Stakeholders get more time to comment on EEOC’s harassment guidance

February 06, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Stakeholders now have until March 21 to comment on proposed antiharassment guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

The move is in line with the new administration’s overall approach of pausing Obama administration initiatives and taking time to evaluate them, said Jonathan Mook, a founding partner of DiMuro Ginsberg PC and an editor of Virginia Employment Law Letter. Given the change in administration, it makes sense to provide stakeholders more time, he said.

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EEOC Hearing Highlights Impact of Age Discrimination

July 16, 2009 0 COMMENTS

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) held a public hearing on July 15 to review recent developments under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). The panel discussed the effects of widespread layoffs, threats to employee benefits, and controversial recent court decisions on older workers. The panelists testified in detail about the damaging effect of age stereotyping and recent judicial decisions that have curtailed older workers’ ability to challenge age discrimination, citing Kentucky Retirement Systems v. EEOC and Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc., as examples.

The experts also proposed – and urged – a variety of potential enforcement and policy solutions to counteract adverse judicial decisions, such as: read more…