known as Stanton v. Brennan, USPS, EEOC No. 0120172696 (2019). The employee, a Methodist, claimed that his religion prohibited him from working on a … Continue reading

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EEOC LAYS OUT PATH TO WINNING PROMOTION GRIEVANCES EEOC just gave union reps a gift that can go on giving for a long time. It explained how to greatly boost the chances of winning grievances for union members passed over … Continue reading

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EEOC ORDERS AGENCY TO PAY EMPLOYEE’S INCOME TAXES The story just above this one reported that EEOC ordered an agency to increase an employee’s back pay check by enough to cover the extra income taxes she would have to pay … Continue reading

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KIKO & ABBOTT GET GREEN LIGHT TO CRACK DOWN ON “SEXUAL DEVIANTS” If there is one thing that is undeniable about Kiko & Abbott it is that they have been true to the policies of their political cult.  Just about … Continue reading

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“SHE IS ON MEDICATION” A supervisor asked a contractor to keep an eye on an employee who had yelled and cursed on the job that day and to report back to him about any further incidents. The supervisor then told … Continue reading

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A BIG OLD LIAR & A BIG OLD BP+ CHECK One of the things that pops out of reading the cases employees win before EEOC is how blatant the lies are told by agency officials. Normally, we don’t comment on … Continue reading

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