Posts Tagged ‘EEOC’

EEOC Rescinds Financial Incentive Rules for Wellness Programs in 2019

The new year brings a major change that affects employer wellness programs – the EEOC is rescinding regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) relating to the use of financial incentives in employer-sponsored wellness programs. The EEOC published notices in the Federal Register on December 20, 2018 […]

3 Jan 19 - Benefits - Erika Pickles - No CommentsRead More »

EEOC Claims Spike One Year After #MeToo Movement Takes Off

Preliminary data from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) demonstrates a heightened awareness in the workplace about sexual harassment since the #MeToo movement took off last year. And as a leader in preventing workplace harassment, the EEOC continues to enforce the laws and take the claims it receives seriously. According to a recent EEOC […]

15 Oct 18 - Harassment - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

EEOC Would Collect Pay Data from W-2s Under New Proposal

In a significant departure from existing requirements, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it is seeking to require large employers to report pay data to the agency, including aggregate information from employee W-2s. The EEOC is proposing to revise the federal EEO-1 report to include collecting pay data from employers with more […]

1 Feb 16 - Compensation, Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

New EEOC Publications on Rights of HIV Positive Applicants and Employees

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released two documents addressing workplace rights for individuals with HIV infection under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including the right to be free from employment discrimination and harassment and the right to reasonable accommodations in the workplace. Living with HIV Infection: Your Legal Rights in the […]

7 Dec 15 - Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

$450,000 Sexual Harassment Settlement Highlights the Seriousness of the Problem

Employers are well aware that sexual harassment is unlawful under both California and federal law, but that doesn’t stop the problem from occurring. Sex discrimination charges (which include sexual harassment charges) constitute nearly one-third of all claims filed with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). In 2014, the California Department of Fair Employment and […]

8 Oct 15 - Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »