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Support/Service Animals in the Workplace – What Should Employers Do?
January 25, 2023
Requests for accommodation via service and emotional support animals are becoming increasingly common, particularly in connection with mental disabilities. And clearly, this topic is one of particular interest for the EEOC.
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Where Have All the Charges Gone?
January 5, 2023
Five years after the #MeToo movement took shape, we are seeing an interesting trend in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charge data: the number of Charges of Discrimination (charges) filed since fiscal year 2016 are down — significantly.
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Bostock v. Clayton County: The Epilogue… and What It Means for Employers (for Now)
October 21, 2022
I give advice to employers on what to do in tricky situations, but don’t always hear whether my advice was implemented (I certainly hope so!) or what resulted (good things, hopefully!).
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EEOC Releases New ‘Know Your Rights’ Poster
October 20, 2022
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just released an updated ‘Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal’ poster, which supersedes its earlier ‘EEOC is the Law’ poster.
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Pregnancy Accommodation Win for Wal-Mart Over the EEOC
August 24, 2022
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the grant of summary judgment in favor of Wal-Mart Stores East, LP (“Wal-Mart”) regarding a lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.
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EEOC Issues New Guidance on Artificial Intelligence in Recruiting and Employment
June 3, 2022
Over the years, many employers have turned to the use of artificial intelligence tools, dubbed algorithmic decision-making tools by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, for recruiting, hiring and other employment functions because they help employers collect and organize information about applicants and employees through already-existing software.
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The EEOC Speaks: Pay Discrimination – Barriers and Suggested Actions
May 25, 2022
In this third (and final) post of our mini-series based on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s pay discrimination article, we’ll take a look at the barriers to pay equity identified by the EEOC and their suggestions for preventing pay discrimination.
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The EEOC Speaks: Pay Discrimination – Intersectionality and Sex-Plus
May 17, 2022
“Intersectionality” or “intersectional discrimination” is a concept the EEOC developed to refer to discrimination arising through the intersection of two or more protected bases, like sex/race, or national origin/religion.
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The EEOC Speaks: Pay Discrimination – the EPA v. Title VII
May 11, 2022
A recent Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law article is just chock full of interesting tidbits about pay discrimination – a topic of particular focus for the Biden administration.
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EEOC Announces Filing Deadline for 2021 EEO-1 Reports
January 3, 2022
Although employers could be forgiven for wanting to forget about 2021, they should not forget about one 2021 hangover: EEO-1 reporting.
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SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Discrimination? The EEOC Offers Guidance
June 16, 2021
Coining a new acronym (which we are not sure how to pronounce), the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced new resources regarding LGBTQ+ workplace rights on June 14, 2021.
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EEO-1 Required Data Collection Now Open (through July 19, 2021)
April 27, 2021
On April 26, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a bulletin announcing that required EEO-1 component data collection for 2019 and 2020 is now open for reporting.
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