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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Did you know that race has more protection than other classes?

Most people in a business situation feel they are protected from discrimination by an employer because of Equal Employment Opportunity. This is not true. The coverage provided by EEO is limited by the size of the company to companies with 15 or more employees. This protects smaller businesses from being sued in all protected categories, …

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Sneaky Discrimination? The Main reason the unemployed need to stay connected.

  There is an article in the New York Times that discusses the increased use of employee referral programs by large companies. There are many reasons to use employee referral programs but the article implies that there is one that is becoming predominate. Sneaky discrimination. It points out the main reason the unemployed need to …

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