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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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The EEOC’s Very Broad Approach to National Origin Discrimination and English-Only Policies
March 4, 2021
In my next installment of what has turned out to be a series on the articles written by EEOC staff members for its quarterly Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law, I offer you some interesting tidbits from its most recent publication, addressing national origin discrimination under Title VII – a protected characteristic that is surprisingly wide in scope and, as the EEOC notes, often overlaps with race, color, or religious discrimination.
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EEOC Issues Fiscal Year 2020 Enforcement and Litigation Data
February 26, 2021
Today, February 26th, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 enforcement and litigation data.
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What Is Fragmentation of Harassment Claims? The EEOC Speaks
February 25, 2021
In my spare time (which has been limited during the pandemic, given the whirlwind of COVID-19-related legal developments), I like to peruse the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s quarterly Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
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EEOC Proposed Wellness Program Regulations: Will They Come To Fruition? What Would Be The Effect on Vaccination Incentive Programs?
February 4, 2021
On January 7, 2021, the EEOC announced that it had sent Notices of Proposed Rulemaking on wellness programs under the ADA and GINA to the Office of Management and Budget to publish in the Federal Register.
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EEOC Says Employees in Opioid Treatment Are Protected by the ADA
August 12, 2020
On August 5, 2020, the EEOC released technical assistance documents for employees and health care providers on opioid addiction and employment.
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EEOC Looking to Increase Voluntary Resolutions
July 30, 2020
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced earlier this month that it had implemented two six-month pilot programs expanding opportunities for parties to resolve charges through mediation and increasing the effectiveness of its conciliation process.
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EEOC Delays EEO-1 Data Collection
May 11, 2020
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced that it will delay the opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection and the 2020 EEO-3 and EEO-5 data collections until 2021.
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What Has the EEOC Been Up to Recently?
February 24, 2020
Little has been announced by the EEOC about new priorities or whether charge handling procedures will change. But we can put together some statistics as to the agency’s recent accomplishments.
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EEOC Charges Reach Record Low
February 20, 2020
According to information recently released by the EEOC, a total of 72,675 charges were filed during Fiscal Year 2019. This is the fewest ever since the EEOC began releasing charge statistics in 1997.
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EEOC Increases Harassment and ADA Litigation
November 1, 2019
September 30 concluded Fiscal Year 2019 for the federal government. According to our monthly and year to date analysis of EEOC lawsuits, the EEOC filed 112 lawsuits during FY 2019, down from 154 during FY 2018. Harassment lawsuits increased to 31.1% of all lawsuits filed during FY 2019, compared to 22.7% for FY 2018.
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