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EEOC Issues Information Regarding Impact Of Shutdown On Operations
February 6, 2019
The EEOC has issued information to inform employers and charging parties about the impact of the shutdown on the EEOC’s operations.
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EEO-1 Reporting Deadlines Delayed Due to Government Shutdown
February 1, 2019
On February 1, 2019, the EEOC issued a press release extending the deadline for employers to complete the submission of their 2018 EEO-1 reports until May 31, 2019.
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EEOC in 2019
January 25, 2019
What changes can we expect to see from the EEOC in 2019? Hopefully, some of the changes that were anticipated for 2018 will occur in 2019.
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EEOC and Employee Wellness Programs: The Saga Continues
December 28, 2018
With a week to spare before the AARP v. EEOC court decision to vacate regulations concerning wellness program incentives goes into effect, the EEOC rescinded parts of its May 2016 rules.
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EEOC Assesses Root Cause of Workplace Harassment
November 30, 2018
For the past three years, the EEOC has had a Task Force which focused on the causes and  remedies for workplace harassment.
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EEOC Statistics Highlight the Continuing Impact of the #MeToo Movement
October 31, 2018
It has been just over a year since the New York Times published its first report regarding allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault against Hollywood rainmaker Harvey Weinstein.
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Race Discrimination Under Section 1981 – The Lines Are Blurred
August 29, 2018
A recent case brought something to my attention that I had not focused on before.
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The EEOC Compares Harassment Prevention to Crime Prevention
June 20, 2018
I was perusing the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s recently released Volume 2 of its 2018 Federal Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law and noticed an article entitled, “Assessing Workplace Harassment Prevention Methods Through Comparisons With Similar Crime Prevention Strategies.”
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EEOC Flexes Its Muscle on Anti-Harassment Litigation
June 20, 2018
In an unusual, coordinated litigation strategy, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) last week filed seven lawsuits alleging workplace harassment.
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What Is the EEOC’s Position on Post-offer/Pre-employment Medical Exams?
June 14, 2018
This week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission trumpeted a $4.4 million settlement in a lawsuit in which the EEOC claimed that Amsted Rail had violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by disqualifying applicants based on the results of a test for carpal tunnel syndrome.
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EEOC Releases 2017 Data
February 16, 2018
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has recently released its 2017 Enforcement and Litigation Data that can be helpful to employers looking for the bigger picture.
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No Enforcement of the EEOC’s Criminal Background Check Guidance?
February 8, 2018
My world shifted slightly last week, when a federal court in Texas ruled that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission could not enforce its Enforcement Guidance on “Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.”
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Feb 21

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Feb 21

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Feb 20

New @SHRM Court Report: FLSA Claims Go to Trial: https://t.co/zUehMuOvOl