Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

On Thursday May 7, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) updated and clarified its previous guidance as to how employers should treat employees with underlying medical conditions amidst the COVID pandemic. The link to the guidance can be found here.  As we have previously blogged on 5/7 and 3/2, the EEOC has

On April 25, 2019, Judge Tanya Chutkan of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled in National Women’s Law Center et al v. Office of Management and Budget et al., Civil Action No. 17-cv-2458 (D.D.C.) (“National Women’s Law Center”) that employers subject to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) EEO-1

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued final rules yesterday establishing how employer-sponsored wellness programs can comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”), without discriminating against employees or running afoul of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”).

In today’s health-driven world, many employers

On April 20, 2015, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued proposed guidance concerning employer wellness programs. The proposed rule would amend the EEOC’s regulations and interpretive guidance implementing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Prior to the proposed rule, the EEOC was silent as to whether employers may offer

Maryland recently became the first state in the country to ban employers from asking both employees and job applicants for their social media passwords.  The bill, which passed both houses of Maryland’s legislature, is expected to be signed by Governor Martin O’Malley, and take effect on October 1, 2012.  The New Jersey Legislature is considering