Court Approves Estimated $12 Million Settlement Of Back Pay Claims In Historic Union Discrimination Case
A federal court signed an order approving an estimated $12 million settlement of back pay claims. Read More »
The Supreme Court delivered disappointing 5-4 decisions in Vance v. Ball State University and Nassar v. University of Texas Southwest Medical Center. Read More »
Lawyers' Committee Supports the Nomination of Thomas Perez for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor
Under Perez's leadership, the elimination of employment discrimination has been a focal point. Read More »
- May 21, 2013 “Best Practice Standards: The Proper Use of Criminal Records in Hiring” Released Today by National Civil and Workers’ Rights Groups The Lawyers' Committee and other national groups advocating for civil rights and workers’ rights today released a guide for employers to limit use of criminal history in order to avoid unlawful discrimination in hiring applicants for new jobs. Read More »
- Jul 28 Court Approves Estimated $12 Million Settlement of Back Pay Claims In Historic Union Discrimination Case On July 21, 2015, a federal court signed an order approving an estimated $12 million settlement of back pay claims for black and Hispanic sheet metal workers in litigation against their union.
- Jun 26 Members of Congress, Civil Rights Groups Celebrate Landmark Marriage Equality Ruling, Call for Full Federal LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections Today, after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling expanding marriage equality to all 50 states, a broad coalition of civil rights groups and members of Congress issued the following statement:
- Apr 15 Lawyers’ Committee President and Executive Director Barbara Arnwine Testifies Before EEOC Today, 50 years since the creation of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law President and Executive Director Barbara Arnwine testified on the 21st century challenges to an equal playing field in the work environment.