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Very Interesting! EEOC Releases Official FY2018 Charge Stats

Most charges were down, but sex harassment, LGBT charges were up. On Wednesday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released its charge-filing statistics for fiscal year 2018, which ran from October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018. According to Law360, EEOC charges in FY 2018 were at their lowest level since 2006. Yes, 2006. When George W. Bush [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:09:09-04:00May 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Very Interesting! EEOC Releases Official FY2018 Charge Stats

Can Employers Require Measles Vaccines?

The recent measles outbreak, resulting in mandatory vaccinations in parts of New York City, raises the question of whether employers can require that workers get the vaccine to protect against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) or prove immunity from the illness. The answer generally is no, but there are exceptions. Offices and manufacturers probably can't [...]

By |2019-05-07T10:48:50-04:00May 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Can Employers Require Measles Vaccines?

#MeToo Has ‘Significant Impact’ on Harassment Filings

Number of sexual harassment charges filed with the EEOC jumps 13.6% Retaliation was again the type of discrimination charge most frequently filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in fiscal year 2018, followed by allegations of sex, disability and race discrimination, the agency reported. Among the 76,418 total workplace discrimination charges the agency received [...]

By |2019-04-23T16:48:21-04:00April 23rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on #MeToo Has ‘Significant Impact’ on Harassment Filings
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