Updated to include the Act Combatting Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment, amending provisions regarding corrective action, remedies, procedural timelines and training and notice requirements, effective October 1, 2019.
The Senate confirmed Janet Dhillon as chair of the EEOC) yesterday, giving the agency a quorum for the first time since January 3, 2019.
A federal judge set a September 30 deadline for the EEOC to collect Form W-2 data for the annual EEO-1 Report, sorted by race, ethnicity and gender.
EEOC claim data for FY 2018 shows a drop in overall claims compared to FY 2017, but a significant increase in sexual harassment claims.
The monetary value of class action case settlements dropped in 2018 despite an increase in the number of workplace class action certifications.
FY2018 filings by the EEOC showed a large jump in the number of lawsuits filed, especially for sexual harassment cases. The increase in sex-based cases is attributed to the #MeToo movement.
Updated guidance to reflect the prohibition of waivers relating to sexual harassment claims, effective October 1, 2018.
Estée Lauder will pay $1.1 million to settle claims that its parental leave policy discriminated against new fathers. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed the charges on behalf of a class of 210 male employees.
The Florida-based chain Seasons 52 has agreed to pay $2.85 million and provide equitable relief to settle an Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of applicants ages 40 and older who had been denied jobs because of their age.
The EEOC has released its Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2018-2022 following review of comments submitted on the draft Strategic Plan. The EEOC also submitted its FY 2019 budget request, seeking more than $1.8 million above the current budgetary level.
HR guidance on understanding the powers and responsibilities of the EEOC.