Category Archives: Race

MASKS, FACIAL HAIR, QUAL STANDARDS, AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN EMPLOYEES EEOC just issued a new decision involving African-American employees and qualification standards. It is a familiar story about the difficulty those employees often have when required to be clean shaven in case … Continue reading

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LIES & RACISM FROM THE VETERAN AFFAIRS An employee alleged that the VA treated her disparately in not selecting her for the position of RN Manger/Specialty Clinic (Nurse Manager), and it sure looks to us that VA managers lied to … Continue reading

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PROBATIONER REINSTATED BY EEOC At the time of events giving rise to this complaint, Marquis was a probationary employee working as a Shipfitter Apprentice in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNYS or Shipyard) in Portsmouth, Virginia.

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DREADLOCK DISCRIMINATION Although we do not hear much about agencies prohibiting dreadlocks, we doubt the issue is over forever.  So, take a minute to see how to push back against an agency demand to be dredlock-free. Check out the EEOC … Continue reading

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