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Discrimination and EEOC Compliance

Testing the Tests

June 6, 2008
Outdated tests and skill requirements and blanket diploma prerequisites open the door to legal challenges by unsuccessful candidates.
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Religion-Based Harassment

When considering appropriate responses to confirmed incidents of workplace harassment, employers are advised to take action that effectively deters recurrence of such conduct. This may include retraining employees about harassment, republishing the employer’s policy on such matters and disciplinary action against responsible parties.
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Detroit Diversity Survey

May 23, 2008
According to the 2006 Diversity Survey by the American Society of Employers, 22 percent of the 113 Detroit-area companies that were surveyed report having a formal diversity policy in place.
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Senate Passes Ban on Genetic Discrimination

April 24, 2008
The bill prohibits employers from firing, refusing to hire or otherwise discriminating against workers with respect to compensation and other terms of employment based on genetic information. Employers are banned from requesting, requiring or buying genetic information.
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