Diversity

Native American Energy Department Employee Wins Significant Civil Rights Settlement

Jody TallBear was awarded $200,000, the restoration of 100 hours of sick leave, and executive training.

Trump Administration Acknowledges Mistake in Supreme Court Age Discrimination Case

Solicitor General Noel Francisco backs down on statement that there are multiple legal avenues besides the Age Discrimination in Employment Act under which federal workers could pursue an age discrimination claim.

Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of Current Standard for Federal Worker Age Discrimination Cases

Justices appeared to find the Trump administration’s egg-less baking analogy difficult to stomach, but also probed the hypothetical limits of installing a lesser standard to prove age was a factor in personnel actions at federal agencies.

Homeland Security Has a Problem Hiring and Keeping Women

The department is failing to address known barriers to a number of ethnic and racial groups, a watchdog report finds.

EEOC Makes It Easier for Feds to File Discrimination Appeals

New tool allows feds to "finally" manage cases online, leveling the playing field with agency attorneys.

Dozens of Democrats Say Trump Administration is Under Hiring and Over Firing Disabled Feds

Lawmakers want data to further investigate the hiring and firing of workers with targeted disabilities.

It's Time to End the 'Manel' Tradition of All-Male Speaking Panels

"It is not enough to give lip service to equality; leaders must demonstrate their commitment through their actions," says Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health.