What is AA EEO compliance?
EEO/AA (Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action) affects companies with 15 or more employees, and any company that does business with the federal government or receives federal funds.
Are all employers equal opportunity?
The origin of its common use goes back to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which made equal opportunity employment a federal law. If it’s illegal for employers to disobey labor laws and the EEOC’s anti-discrimination guidelines, then it would follow that every business, by default, should be an equal opportunity employer.
Is Walmart an equal opportunity employer?
Walmart will not tolerate discrimination in employment, employment-related decisions, or in business dealings on the basis of race, color, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, or any other legally protected status.
Can I sue Walmart for retaliation?
Walmart is appealing the verdict. If you have been discriminated against because of your gender, race or other reason, or if you have experienced retaliation for being a whistleblower, you have a right to seek damages from your employer.
Under what circumstances can a person with disabilities not be hired without it being an example of discrimination?
The ADA prohibits discrimination against those with disabilities: physical or mental impairments that significantly limit at least one major life activity. Major life activities include those activities that are important to daily life, such as walking, eating, caring for oneself, breathing, seeing, and so on.
Can you be a felon and work at Walmart?
Yes, Walmart does hire felons. It is important to keep in mind that they will not hire all felons though. Walmart’s application does not ask about criminal records or prior convictions.