Workplace Discrimination

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Case alleging racial discrimination in NASA’s employee evaluations set to move forward

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission certified two classes of employees in a racial discrimination case at NASA that’s nearly a decade old.

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USAID’s first DEI director starting with demographic data for recruits, promotions

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FILE - Freshman midshipmen, known as plebes, climb ropes on an obstacle course during Sea Trials, a day of physical and mental challenges that caps off the freshman year at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., May 13, 2014. The Navy is adding two weeks to boot camp in a major overhaul aimed at improving recruits' war fighting and emergency skills while also focusing on character issues such as sexual assault, hazing and extremism in the ranks. Navy officials say expanding boot camp to 10 weeks will provide more leadership training and ensure sailors are reporting to their jobs better prepared for duty. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Biden signs order making sexual harassment a punishable offense in military

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Biden creates sweeping diversity and inclusion initiative through new executive order

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$100,000 ID-theft scheme earns VA employee a 46-month federal prison sentence

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(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people. At a senior-level meeting with Cuban officials in Washington on June 14, 2018, the State Department said it had again raised the issue, which has prompted a significant reduction in staffing at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)

Senators want to provide financial aid for those suffering from mysterious Havana Syndrome

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Next EEOC conference tackles the latest developments in unlawful discrimination

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New VA secretary ‘digging in’ on agency’s collective bargaining challenges

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said he hasn’t made any decisions yet on how he’ll approach collective bargaining, but he’s meeting with…

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Federal judge blocks part of Trump’s diversity training ban

In today’s Federal Newscast: The executive order trying to ban certain types of diversity training is in trouble. During these last days in office, it…

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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2017, photo, flags decorate a space outside the office of the Education Secretary at the Education Department in Washington. President-elect Joe Biden has chosen the education commissioner for Connecticut and a former public school teacher to serve as education secretary. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

IG: Education had decent reopening plans for allowing employees back

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Education Department’s inspector general says the agency developed a decent enough reopening plan for its employees during the pandemic.

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