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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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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 […]

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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! Last week, the EEOC and OSHA issued updates to their COVID-19 guidance clearing up many questions employers have been navigating. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Short and sweet article about how expectations can change quickly when you’re working under someone new. This is why you should never let the adage “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” apply to you. Be willing to adapt to new circumstances. Read on… Article Via: shawe.com The U.S. Court of […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will delay the anticipated opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection and the 2020 EEO-3 and EEO-5 data collections because of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, the agency announced today in a Federal Register notice. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Here’s a great article about how we can accommodate employees during the COVID crisis, and also what we don’t have to accommodate as well. We want to be reasonable and make sure we’re following the legal guidelines given to us, though, as we’ll see in this article. Read on…   Article Via: […]

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