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EEO-1 Report Deadline September 30, 2013

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the mailing of notification letters for the 2013 EEO-1 survey is complete. Federal law requires all private employers with 100 or more employees to file the EEO-1 report annually by September 30.  … Continue reading

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EEOC Issues Updated Guidance Regarding Specific Disabilities

“Nearly 34 million Americans have been diagnosed with cancer, diabetes, or epilepsy, and more than 2 million have an intellectual disability . . . .  Many of them are looking for jobs or are already in the workplace.”                                   EEOC Chair … Continue reading

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EEOC Complaint Alleges That Black Employees Were Racially Harassed by Black Supervisor

A recently filed Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint alleging that a black supervisor made racially harassing comments to black employees provides a useful reminder to employers to be on the lookout for, and to address, any and all complaints … Continue reading

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Releases Final Regulations Implementing the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has finally released Final Regulations implementing and interpreting the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (“ADAAA”). The Final Regulations reiterate the intent of the ADAAA: to make it easier for disabled individuals to come within … Continue reading

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H1N1 Update

It really seems that the topic of a swine flu outbreak cannot be avoided. Indeed, as I blog about this very issue, Anderson Cooper is on the television discussing how the vaccine is scarce. As we previously blogged last month, … Continue reading

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EEOC issues proposed ADAAA regulations

Last year Congress enacted the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA).  The ADAAA was passed in response to Supreme Court decisions that congress felt interpreted the definition of “handicapped individual” or “disabled individual” too narrowly.  It also sought … Continue reading

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