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BREAKING: Pay Data Rules Placed on Hold for EEO-1 Form

On August 30, 2017 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Jo Bennett The new rules announced in late 2016 revising the Employer Information EEO-1 report on pay data collection have been placed on hold. On August 29, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) informed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that OMB had initiated “a review and […]

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A Look at the EEOC’s Latest Guidance on National Origin

On January 13, 2017 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Rachel A.H. Horton The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued new guidance addressing national origin discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The enforcement guidance is significantly more detailed than the last iteration of this guidance published in 2002. Although the overarching legal framework […]

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EEOC Settles First Sexual Orientation Discrimination Suit

On July 6, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Jo Bennett The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced last week that it had settled a suit against Pallet Companies (doing business as IFCO Systems) for $202,200.  As we previously discussed here, this suit is one of the first cases filed by the EEOC in which the agency […]

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EEOC Files its First Sexual Orientation Suits Under Title VII

On March 7, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Rachel A.H. Horton The EEOC has filed its first lawsuits accusing employers of gender bias for discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation. The complaints are grounded in the theory that the protections in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibit discrimination based on […]

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