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    White House Briefing on ENDA Legislation

    During a portion of the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Policies

    Jacqueline Berrien testified about Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) policies and practices. Much of the hearing was focused on the agency’s reasons for changing its…

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    Employment Non-discrimination Act

    Witnesses testified about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a bill that would create a federal ban on discrimination against gay, lesbians, bisexual, and transgender people in…

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    Employment Discrimination Class Action Suits

    Attorneys and law professors analyzed the Supreme Court case of Wal-Mart v. Dukes case dealing with alleged employment discrimination against female workers for wage and promotion bias at…

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    Older Worker Unemployment

    Deborah Russell talked about the impact the economy and resulting unemployment are having on workers over the age of 50, and what is being done to help them. She also responded to…

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    Racial Employment Disparities Among Young Adults

    Panelists talked about an Urban Institute report finding that African American high school graduates will take 20 percent longer than white graduates to find a job lasting more than six…

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    Employment Non-Discrimination Act

    Witnesses testified about the proposed Employment Non-Discrimination Act. The legislation to prohibit employers from discriminating against minorities, and would prohibit bias on the…

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    Hate Crimes Against Arab-Americans

    Kareem Shora talked about the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee’s recently released report, “Report on Hate Crimes and Discrimination Against Arab-Americans.” He…

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    Use of English in the Workplace

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a meeting which included presentations on the issue of employers specifying English as the common language of the workplace. Employers argue…

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    Electronic Employment Verification

    A hearing was held on proposals to mandate a nationwide electronic employment verification system (EEVS), focusing on protecting U.S. workers from unintended consequences of EEVS errors…

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    Employment Non-Discrimination Act

    Christian Bourge talked about the Employee Nondiscrimination Bill and focused on the effect of incorporating transsexuals into the bill.

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    Supreme Court Equal Pay Decision

    Linda Greenhouse talked about the decision on pay discrimination issued by the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, May 29, 2007. The Court ruled that women, and other workers who feel they are…

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    Book Discussion on The Segregated Origins of Social Security

    Mary Poole was interviewed about her book The Segregated Origins of Social Security: African Americans and the Welfare State, published by The University of North Carolina Press.

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    State of Civil Rights

    A panel discussion on the state of civil rights was held at the annual Southern Christian Leadership Conference titled “A Changing Movement: From the Streets to the Suites.” The…

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    Immigrant Labor

    Professor Jagdish Bhagwati discussed his view on the importance of immigrant labor in the United States. He believed that the guest worker program is an essential part of immigration…

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    Military Recruiting on Campus

    The guests discussed the Supreme Court case to be heard December 6, 2005, Rumsfeld v. F.A.I.R. (Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights), concerning the constitutionality of the Solomon…

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    Redefining Workplace Rules

    Witnesses testified before the committee about the impact of older Americans that remain active in the workforce. They noted that the number of older Americans in the workforce has…

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    Mandatory Retirements

    Witnesses testified before the committee on mandatory retirement policies in the aviation industry. Such policies dictate mandatory retirement ages. Proponents argued that these…

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    Employment of People with Disabilities

    Ms. Mastroianni talked about the employment of people with disabilities and related policy issues. She discussed the rights people with disabilities have when seeking and holding…

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    Federal Aviation Administration Management Issues

    As part of the coalition’s annual training conference, Administrator Garvey talked about minority representation, air traffic safety, and other issues. 
    After her remarks, she…

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