US-Antidiskriminierungsvorschriften und deren Durchsetzung durch US-Behörden

Die Beachtung der entsprechenden US-Vorschriften wird von den US-Behörden kontrolliert , bei Verstößen drohen harte Sanktionen. Die Personalverantwortlichen der deutschen Tochtergesellschaften müssen sich über die Einhaltung der Vorschriften vergewissern. Der Artikel behandelt die koordinierte und zunehmende Zusammenarbeit der verschiedenen Behörden.

This week, the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) hosted a webcast, which joined employees from the three agencies to discuss their mutual commitment to collaborate in the enforcement of federal employment discrimination laws.

Deputy Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris moderated a panel with Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez, EEOC Chairwoman Jacqueline A. Berrien, and OFCCP Director Patricia A. Shiu to discuss each agency’s work in enforcing civil rights laws and joint enforcement efforts planned for the three agencies. Melody Barnes, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, gave introductory remarks that discussed the importance of this collaboration.

This is the first time in history that the national and field employees of these three civil rights agencies have gathered to discuss each agency’s work and opportunities for collaboration moving forward.

During the presentation, each agency described the laws it enforces and spelled out its priorities for the coming years.

Assistant Attorney General Perez focused on the Civil Rights Division’s reinvigorated pattern or practice enforcement program, which promotes systemic change in state and local government workforces. He discussed, for example, the Division’s significant victory in U.S. v. City of New York, a case in which the Department has successfully challenged the City’s use of two written examinations for entry-level firefighter positions ...

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