Fourth Circuit Affirms EEOC’s Resounding Summary Judgment Defeat in ADA Case

Fourth Circuit Affirms EEOC’s Resounding Summary Judgment Defeat in  ADA Case

In a case we have previously blogged about several times due to spoliation sanctions imposed on the EEOC – most recently here - the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a ruling out of the Middle District of North Carolina and upheld the summary judgment dismissal of an ADA lawsuit brought by the EEOC.

EEOC Issues New Guidance Concerning Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodations

By | Employers' Advisor | June 29, 2015
EEOC Issues New Guidance Concerning Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodations

On June 25, 2015, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues (the Guidance). As stated on the EEOC’s website, the Guidance supersedes the EEOC’s earlier guidance on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), which had been issued in 2014.

EEOC Encouraged to Address Social Media and “but-for” Causation in Revising Guidance On Retaliation

By | HR Defense | June 25, 2015

At a meeting of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, convened to address the explosive growth of retaliation charges last week, witnesses made a variety of recommendations, including that the agency revise its retaliation guidance in its Compliance Manual to embrace the Supreme Court’s “but-for” causation standard and to address the impact of social media in the workplace.