Workday, Inc., a company that provides applicant screening services to employers, has been accused of engaging in illegal discrimination due to its use of AI.
The EEOC alleges that Walmart violated federal disability discrimination law by refusing to provide reasonable accommodations to a deli associate with Crohn's disease.
The restaurant chain sought to boost diversity in its workforce and its contracts after the Black Lives Matter movement, but a conservative shareholder argues that these policies violated federal and state discrimination laws.
The state argued that the modest settlement award in the federal case would allow Activision Blizzard to minimize its losses in a parallel state case based on allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination.
Activision Blizzard agreed to pay a settlement to alleged victims of discrimination and harassment in its workforce, while improving its culture by changing its policies and practices.
The National Labor Relations Board and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating complaints against the tech giant, which also may face a wrongful termination lawsuit by a former senior manager.
Former employees of HP are alleging that the tech giant intentionally sought to target older workers for replacement by younger employees, violating federal and state age discrimination laws.