The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a report last week detailing some the discriminatory issues facing African American federal workers. The report also outlined some suggestion on how to go about improving the work opportunities.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments involving a discrimination case against the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (TSMC) in Dallas. The employee in the case, Dr. Nassar was not hired by the hospital, and he sued for discrimination and harassment, alleging it was because he was of Middle Eastern descent.
Congress is the author of all the federal antidiscrimination statutes, such as the primary law that prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII).