President Obama Says He is Considering Ban on Discrimination Against Unemployed - BAD IDEA

An Affirmative Action Plan is the Solution to Discrimination Against the Unemployed We have in the past posted on the rampant, insidious and harmful discrimination against the unemployed . TLNT has posted an article of mine positing that, despite good intentions, making such discrimination...

Recent OFCCP Settlement Makes Case For Affirmative Action Self-Audits

by Rick L. Etter Recently, Alcoa Mill Products Inc. agreed to pay over $500,000 in back wages to 39 female and minority applicants who were rejected for jobs at the company's plant in Lancaster, PA. The payment was part of a settlement that resolved a finding by the Office of Contract Compliance...

Roundup of Supreme Court employment cases -- right here!

All right, kiddies. My posts over the last few weeks have been juicy and entertaining. (Or as juicy and entertaining as employment law can get.) But summer is over, and it's time to buckle down. The Supreme Court of the United States (aka "SCOTUS") began its new term this past Monday...

Supreme Court Addresses Affirmative Action and Higher Education

by Banu Ramachandran Eleven years after the Supreme Court's decisions on the affirmative action programs at Michigan's public university system, the issue of affirmative action in higher education has returned to the Supreme Court. Reviewing what happened in 2003 is critical to understanding...