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Last week, the world mourned Cecil the Lion, and all eyes were on the Minnesota dentist who killed him. The scrutiny of the dentist unearthed, among other things, a sexual harassment complaint lodged against him by a former...more
Most employers are aware that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) prohibits discrimination against people age 40 and older, but how age discrimination may occur in practice is sometimes more difficult to...more
Employer job advertisements are, once again, coming under scrutiny. A few weeks ago, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made headlines when it filed a lawsuit against a restaurant chain over its job...more
Industrial Supply Business Used Age Criterion in Hiring and Recruitment Practices, Federal Agency Charged -
DALLAS - HiLine Electric Co., a Dallas-based industrial supply business, will pay $210,000 and furnish other...more
Experts Tell EEOC That Use of Social Media by Employers, Applicants and Employees May Implicate the Laws EEOC Enforces -
WASHINGTON-The use of social media has become pervasive in today's workplace and, as a result, is...more
On August 6, DLA Piper hosted a program addressing Unconscious Bias and Subjective Decision Making - The Practical and Legal Ramifications.
Rachel Cowen and Margaret Keane, partners in DLA Piper's Employment practice,...more
Stating that now is an “opportune moment for transformative change” that will require a strategic focus of resources and a rigorous commitment to reducing discriminatory practices in the workplace, the Equal Employment...more
On December 17, 2012, the EEOC approved its strategic enforcement plan for 2013-2016. Listed first among its national priorities is eliminating barriers in recruitment and hiring. Specifically, the EEOC stated that it will...more
Recently, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) adopted a new Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) setting forth its priorities and methods of enforcement for the next 4 years. ...more
On December 17, 2012, the EEOC released its Strategic Enforcement Plan. As previously reported, the EEOC released the draft SEP for public comment on September 4, 2012, with a plan to vote on and implement it by October 1....more
Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: Every employer who has or intends to hire unpaid interns.
When must an intern be paid: All “employees” of a business must be paid at least minimum wage unless they are a...more
On December 18, 2012, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved its Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) highlighting six high-priority target areas. The SEP stresses that the EEOC’s enforcement efforts...more
Commission Establishes Priorities for Enforcement and Strategies for Integrating Agency Responsibilities -
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently approved a Strategic Enforcement...more
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC" or the "Agency") recently released a draft of its Strategic Enforcement Plan for Fiscal Years 2012 through 2016. The Agency has requested public comment on the Plan, which...more
Last month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC” or the “Agency”) released a draft of its Strategic Enforcement Plan for Fiscal Years 2012 through 2016. The Agency is seeking public comment on the Plan, which...more
On September 4, 2012, the EEOC released for comment its draft Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP). The EEOC invited the public to comment on the SEP by September 18, 2012, with a plan to vote on the draft at the end of September...more
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) recently released to the public its draft Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP or Plan). The SEP will take effect October 1, 2012, and will remain in effect...more
On September 4, 2012, the EEOC issued a draft of its Strategic Enforcement Plan ("SEP") for public comment. ...more
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