Breadcrumb

  1. Inicio
  2. Sala de prensa

Sala de prensa

Bienvenido a la sala de prensa virtual de la Comisión para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC, por sus siglas en inglés), la cual ofrece una amplia gama de información y materiales sobre la historia, las funciones, los procedimientos, los programas, las acciones y el personal de la Comisión, los estatutos que implementamos, e investigaciones, datos y estadísticas relacionados. Alentamos a todos a consultar y explorar nuestro kit de prensa continuamente actualizado, el cual brinda gran cantidad de información y un amplio contexto para prácticamente cualquier pregunta.

Para ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Comunicaciones, llame al 202-921-3191 o envíe un correo electrónico a newsroom@eeoc.gov. Tenga en cuenta que esta casilla de correo electrónico está dirigida a periodistas, productores de noticias, personas que escriben para publicaciones de noticias y noticieros, y otras personas que trabajan en programas de noticias o escriben crónicas.

Si está buscando información sobre la EEOC, llame al 1-800-669-4000 o envíe un correo electrónico a info@eeoc.gov.

  • Enter a year and month to search within.
    • Optionally add a more recent end date to search a range of months or years.
Mostrando 49 - 72 de 7064 resultados

Press release

Scripps Clinical Medical Group to Pay $6.875 Million

SAN DIEGO – Scripps Clinical Medical Group has settled an age and disability discrimination charge filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) after it subjected a class of physicians to a mandatory retirement age, regardless of the individuals’ abilities to do the job, the federal agency announced today.

The EEOC investigated the allegations and found reasonable cause to believe that Scripps Clinical Medical Group violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and

December 19, 2023

Press release

Exact Sciences to Pay $90,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit

DENVER – Exact Sciences Corporation, a Madison, Wis.-based molecular diagnostics company, will pay $90,000 and furnish other relief to settle an age discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, a third-party recruiter for Exact Sciences rejected a 49-year-old applicant for a sales position. The recruiter told the applicant that he was “overquali­fied,” and that the company was “looking for someone more

December 14, 2023

Press release

EEOC Lanza E-File para abogados

WASHINGTON – La Comisión de Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC) de EE. UU. anunció hoy el lanzamiento de E-File para Abogados, una aplicación que permite a los abogados presentar cargos de discriminación electrónicamente en nombre de sus clientes. Los abogados que representan a las partes demandantes ahora podrán cargar inmediatamente un cargo ya firmado por su cliente o crear un cargo que su cliente pueda firmar y presentar a través del Portal

December 13, 2023

Press release

EEOC Launches E-File for Attorneys

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today the launch of E-File for Attorneys, an application which allows attorneys to submit charges of discrimination electronically on behalf of their clients. Attorneys representing charging parties will now be able to immediately upload a charge already signed by their client or create a charge their client can sign and submit through the EEOC Public Portal.

Workers and job applicants do not need an

December 13, 2023

Press release

Brett Brenner Chosen as EEOC’s New Deputy Chief Operating Officer

WASHINGTON – Brett Brenner has been appointed to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Deputy Chief Operating Officer position, effective Dec. 3, 2023, the federal agency announced today. The position is a key Senior Executive Service (SES) managerial position at the agency. Brenner has served as the acting deputy chief operating officer for the EEOC since July 2022, responsible for oversight of financial management, security issues, and internal equal employment opportunity and civil rights matters

December 6, 2023

Press release

Pilots and EEOC Reach Settlement with Frontier Airlines over Lactation and Pregnancy Policies

DENVER – Five pilots and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) have reached a settlement with Denver-based Frontier Airlines resolving EEOC charges filed in May 2018 and a lawsuit filed in December 2019 alleging that Frontier discriminates against pregnant and lactating employees. As part of the settlement, which does not admit any liability, the airline has agreed to several policy changes that will better address the needs of pregnant and lactating pilots.

