by Maria Greco Danaher, Esq., Ogletree Deakins
In 2007, during a nationwide upsurge in , the EEOC released a set of guidelines advising employers on issues related to caregiver bias. claims
Following up on that issue, the commission has supplemented those guidelines with recommendations designed to help employers “reduce the chance of EEO violations against caregivers, and to remove barriers to equal employment opportunity.”
You can find the technical assistance document, Employer Best Practices for Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities, at www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/caregiver-best-practices.html.
What is caregiving responsibility discrimination?
The caregiving responsibilities addressed in the EEOC’s recent guidance include not only child care but caring for parents and older family members as well as relatives with disabilities. Those are issues of increasing importance for employ...(register to read more)
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