Posts Tagged ‘EEOC’

Look around your workplace.  What you find might surprise you.  In fact, there could be a Harvey Weinstein lurking in your workplace? Although sexual harassment has been present in workplaces for over fifty years, recently more and more women have been revealing their stories and commencing lawsuits about harassment they have experienced in the workplace […]


When you have an employee with a known disability, it is imperative that you not act before you have thought through whether the employee’s actions could be caused by his/her disability. South San Francisco Walgreens recently learned this lesson when the EEOC sued the largest drug store chain in America for disability discrimination. What happened […]


PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICALS: EMPLOYERS BEWARE Recently, the EEOC decided to breathe some life into the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act by taking a much more aggressive approach to the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act. The EEOC has identified genetic discrimination as one of its six national priorities. Thus, they recently commenced an action against two different companies that […]


Managers need to understand that sexual harassment does not just need to occur between a man and a woman. In fact, managers have often made the mistake of thinking that when one man or woman harasses another individual of the same sex it does not violate the employer’s Sexual Harassment Policy and have therefore ignored […]