EEOC Secured $535 Million for Workplace Discrimination Victims in FY 2020

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On November 16, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – an agency advancing opportunity in the workplace by enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination – published its annual Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Agency Financial Report that showed the EEOC secured a record amount of recovery …

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EEOC Enters into Revised Memorandum of Understanding with DOJ and DOL

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On November 3, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) entered into a revised Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) that will amend procedural rules to enhance …

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EEOC Swears In Andrea R. Lucas as Commissioner

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On October 19, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – a federal government agency that advances opportunity in the workplace by enforcing federal laws prohibiting emp­loyment discrimination – announced that Andrea R. Lucas was sworn in as a Commissioner of the EEOC. “I look forward …

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EEOC Swears In Jocelyn Samuels as Commissioner

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On October 14, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – a federal government agency that advances opportunity in the workplace by enforcing federal laws prohibiting emp­loyment discrimination – announced that Jocelyn Samuels was sworn in as a Commissioner of the EEOC. “I am committed to …

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EEOC Requests Public Comment on Changes to Conciliation Process

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On October 9, 2020, the Federal Register published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that proposes to amend procedural rules in order to enhance the effectiveness and accountability of the conciliation process, according to a press release from the …

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Swears In Commissioner

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 30, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – a federal government agency that advances opportunity in the workplace by enforcing federal laws prohibiting emp­loyment discrimination – announced that Keith E. Sonderling was sworn in as a Commissioner of the EEOC. “I am humbled …

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EEOC Issues Opinion Letter on Section 707 of Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 3, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued an opinion letter in response to a request from a member of the public asking for clarity on the EEOC’s interpretation and enforcement of section 707(a) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of …

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EEOC Again Updates COVID-19 Guidance with New Questions and Answers

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 8, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted an updated technical assistance publication incorporating information from other agency resources and modifying two existing questions and answers (Q & As) to create a comprehensive guide that addresses questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and federal …

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EEOC Issues Updated COVID-19 Guidance to Address Antibody Testing

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On June 17, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued an updated and expanded technical assistance publication to address questions about federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic such as antibody testing, according to an EEOC press release. The EEOC …

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EEOC Once Again Issues Updated COVID-19 Technical Assistance Publication

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On June 11, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) once again updated its COVID-19 technical assistance publication to address questions about the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Laws related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to a press release from the EEOC. The publication titled …

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