Class Action Lawsuit Claims Walmart Background Check Policy is Discriminatory

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Walmart Inc. is facing a proposed nationwide class action lawsuit that claims “the nation’s largest employer discriminates against Black and Latino job applicants through a strict background check policy that fails to consider rehabilitation and other mitigating circumstances,” according to a news report from Reuters. The complaint…

EEOC Issues Updated COVID-19 Guidance with Information on Vaccinations

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On May 28, 20201, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted updated and expanded guidance related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to address questions arising under the federal equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws and provide additional information about COVID-19 vaccinations to help employees and employers understand…

EEOC Issues Updated COVID-19 Assistance Publication to Address Vaccinations

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On December 16, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted an updated and expanded technical assistance publication that addressed questions arising under the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Laws related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with new information for employers and employees about COVID-19 vaccinations,…