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Wellness Plan Rules Under Attack

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AARP lawsuit results in removal of employee incentives section from EEOC rules on employer-provided wellness plans. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)

‘Tis the Season for Religious Accommodations

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Remaining flexible on religious accommodations could help employers stay off the naughty list with Michigan’s courts. Continue Reading ›

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

EEOC Takes on Justice Department over LGBTQ Employee Protections

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EEOC and Justice Department locked in clash of titans battle over discrimination protections for LGBTQ employees. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), LGBTQ, Transgender Issues

ADA vs. Michigan Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act – Differences Matter!

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To avoid legal quagmires, employers must understand the differences between federal and Michigan law regarding employees claiming disabilities. Continue Reading ›

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

Is There Any Value Left To Tender Back Doctrine?

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In a real game changer for employers and employees, a recent federal court ruling disavows application of the tender back rule to employment cases under Title VII and the Equal Pay Act. Continue Reading ›

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

Appellate Court Rules Title VII Protects Transgender Status

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Appellate court rules Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects transgender employees from discrimination by employers in the workplace. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Transgender Issues

EEOC (and Pregnant Worker) vs National Restaurant Chain

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Scheduling changes based on employer’s legitimate staffing concerns during upcoming leave of absence violated federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, 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
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