Posts Tagged ‘Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)’

EEOC Reconvenes Workplace Harassment Task Force

The #MeToo movement continues to focus on workplace sexual harassment, and, this week, a federal agency reconvened a task force on the same issue. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced they will reconvene their Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace. The Task Force was formed in January 2015 […]

8 Jun 18 - Harassment - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

Missed the Deadline? Don’t Fret; EEO-1 Due Date Moved to June 1

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has moved the due date for the 2017 EEO-1 Survey to June 1, 2018. Wait, didn’t the filing deadline for the EEO-1 Report already happen on March 31, 2018? Well, yes and no. The deadline was March 31, but the EEOC recently announced that the survey filing deadline […]

26 Apr 18 - Reporting Requirements - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

It Happened Again: Retaliation is the #1 EEOC Charge

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released detailed breakdowns of the 84,524 charges of workplace discrimination that the agency received in fiscal year 2017. And once again, retaliation claims top the list. Retaliation charges account for nearly 50 percent of all charges filed with the agency. The EEOC resolved 99,109 charges in FY 2017. It secured […]

1 Feb 18 - Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

“Aren’t You Ever Going to Quit Having Kids?” and Other Ways to Engage in Pregnancy Discrimination

On September 25, a convenience store chain in New Mexico and Texas agreed to pay $950,000 to 28 women in order to settle a pregnancy and disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC’s lawsuit charged that company managers and area supervisors subjected pregnant employees to different working conditions because […]

27 Sep 17 - Pregnancy Disability Leave - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

EEO Reporting: Requirement to Collect Pay Data by Race and Gender Halted

Yesterday, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued an immediate stay of a rule that would have required private employers with more than 100 employees to report how much they pay employees by race, ethnicity and gender on their EEO-1 reports. “It’s enormously burdensome,” Neomi Rao, Administrator of the Office of Information […]

30 Aug 17 - Reporting Requirements - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »