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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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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