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EPLI: On the EEOC’s List: Protection for Transgendered Employees

Recent EEOC Activity Looks at Transgender Discrimination in the WorkplaceRecent EEOC Activity Looks at Transgender Discrimination in the Workplace

Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner may be making all the headlines with recent revelations of his transition to becoming a woman, but it’s the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that’s working to protect transgendered employees under Title VII. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin. 

Transgender …

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EEOC and New Legislation Focuses on Pregnant Employees and Discrimination

EEOC and New Legislation Focuses on Pregnant Employees and DiscriminationReview of Company Policies, Employment Practices Liability Insurance Key

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has made it clear to employers that its goal is to continue to proactively focus on discrimination allegations, including those related to pregnancy. When it first made the announcement back in 2012, it immediately filed four high-profile pregnancy discrimination cases. In fact, the EEOC for 2012 recovered more than $14 million in settlements involving …

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Employment Practices: Law Prohibits Discrimination Against The Jobless

Employment Practices Law Prohibits Discrimination Against The JoblessThe Unemployed Becomes A Protected Class Against Employment Discrimination with NYC Law

The city of New York has recently enacted a law that will prohibit employers from discriminating against the unemployed in their hiring practices. This law will become effective July 11, 2013, and follows other jurisdictions, such as New Jersey, District of Columbia and Ohio, with another 18 states looking to amend their laws. In fact, New Jersey became …

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What is Employment Practices Liability Insurance?

What is Employment Practices Liability InsuranceWhat is Employment Practices Liability Insurance?

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), almost 75% of all litigation against corporations involves employment disputes. That’s right, you’re more likely to have a claim against your business involving an employee than a General Liability or Property claim. What’s more, companies are finding that they are vulnerable from the pre-hiring process through the exit interview, even if the employee was never hired, …

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