Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Updated to include EEOC guidance on vaccinations.
Updated to reflect the revocation of the Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.
Although government enforcement litigation of employment laws decreased in 2020, the number and monetary value of workplace class action settlements increased, according to a new Seyfarth Shaw report.
Administering a federally authorized coronavirus vaccine is not a "medical examination" for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), according to new guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
The EEOC is seeking public comments on proposed revisions to its Compliance Manual Section on Religious Discrimination before finalizing the guidance.
After several years of increases, the number of enforcement actions and investigations by the EEOC and the Wage and Hour Division decreased in FY 2020.
Following the confirmation of three new commissioners, the EEOC can be expected to continue taking an employer-friendly approach on a variety of fronts, including wellness regulations and data collection.
Testing employees for the presence of the COVID-19 virus before allowing them to enter the workplace generally will meet the "business necessity" standard of the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to updated guidance from the EEOC.
Norfolk Southern Railroad has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle claims by the EEOC that it discriminated against employees and applicants based on a range of actual or perceived disabilities in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
HR guidance on understanding the powers and responsibilities of the EEOC.
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