Sharon Fast Gustafson, the general counsel nominee for the EEOC, hopes to focus more energy on mediation than litigation, which she described as “necessary” but also an “expensive, imperfect tool.”
EEOC’s report on harassment in the workplace.
My most recent blog for SHRM’s We Know Next talks about the beginning of a New Year being a great time to minimize the risk of bad precedent. To read the full blog, please click the title above.
In the EEOC v. Ford Motor Company, the Sixth Circuit recently held that telecommuting could be a reasonable accommodation under the ADA for the employee at issue.
Each year around this time we employment lawyers anxiously await the EEOC’s release of it’s fiscal year statistics. We want to know whether our warnings to our clients that the EEOC is “increasingly active” and that the number of charges filed is “up” still ring true.