Tools developed appropriately may be able to help with DEI initiatives — but therein lies the problem, experts said during a recent SHRM panel.
How to comply with New York’s updated workplace lactation accommodation law
The state’s new requirements are slightly more employee-friendly, but may not require too many adjustments by employers.
Applicant’s refusal to cut dreadlocks was protected by Title VII, EEOC says
A grocery store in Kentucky allegedly engaged in religious discrimination against a job applicant by insisting he cut his dreadlocks to work at the store, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit filed Dec. 27
EEOC: Company settles ADA suit over refusing remote work for employee at risk for COVID-19
A facility management company agreed to pay $47,500 to settle a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit alleging that it refused to let a disabled employee at high risk for catching COVID-19 work part-time from home, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act
EEOC: Recruiter’s sex discrimination, retaliation charge ends in $90K settlement
Two Texas-based companies have agreed to pay $90,000 to settle a sex discrimination and retaliation charge brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a female recruiter who alleged she was fired after complaining that her boss treated her differently compared to male employees, the EEOC said Tuesday.
4 ways to foster LGBTQ allyship in the workplace
Allyship became personal for Claudia Dulac, head of Diversity & Inclusion for Merrill, when her husband came out as gay in 2009.
Hang new EEO poster ‘as soon as possible,’ EEOC advises
An EEOC spokesperson also told HR Dive how employers with remote and hybrid employees should handle the poster.
Disability, religion may require safety gear exemptions, EEOC says
Emergency transport companies Global Medical Response, Inc. and American Medical Response, Inc. discriminated against employees with disabilities and religious needs when it forced them to shave to keep their jobs, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit Sept. 29
EEOC’s year-end lawsuit frenzy was more of a flop. So what’s next?
Despite the judicial rejections of its Bostock guidance, one attorney predicts the agency will double down on fighting LGBTQ discrimination.
EEOC’s war of words continues as 2nd court strikes down LGBTQ guidance
The decision added further fuel to a partisan divide both within and outside of the agency’s confines.
The key to a successful post-pandemic workplace might be coaching
Coaching is seen as a key strategy for addressing the cultural changes brought on by pandemic-prompted shifts to hybrid and flexible work, according to CoachHub’s survey on global business trends for 2023.
Worker didn’t show employer wrongdoing to justify missed EEOC deadline, court says
A worker who missed the statutory cut-off date for filing a discrimination charge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission isn’t entitled to have the deadline suspended, or “equitably tolled,” the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held.
What 3 COVID-19-related ADA cases say about EEOC’s compliance priorities
Speakers from Jackson Lewis P.C. weighed in at the Disability Management Employer Coalition’s annual conference Aug. 31.
Into the metaverse: VR catches workers’ interest
HR pros have much to consider when laying the foundation for a digital workplace.
Ex-USPS worker asks Supreme Court to weigh in on request for Sundays off
If the high court takes up the case, it could revisit a Title VII standard for religious accommodations.