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The United Colors of Harassment Claims

June 24, 2014
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'No one should have to put up with sexual comments or touching while they are just trying to make a living.'
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Challenges EEOC Over 'Unreasonable' Enforcement Tactics

June 12, 2014
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According to the Chamber, its analysis of the EEOC’s enforcement and litigation strategies “reveals an agency which often advances questionable enforcement tactics and legal theories.”
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EEOC Cracks Down on Employer’s "English Only" Rule

June 10, 2014
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If you intend to enforce an English-only rule, make sure you can justify the nexus between English fluency and job performance.
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Employers Beware: EEOC Stepping Up Disability Discrimination Enforcement

June 2, 2014
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Ten of the 22 lawsuits filed or settlements reached by the EEOC in May included allegations of disability discrimination. That’s a .455 batting average, which is none too shabby in anyone’s book.
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Don't Be That Boss: Company Pays Big for Use of the N-Word

May 13, 2014
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Do you have a case for discrimination and harassment if you’re an African-American whose boss calls you a 'n***er,' and intimidates you with a handgun during meetings? You bet you do.
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What Do You Do When an Employee Fails a Background Check?

May 12, 2014
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What are common practices that employers follow when a current employee turns up with a failed background check? What are some instances that would or should result in termination and what are some violations that could be deemed acceptable?

 — Background Noise, HR associate, software/systems, New York


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Nude Sunbathing is not a Basis for Retaliation

May 12, 2014
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If you're caught sunbathing nude, on the roof of your elementary school-employer, don't sue for retaliation.
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EEOC Continues Fight Against Severance Agreements and Employers Fight Back

May 9, 2014
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Employers should take a wait-and-see approach on this issue. It's is too important for employers to knee-jerk pull these key clauses from their agreements.
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6th Circuit Recognizes Telecommuting as an ADA Reasonable Accommodation

April 23, 2014
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While telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation remains the exception, the line that separates exception from rule is shifting as technology makes work-at-home arrangements more feasible.
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Federal Court Sends Strong Signal to EEOC in Dismissal of Credit Check Case

April 10, 2014
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This case is less about whether credit histories disparately impact African Americans than it is about how the EEOC chose to prove its case.
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