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EEOC Issues Best Practices To Avoid Caregiver Discrimination

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a document highlighting the best practices for employers to avoid discriminating against workers with caregiving responsibilities.  Employer Best Practices for Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities supplements guidance the agency issued in 2007 that examines how federal anti-discrimination laws apply to caregivers, Unlawful Disparate Treatment of Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities. While caregivers are not a protected class, stereotypes and assumptions about caregivers are often at the root of claims under Title VII, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


"Today we take another step forward, articulating not just the bare minimum required to avoid unlawful discrimination, but also thinking broadly about the ways in which family-friendly workplace policies can improve wo...(register to read more)

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