By Christopher Kelleher and Andrew Scroggins

Seyfarth Synopsis. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has issued guidance tailored to the construction industry regarding compliance with anti-harassment laws. This lines up with our prediction in early 2024 that the EEOC had put the construction industry squarely in its sights. The guidance is important for construction-industry leaders and employers to

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By Yoon-Woo Nam, Danielle Shapiro, Christina Forte Meddin, Camille A. Olson, Karla Grossenbacher, and Lawrence Z. Lorber

Seyfarth Synopsis: On April 15, 2024, the EEOC issued its final regulation and interpretive guidance (“PWFA Regulations”) for the enforcement of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“PWFA”), a law that took effect in June 2023. The PWFA

Continue Reading Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: EEOC Issues Final Rule To Implement New Law Protecting Pregnant Workers

By Matthew J. Gagnon

Seyfarth Synopsis: We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest edition of Developments in Equal Pay Litigation, available as an eBook here. This report contains our annual analysis of trends and developments in the relentlessly dynamic body of law that is the equal pay litigation and legislation landscape. It was released along with Seyfarth’s 

Continue Reading Now Available: 2024 Edition of Developments In Equal Pay Litigation

By Rachel See, Dawn Solowey and Adrienne Lee

Seyfarth Synopsis: In a written opinion issued on March 7, 2024, the EEOC confirmed that an employee must not only show a sincerely held religious belief, but that the employee’s religious belief is actually in conflict with the workplace training or program. The EEOC’s opinion also confirmed that an undue

Continue Reading EEOC Weighs in on Alleged Conflict Between Religious Beliefs and Civil Rights Training

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By Christopher DeGroff and Andrew Scroggins

Each year, our team at Seyfarth analyzes every EEOC case filing—as well as EEOC-related legal decisions from around the country—to compile the definitive A-Z desk reference for “everything EEOC.” As we turn the page into 2024, we are pleased to announce the publication of Seyfarth Shaw’s 2024 Edition of its EEOC-Initiated Litigation Report.

Continue Reading Seyfarth’s 2024 EEOC-Initiated Litigation Report Explains the Driving Forces Behind the Surge in EEOC Filings

By Kristina Launey and John W. Egan

Seyfarth Synopsis: Recent guidance from the EEOC on federal agencies’ disability accommodation obligations contain insights for private employers as well.

The EEOC recently published an article, Providing an Accessible Workplace, which while directed at federal agencies also includes important guidance for private employers as well.  As the nation’s largest employer, the federal

Continue Reading Employers Should Take Note Of New Federal Workplace Accessibility Guidance

By Rachel V. See

Seyfarth Synopsis: Following President Biden’s comprehensive Executive Order on AI, the White House announced the formation of the “US AI Safety Institute” within the Commerce Department’s technology arm, the NIST.  The Institute has been directed to develop technical guidance used by regulators, such as the EEOC, considering rulemaking and enforcement on discrimination related to AI. The

Continue Reading How the Federal Government’s AI Risk Management Practices Will Set the Standard: A Closer Look at Government Action Following President Biden’s Executive Order on AI

By Joshua Ditelberg and Cary Burke

Seyfarth Synopsis: On October 26, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board published its newest Standard for Determining Joint Employer Status in the Federal Register, which becomes effective 60 days from publication.  In many ways, the Rule draws its essence from the Board’s previous joint-employer doctrine, in which the Board  held that an entity

Continue Reading The NLRB Issues a New Joint Employer Rule Providing that Indirect and/or Reserved Control of Essential Employment Terms is Sufficient to Establish a Joint-Employer Relationship

By Emily J. Miller and Rachel V. See

Seyfarth Synopsis: On October 2, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) published notice of its “PROPOSED Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace” (“draft enforcement guidance”) in the Federal Register. Employers should pay attention because the draft enforcement guidance sets forth the standards to which the EEOC will seek to

Continue Reading EEOC Releases Draft Enforcement Guidance on Workplace Harassment and Invites Comment