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Showing 11 posts in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

The Trend in the Law is 'Don't Ask…'

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The list of questions employers can’t ask applicants continues to grow! Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Appellate Court's LGBT Ruling Sets Stage for Supreme Court Review

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Federal appellate court's ruling that Title VII prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation sets stage for showdown in U.S. Supreme Court. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Title VII

Sample Notice for Wellness Programs and New Retaliation Guidance

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EEOC offers employers new tools for wellness programs and discouraging workplace retaliation. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Retaliation

EEOC Issues 'Sample' Wellness Program Notice

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EEOC publishes sample notice to help businesses offering employer-sponsored wellness plans to comply with employee notice rules. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

EEOC Addresses Transgender Employee Bathroom Rights

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The EEOC has issued a new Fact Sheet addressing bathroom access rights for transgender employees. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Title VII

EEOC Publishes Guidance for Employers

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Check out the EEOC's new quick-read pamphlet for employers that provides helpful information and links to important Internet content. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Human Resources

Sixth Circuit Decision Reverses Ruling that Telecommuting was a Reasonable ADA Accommodation

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Federal appellate court holds telecommuting was not a reasonable accommodation under the ADA. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

EEOC Task Force to Focus on Workplace Harassment in 2015

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EEOC's focus on harassment claims means the time is right for employers to review anti-harassment policies, training and procedures. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Workplace Harassment

EEOC Files First Lawsuits to Protect Transgendered Workers

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EEOC action emphasizes enforcement of Title VII protections for transgender employees allegedly discriminated against in the workplace. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Title VII

EEOC Issues Comprehensive Guidance Regarding Pregnancy Discrimination

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EEOC’s new enforcement guidance clarifies the EEOC’s position on a number of issues involving pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Human Resources
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