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EEOC Issues Guidance on National Origin Discrimination

Posted in Discrimination, Harassment, Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations

Perhaps because of the unfortunate social tensions arising after the U.S. Presidential election which include some inappropriate threats against immigrants and people of color, the EEOC issued its Enforcement Guidance on National Origin Discrimination last week.  The Enforcement Guidance replaces the EEOC Compliance Manual, Volume II, Section 13: National Origin Discrimination (2002). National origin discrimination… Continue Reading

EEOC Issues Updated Guidance Regarding Pregnant Employees Discusses Employer’s Obligation to Accommodate and Not Discriminate

Posted in Disability Discrimination, Discrimination, FMLA and Other Leaves of Absence, New Legislation and Regulations

On July 14, 2014 the EEOC issued its updated “Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues” (“Guidance”).  The stated purpose of the Guidance is to provide information regarding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) as they apply to pregnant employees.  In addition to the new Guidance, the EEOC… Continue Reading