EEOC files test case on rigid leave policies

  • September 21, 2017

If the EEOC wins a pending lawsuit, be prepared to amend any policy that unequivocally calls for firing employees who can’t return to work after they have used up...

Warn against mocking sexual orientation

  • September 13, 2017

Regardless of sexual orientation’s uncertain protected status, it is well-settled that mocking someone’s nonconformity to society’s gender stereotypes...

Here’s what not to say to EEOC investigators

  • September 07, 2017

A supervisor for Regional International Corp., located near Rochester, said precisely the wrong thing to an EEOC investigator after an employee filed an ADA complaint...

Clearly spell out performance expectations

  • September 04, 2017

Make sure your managers and supervisors clearly and formally communicate their performance expectations. A performance review that criticizes alleged poor work based on...

EEOC on the way? Prepare your supervisors

  • August 30, 2017

If you haven’t had to interact with EEOC investigators yet, chances are you will eventually. And a supervisor who hasn’t been properly prepared to deal with...