Sounds like we can expect a continuation of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s aggressive approach to the enforcement of anti-bias laws.
Turns out the EEOC has to follow the rules just like everybody else.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been busy working on its new pet project: pregnancy discrimination. And legislative proposals before Congress would give pregnant workers new rights to ask for workplace accommodations.
Drug testing is an important safety measure for many companies, especially manufacturing firms. But as one company found out — through a nasty hit to its checkbook — it’s possible to take a good idea too far.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released its plan of attack for the next several years. And the agency wants to hear your opinion of it.
Ah, sweet irony. A former employee of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has the green light to go ahead with her lawsuit … claiming she was the victim of disability discrimination.
More reason to think twice about criminal background checks on job applicants: A new bill that’s been introduced in the House would make it illegal to ask candidates whether they’ve ever been convicted of a crime.
From the No, We’re Not Kidding File: The Boston office of the EEOC has been investigating a chain of coffeehouses because of its alleged practice of hiring attractive young women as servers. Here’s the odd part: Nobody’s filed a complaint. The agency has undertaken the probe on its own initiative.
Remember last year, when a federal court chided the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for its “sue first, ask questions later” approach to a case involving a temporary staffing firm? Now several business groups have banded together to make sure the agency pays the price for its over-aggressive tactics.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has made state-by-state workplace bias charge data available online. Here’s why that’s good news for HR pros.