#WorkforceWednesday: The Biden EEOC, New Religious Guidance, and Diversity Training Ban Repealed - Employment Law This Week

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This week, we look at leadership changes and new religious guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Biden EEOC Takes Shape

The Biden EEOC is taking shape, with Democratic Commissioner Charlotte Burrows stepping in as the new EEOC Chair. Commissioner Jocelyn Samuels, also a Democrat, will serve as the new Vice Chair.

EEOC Revises Religious Guidance

Meanwhile, the EEOC’s Republican See more +

This week, we look at leadership changes and new religious guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Biden EEOC Takes Shape

The Biden EEOC is taking shape, with Democratic Commissioner Charlotte Burrows stepping in as the new EEOC Chair. Commissioner Jocelyn Samuels, also a Democrat, will serve as the new Vice Chair.

EEOC Revises Religious Guidance

Meanwhile, the EEOC’s Republican majority pushed ahead with revised religious guidance, updated to reflect several U.S. Supreme Court decisions. The guidance addresses reasonable accommodations for employees with sincerely held religious beliefs and includes an analysis of what constitutes an undue hardship for an employer.

President Biden Repeals Diversity Training Ban

In one of his Day One Executive Actions, President Biden rescinded former President Trump's anti-bias training ban. Federal contractors have 60 days to adjust their training programs.

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