Marking a

December 5, 2023

Press release

EEOC Sues Alternate Solutions Health Network for Disability Discrimination

DETROIT – Providers of home health care services Alternate Solutions Health Network, LLC (ASHN), and its affiliated entity Beaumont ASHN, LLC, violated federal law by failing to provide a reasonable accommodation to a disabled employee and subsequently terminating her employment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, the employee was an occupational therapist who provided therapy services to patients in their homes. In February

December 1, 2023

Press release

Cloudbeds to Pay $150,000 to Resolve EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

BOSTON – Remote-first global technology company Digital Arbitrage, Inc., doing business as Cloudbeds, will pay $150,000 to resolve a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, during their hiring process Cloudbeds failed to provide an accommodation to Peter St. John, a well-qualified candidate in IT administration who is deaf and uses American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate. Cloudbeds terminated his

November 29, 2023

Press release

Citizens Bank, N.A. to Pay $100,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

NEW YORK – Citizens Bank, N.A., will implement company-wide policy changes and pay $100,000 to a former employee of its Cranston, Rhode Island call center to resolve a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, Citizens Bank refused to accommodate a call center employee after he developed an anxiety disorder and requested to be reassigned to a position that did

November 22, 2023

Press release

Papa John’s Pizza to Pay $175,000 to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

ATLANTA – Papa John’s Pizza, an international chain of pizza restaurants based in Louisville, Kentucky, will pay $175,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

According to the EEOC’s suit, in early 2020, Michael Barnes applied for a job at his local Papa John’s restaurant in Athens, Georgia, after hearing from a friend that the company hired individuals

November 20, 2023

Press release

La EEOC Publica un Plan Actualizado de Acceso al Idioma

WASHINGTON – La Comisión de Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC) de EE. UU. publicó una actualización de su agencia federal plan de acceso lingüístico  (en inglés) de agencia federal , de acuerdo con la Orden Ejecutiva 13166 , “Mejora del Acceso a Servicios para Personas con Dominio Limitado del Inglés”.

El plan de la EEOC proporciona información sobre la disponibilidad de servicios de interpretación en las oficinas locales para el público, acceso a

November 15, 2023

Press release

EEOC Releases Updated Language Access Plan

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released an update to its federal agency language access plan today, in accordance with Executive Order 13166, “Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency.”

The EEOC’s plan provides information on availability of interpretation services in field offices for the public, access to more than 200 languages for callers to our 1-800-669-4000 number, and translation of key agency documents into several languages. It

November 15, 2023

Press release

EEOC Issues Yearly Financial Report

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) detailed its financial management and provided a high-level overview of key performance results in its Fiscal Year 2023 Agency Financial Report (AFR) released today.

The EEOC strategically focused its resources in fiscal year 2023 to combat discrimination using all of its tools, including outreach and education, technical assistance, and enforcement. The agency also emphasized systemic enforcement to maximize its impact, filing nearly double the number of

November 15, 2023

Press release

EEOC Wins Summary Judgment Against Urbana School District No. 116 in Age Discrimination Case

CHICAGO – A federal judge ruled in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on November 7, 2023 that Urbana School District No. 116 in Illinois violated federal law by applying a discrim­inatory provision of a collective bargaining agreement to limit the compensation of teachers age 45 and older.

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, the Urbana school district limited the salary increases of Charles Koplinski and a group of other teachers over 45

November 14, 2023

Press release

Prosper Chili’s Grill and Bar to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

DALLAS – Brinker International Payroll Company L.P., doing business as Chili’s Grill & Bar Restaurant in Prosper, Texas, has settled a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. Under the terms of a court-approved consent decree resolving the case, the employer will pay $75,000 to two female teenage employees and is required to take specific steps to ensure a safer workplace environment by implementing more

November 14, 2023

Press release

El Senado Vota para Volver a Confirmar a la Presidenta de la EEOC, Charlotte A. Burrows

WASHINGTON – Hoy, el Senado de los Estados Unidos votó para confirmar a la presidenta Charlotte A. Burrows para un tercer mandato en la Comisión de Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC) de los Estados Unidos, cuyo mandato expirará el 1 de julio de 2028.

