EEOC issues National Origin discrimination guidance

National origin discrimination is certainly in the news today. With large numbers of people seeking refuge in the United States from the wars and dismal conditions in their home countries and due to the rise in terroristic act national origin discrimination has been at the forefront of many discrimination cases. It is however not new …

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The EEOC adds two new areas of investigation interest

On October 17, 2016 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released an updated version of their Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) that was originally developed in 2012. In doing so they added two areas of enforcementĀ  of which employers need to be aware. Old areas Before I talk about the new areas it would probably be …

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What is intersectional discrimination and why should you care?

Despite what you may think this has nothing to do with deciding who goes first at a four-way stop. This is an EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) term that has received new emphasis in the PROPOSED Enforcement Guidance on National Origin Discrimination document released in early June. You need to be aware of this and …

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