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Title VII (The Civil Rights Act of 1964)

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  • Date:
    February 1, 2024
    Type:
    News

    EEOC Responds to Israel-Hamas Conflict With Fresh Guidance

    The EEOC has published new guidance on anti-Arab, anti-Middle Eastern, anti-Muslim, and antisemitic discrimination in response to the Israel-Hamas conflict.

  • Type:
    Training

    Retaliation - Supervisor Training

    The Retaliation training session, which examines the law and best practices for understanding, preventing and responding to unlawful retaliatory behavior in the workplace, has been enhanced to improve the content and appearance of the PowerPoint presentation.

  • Date:
    August 25, 2023
    Type:
    News

    Fifth Circuit Broadens Grounds for Title VII Liability

    The full 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed long-standing precedent regarding the type of adverse employment action a plaintiff must experience to prevail on a Title VII employment discrimination case.

  • Date:
    June 29, 2023
    Type:
    News

    Supreme Court Rejects 'De Minimis' Test for Title VII Religious Accommodations

    The Supreme Court has rejected the long-standing interpretation of Title VII that an employer may deny a religious accommodation when the requested accommodation would impose more than a de minimis, or trifling, burden on the employer's business.

  • Date:
    May 18, 2023
    Type:
    News

    EEOC Warns Employers About AI Discrimination Risk

    Employers that use AI and algorithmic decision-making tools must be careful that the technology does not systematically disadvantage people based on their race, color, religion, sex or national origin, according to a new guidance document from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

  • Date:
    April 19, 2023
    Type:
    News

    Supreme Court Hears Sabbath Showdown in Religious Accommodation Case

    A high-profile religious accommodation dispute may expand when employers must accommodate their employees' religious beliefs under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

  • Date:
    March 28, 2023
    Type:
    News

    Penalty for EEO Poster Violations Swells to $659

    The $659 penalty is assessed for each offense, so employers with multiple worksites and/or locations where notices to applicants and employees are customarily posted may face additional penalties.

  • Date:
    January 30, 2023
    Type:
    News

    Supreme Court May Compel More Religious Accommodations at Work

    The Supreme Court will hear a case soon that could expand when employers must accommodate their employees' religious beliefs.

  • Date:
    December 8, 2022
    Type:
    News

    Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Bill Heads to Biden's Desk

    The measure will provide federal protection for same-sex and interracial marriages. It also will formally repeal the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which had denied same-sex couples federal benefits.

  • Date:
    November 8, 2022
    Type:
    News

    Landmark LGBT Supreme Court Win Leads to $825,000 Settlement

    The fired Georgia employee who won a groundbreaking Supreme Court victory in 2020 for gay rights in the workplace has settled his discrimination case.

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HR guidance on how to maintain and enforce policies and practices that prohibit discrimination, harassment and retaliation under Title VII.