EEOC to Post Webinar Addressing Coronavirus Questions on March 27, 2020

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – a federal agency that enforces workplace anti-discrimination laws – will publicly post a prerecorded online webinar addressing questions arising under any of the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to its website at www.eeoc.gov on…

Global Background Check Provider Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Not Impacted by 21-Day Shut Down in India Due to Coronavirus

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – a global background check provider with capabilities in over 240 countries and territories – will not be impacted by the 21-day shut down of services in India due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). ESR is not impacted by the shut down in…

EEOC and FTC Announce Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – a federal agency enforcing workplace anti-discrimination laws – and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – a federal agency working to protect and educate consumers – have announced responses to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The EEOC is implementing agency-wide…

EEOC Tells Employers ADA and Rehabilitation Act Do Not Prevent Them from Following CDC Guidance on Coronavirus

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – a federal agency enforcing workplace anti-discrimination laws – has told employers that the reasonable accommodation rules about medical examinations and inquiries required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Rehabilitation Act of 1973 do not prevent them from…