Did you know the EEOC enforces complaints about misusing genetic information at work?

Did you know the EEOC enforces complaints about misusing genetic information at work?

Many people know that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) investigates claims of workplace discrimination related to an employee’s race, gender, age, etc. But most of the public does not realize that the EEOC also enforces discrimination related to an employee’s genetic information. To help spread the word, the information below is based upon … Continued

EEOC Settlement Highlights Issue Of When Pregnancy May Be A Disability Under The Law

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently settled a nationwide investigation of a company that allegedly discriminated against pregnant employees or those with disabilities. The terms of the settlement include a $3.5 million payment as well as injunctive relief, such as updating the company’s reasonable accommodations policies and training its 10,000 employees. Issues involving the … Continued

In Response To #MeToo, EEOC Is Filing More Sexual Harassment Lawsuits And Winning

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced how the #MeToo movement has impacted its enforcement efforts, which has implications across the country and particularly in corporate America. Not surprisingly, the heightened awareness about sexual harassment-including what constitutes harassment and the harm it inflicts-generated by the #MeToo campaign has resulted in the EEOC filing “a 50% increase … Continued