Nominado por primera vez en 2014 y confirmado por unanimidad para un segundo mandato en 2019, el presidente Biden designó a Burrows como presidente de la EEOC el 20

November 8, 2023

Press release

Senate Votes to Re-Confirm EEOC Chair Charlotte A. Burrows

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Chair Charlotte A. Burrows to a third term on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), with the term expiring July 1, 2028.

First nominated in 2014 and unanimously confirmed for a second term in 2019, President Biden designated Burrows as EEOC Chair on Jan. 20, 2021. Her current nomination was sent to the Senate June 21, and her nomination was reported favorably out of the

November 8, 2023

Press release

EEOC Publica Informes Sobre las Mujeres en el Sector Federal

WASHINGTON – La Comisión para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC) de EE. UU. publicó hoy tres informes centrados en diferentes grupos de mujeres en el gobierno federal: Mujeres Indigenas  Americanas y Nativas de Alaska (AIAN), Mujeres Afroamericanas y Mujeres Hispanas y Latinas (en Ingles).

Los informes examinaron los datos del año fiscal (FY) 2020 para comparar la participación, retención, avance y remuneración de cada grupo de mujeres con tres

November 8, 2023

Press release

EEOC Issues Reports on Women in the Federal Sector

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released three reports focusing on different groups of women in the federal government: American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) women, African American women, and Hispanic women and Latinas.

The reports examined fiscal year (FY) 2020 data to compare the participation, retention, advancement, and pay of each group of women to three different groups: the total federal workforce, all women, and men of

November 8, 2023

Press release

Las Compañias Mueller Co. e IH Services Pagarán $150,000 Para Resolver la Demanda de Acoso Sexual y Represalias de la EEOC

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Mueller Co. LLC, un fabricante y vendedor a nivel nacional de productos de distribución de gas y agua, e IH Services, Inc., que brinda servicios de limpieza en las instalaciones de Mueller, acordaron pagar $150,000 y proporcionar otras compensaciones para resolver demandas por abuso sexual, acoso y represalias en una demanda presentada por la Comisión Para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo de los EE. UU. (EEOC), anunció hoy la agencia

November 7, 2023

Press release

Mueller Co. and IH Services to Pay $150,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Mueller Co. LLC, a nationwide manufacturer and seller of gas and water distribution products, and IH Services, Inc., which provides cleaning services in Mueller facilities, agreed to pay $150,000 and provide other relief to settle claims of sexual harassment and retaliation in a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

According to the lawsuit, IH Services assigned three female janitors to work at Mueller’s

November 7, 2023

Press release

La EEOC Anuncia la Apertura de la Recopilación de Datos del Componente 1 de la EEO-1 De 2022

WASHINGTON – La Comisión para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC) de EE. UU. anunció hoy la apertura de la recopilación de datos del Componente 1 de la EEO-1 de 2022, prevista para el 5 de diciembre de 2023. Para cumplir con esta fecha límite, la EEOC recomienda encarecidamente a los solicitantes elegibles que comiencen el proceso de presentación lo antes posible. como sea posible.

El informe EEO-1 Componente 1 es una recopilación

October 31, 2023

Press release

EEOC Announces Opening of 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the opening today of the 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection due Dec. 5, 2023. To meet this deadline, the EEOC strongly encourages eligible filers to begin the filing process as soon as possible.

The EEO-1 Component 1 report is a mandatory EEOC annual data collection requiring all private sector employers with 100 or more employees, and federal contractors with 50 or more employees meeting

October 31, 2023

Press release

EEOC and Tapco Agree to Conciliate Discrimination Charge

ST. LOUIS – Tapco Inc, a manufacturer and molder of farm equipment in Bridgeton, Missouri, agreed to conciliate two federal discrimination charges alleging sexual harassment and constructive discharge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

According to the charges, an employee with Tapco sexually harassed two female employees.

They complained to managers, but believed their complaints were not adequately addressed and eventually resigned. The female employees also alleged that they

October 26, 2023