EEOC Trashes the Garbage Business:  Gender Discrimination Suit Filed Against Staffing CompanyThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently filed a direct action on behalf of 34 women against Workplace Staffing Solutions, LLC alleging that the company denied the women the opportunity to become temporary residential trashcan collectors (i.e. “garbagemenpersons”) along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

In the Complaint, the EEOC states that women answered ads

age-discrimination-job-applicationOn December 2, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment on behalf of Swedish Match North America, Inc. in a case in which its former male salesperson, Donald Rickard, claimed he suffered age and sex discrimination from his male supervisor (who was one year younger than Rickard). Rickard had an “antagonistic” relationship with