Employers, “When you assume, you make an ass out of u and me.” – Oscar Wilde (or not?*)
January 25, 2024
The EEOC had sued Walmart for sex discrimination, claiming that Walmart refused to promote a female employee based on sex stereotypes about women with small children.
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An Interesting Resolution to an EEOC Race Discrimination Investigation…
December 28, 2023
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission just announced a resolution of its investigation into Groupon’s recruitment and hiring practices.
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Mandatory Retirement or Medical Exams Based on Age?
December 21, 2023
This week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced a $6.875 million settlement with Scripps Clinical Medical Group over its mandatory retirement age policy.
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EEOC's EEO-1 Component 1 Filing Deadline Set for December 5, 2023
November 14, 2023
While suspended after the COVID-19 pandemic, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has now resumed data collection through the online EEO-1 report.
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EEOC Releases Proposed Updated Guidance on Workplace Harassment
October 24, 2023
The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued proposed updated guidance called “Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace.”
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EEOC, NLRB and DOL Shutdown Contingency Plans – The 2023 Edition
September 27, 2023
Once again we are poised on the brink of another possible federal government shutdown, and employers may be wondering how it may impact them.
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DOL and EEOC Agree to Share Information – “Coordinated Investigations and Enforcement” Are Coming
September 15, 2023
The EEOC and U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division signed an agreement to immediately start collaborating between the two agencies to share information, coordinate investigations and enforcement, cross-train personnel, and conduct joint outreach and public education efforts.
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EEOC Issues Proposed Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Regulations
August 9, 2023
On August 7, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued proposed regulations to implement the new Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA).
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EEOC Issues Guidance on the Use of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in Employment Selection
June 28, 2023
On May 18, 2023, the EEOC released a technical assistance document outlining considerations for employers using software, algorithms, and artificial intelligence for employment selection procedures such as hiring, performance monitoring, promotion decisions.
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EEOC Updates COVID-Related Guidance For Employers As The Feds Declare An End To The Public Health Emergency
May 30, 2023
On May 11, 2023, the federal government declared that the COVID-19 public health emergency is over. This declaration marks the end of one of the worst global pandemics in history, and over three years of unprecedented restrictions across all facets of our lives.
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The EEOC Targets the Use of AI in Employment Decisions
May 26, 2023
On May 18, 2023, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued guidance on the use of software, algorithms, and artificial intelligence (AI) for employment decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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Employers Beware: The End of the COVID-19 Emergency Does Not Mean The End of the EEOC’s COVID-19 Guidance
May 16, 2023
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the EEOC has provided guidance to employers on how the federal anti-discrimination laws interact with COVID-19. This guidance was revised multiple times to account for changing circumstances and, now with the declared end of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the EEOC has updated it once more.
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