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Preeminent employment law, benefits law and HR management training company.
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EEOC Releases Preliminary Fiscal Year 2018 Statistics on Sexual Harassment Claims

Last week, the EEOC released preliminary data on sexual harassment claims for its 2018 fiscal year. The report (not surprisingly) shows an eye-popping rise in sexual harassment claims and enforcement activity – a trend acting EEOC chair Victoria Lipnic anticipates will continue for a while.

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World's worst bosses -- for employers who don't want to be sued

If the "humble boss" is best, who's the worst?

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EEOC now says it IS having a #MeToo spike

How quickly things change!

Late last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released preliminary numbers on sexual harassment for Fiscal Year 2018, which ended September 30. Here is what the agency says:

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How does one measure the impact of #MeToo at its first anniversary?

reported allegations of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein that started the #MeToo movement. Since, at least 425 prominent people across industries have been publicly accused of sexual misconduct.

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EEOC Reminds Employers of the Importance of Targeted Screening and Individualized Assessment Processes

On September 24, 2018, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reaffirmed the importance of following its 2012 enforcement guidance on employer use of criminal history information—specifically the EEOC’s targeted screening process and individualized assessment process--when it announced a voluntary agreement with large furniture retailer Rooms To Go. The agreement resolved allegations of race discrimination brought by an African-American job applicant whose offer of employment was rescinded based on Rooms To Go’s background check policies.

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New California Sexual Harassment Legislation Will Make It More Difficult for Employers to Resolve Claims

In the waning days of his final term of office and on the last possible day under the legislative calendar, on September 30, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a trio of bills into law that should have a dramatic effect on the ability of workers to bring claims for harassment and discrimination in the workplace.

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An employment lawyer's thoughts on the Kavanaugh controversy

Non-partisan to the best of my ability.

I've held off as long as I could, but here are some of my thoughts about the controversy surrounding Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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"I'm going to need every Saturday off; is that gonna be a problem?"

Darrell Patterson had worked in Walgreens' 24/7 call center for six years without incident. He claims Walgreens fired him for skipping an emergency training session held on a Saturday. He's a Seventh-day Adventist, and it's against his religion to work on the Sabbath (from sundown Friday through downs Saturday). Until his firing, they had worked cooperatively to schedule around this religious prohibitions, without incident.

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FMLA quirks quiz!

Here is a quiz about some of the quirkier aspects of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

How much do you know about these FMLA oddities? Unless otherwise indicated, you can assume that all of our hypothetical employers are covered by the FMLA and that all of the employees are eligible for leave. As always, the answers appear at the end of each question, and you are allowed to take the quiz as many times as necessary to ace it. I'll never tell!

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Recent audit reveals the DOL's distribution initiative

We recently witnessed the DOL's 401K audit priorities first hand.

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