Monthly Archives: March 2016

EEOC proposes changes to employer EEO-1 reports

On February 1, 2016 the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published proposed changes to the Employer Information Report, a mandatory compliance survey completed annually by companies with more than 100 employees and many federal contractors.  This announcement coincided with the anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which...
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EEOC says sexual orientation discrimination is sex discrimination in two recently filed federal lawsuits

On March 1, 2016, the EEOC filed two lawsuits under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act that address whether Title VII’s prohibition against sex discrimination includes discrimination based on sexual orientation.  In EEOC vs. Scott Medical Health Center, filed in the Western District of Pennsylvania, the EEOC alleges...
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