By Christopher DeGroff, Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., and Howard Wexler

With little fanfare, the EEOC quietly announced on February 18, 2016 its adoption of new “Nationwide Procedures for Releasing Respondent Position Statements and Obtaining Responses from Charging Parties.” Importantly, the Nationwide Procedures retroactively apply to all EEOC requests for position statements

Dear ELL readers:

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Along with the feasting and festivities, the day encourages us to take the time to reflect on those things for which we are most grateful.  From small acts of kindness to awe-inspiring examples of wonder, Thanksgiving helps us become more conscious of our good fortune. 

As the Supreme Court of the United States begins their October 2015 term, the Employment Law Lookout Blog Team wanted to provide our readers with a preview (and then later a “post-view”) of the several cases being heard by the “Supremes” that will likely have an impact on the world of employment law.   Installment 1,

By: Ben Conley and Sam Schwartz-Fenwick

The Obama administration continues to use its executive authority to expand societal inclusion of transgender individuals. On September 3, the Department of Health and Human Services issued proposed rules under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act that provides in part that health programs and activities that receive financial

By Brian A. Wadsworth

On August 20, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that a plaintiff could not prevail on a Title VII religious discrimination claim where there was no evidence the employer knew that the reason that the plaintiff refused to complete a job duty, which led to the