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Hey Compliance Warriors! After delaying the opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 and the 2020 EEO-3 and 2020 EEO-5 Data Collections on May 8, 2020 in light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that the collections will open in 2021. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Employers are wanting to provide incentives to employees in order to get more folks on board with the COVID vaccine. But, can they really do this without a hitch? Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! On December 16th, the EECO published updates to their COVID guidance for employers. This guidance says employers are allowed to require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine with a few exceptions.  Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today posted an updated and expanded technical assistance publication addressing questions arising under the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Quest Diagnostics, a provider of medical diagnostic information services that aid in the diagnosis and detection of diseases, violated federal law when it refused to accommodate the religi­ous beliefs of a long-term employee and subsequently fired her, the U.S. Equal Employment Oppor­tunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed on September […]

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Hey compliance Warriors! Since we’ve been talking about the EEOC a lot lately, with so many cases going on right now, this article seemed rather appropriate. Let us know your thoughts on the matter in the comments. Article Via: Hrdive.com “The ADA requires that employers provide reasonable accommodations to qualified workers and applicants, unless doing […]

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On September 8, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released updated guidance stating that businesses will not be required to automatically allow remote work as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) as the threat of COVID-19 dissipates. You may see the guidance here: https://www.eeoc.gov/wysk/what-you-should-know-about-covid-19-and-ada-rehabilitation-act-and-other-eeo-laws. This guidance applies to those employers covered […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted an updated technical assistance document, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws (WYSK),” which incorporates information from other agency resources and modifies two existing Q&As in order to create a user-friendly comprehensive guide that addresses common […]

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On August 5, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) addressed some of these issues by issuing guidance on employers’ obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) related to opioid use among employees. The ADA protects employees from termination and other adverse actions based on qualifying disabilities, and it requires that employers provide […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The days of remote work and zoom meetings are still upon us. However, more and more of the country continues to reopen. As it does, our employees return to work beset by ailments we may have never known they had. In fact, “invisible disabilities” is the technical term used in the ADA […]

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